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PUTTING HUMAN RIGHTS INTO FOCUS

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IOHR calls on China and Hong Kong authorities to exercise restraint

On Sunday 18 August, over 1.7 million people – a quarter of the population - gathered at a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, amid increasingly severe warnings by Beijing. Activists and police have clashed over the past 11 weeks, but this weekend's protest remained peaceful.
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The Rohingya Crisis in Photos

Saiful Huq Omi, a telecom engineer found a bigger meaning to life when he started his career as a documentary photographer in 2005. From the New York Times and Channel 4 to the National Geographic, this award-wining photographer has documented the Rohingya people for the past …

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Members of The Qatari Al Ghufran Clan Fight To Regain Their Citizenship

In 1996 and 2004 the State of Qatar stripped the entire Ghufran clan, a part of the Al Murrah tribe, of its citizenship. Close to 6000 tribesmen and their families were accused of disloyalty to the state. While many have regained their citizenship, many remain separated from their families unable to …

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Regional networks collaborating to support the world’s stateless population

Chris Nash, Director and co-founder of the European Network on Statelessness and Florencia Reggiardo, staff Attorney at the Center for Justice and International Law from the Inter-American statelessness network, describe the global issues faced by regional networks tackling statelessness …

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ACTIS: combating drug overdose crisis in Norway

Despite being one the of most affluent countries in Europe, Norway continues to fight a drug overdose battle. Generation X makes up the highest overdose rate in the country, leading to demands to build a more structured follow-up for drug treatment entrants after a non-fatal overdose to …

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#BeARefugeeSponsor

#BeARefugeeSponsor calls for the expansion and diversification of the UK Community Sponsorship resettlement scheme of Syrian refugees as the numbers of those displaced increases.

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#NotBornARadical

#NotBornARadical aims at preventing radicalism and countering extremism. IOHR focus on challenges of rehabilitation and reintegration programmes and how empowering the youth is key.

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#DefendJournalists

According to Reporters Without Borders, 2018 was the most dangerous year on record to be a journalist. A total of 80 were murdered, 348 were imprisoned and a further 60 were taken hostage.

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#ChildrenNotProfit

#ChildrenNotProfit calls on the government to waive citizenship fees for children and aims to increase public awareness of the extortionate Home Office citizenship fees and the severe implications of these on children’s lives.

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#BrexitvsYourRights

#BrexitvsYourRights. Under the current UK Withdrawal Bill to exit the European Union Bill your rights are potentially at risk. IOHR tracks the impact on your human rights and raises awareness after this historical measure.

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#FreeRouhaniHostages

During President Hassan Rouhani’s tenure, Iran has failed to live up to his promise to improve human rights. Iran has jailed up to 30 dual-nationals since 2015 including 19 Europeans, 7 Americans and have used them as bargaining chips for political gains

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Global Human Rights News

Istanbul’s crackdown on Syrian refugees

On 22 July, the governor of Istanbul announced that all unregistered Syrians must leave the city by 20 August. At least 2,630 refugees have been removed since, many of whom say they have been sent back into the warzone in contravention of international law … Read more →

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Saudi Arabia’s new laws for women - a small step but still not enough

Earlier this week it was announced that the Saudi Arabian government passed new laws that afford women long overdue rights. Taking effect at the end of August, the new laws permit women over the age of twenty-one to apply for a passport and travel freely without male guardianship and permission. As well as this were changes to family laws -- women can now register a marriage, divorce, or … Read more →

Brazil's new president: A threat to the Amazon and its indigenous people

The Philippines may have replaced Brazil for the first time as the most dangerous country on earth for people who defend their land and environment but that does not make the Latin American country a paradise for indigenous people - quite the contrary. The tribes of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest fear they will be … Read more →

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