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One million Rohingya Muslims face communications blackout in Bangladesh

Almost one million Rohingya Muslims living in refugee camps in Bangladesh face a communications blackout after the government ordered a ban on mobile phone services and sim cards. Officials say the mobile network block is intended to protect national security, citing …
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Charging for a child’s future; the cost of citizenship fees

A child eligible for British citizenship is charged £1,012 to apply, even though it only costs the UK government £372 to process. These charges are forcing parents into debt because without citizenship, their children’s access to education, travel and work is greatly restricted …

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UN Special rapporteur warns of increasing of statelessness worldwide

In 2017, the UNHCR officially recognised statelessness as an issue that affects minorities. 3/4 of the world’s stateless population are indeed recongied as minorities. UN Special rapporteur on Minority Issues, Fernand de Varennes, talks about the extent of this crisis and its challenges. He shares his …

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Behind the Wire – Immigration Detention in Australia

André Dao and Michael Green of the award-winning project “Behind The Wire” expose the detention of asylum seekers in Australia through videos, audio stories, photographs and exhibitions. Founded in 2014, Behind the Wire shares the stories of those who have experienced detention: family …

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Rohingya activists talk about the repercussions of the crisis in Myanmar & Bangladesh

“The Rohingya population was made stateless. They are not stateless”, said Hafsar Tameesuddin and Sujauddin Karimuddin, two Rohingya activists that talked about the repercussions the Rohingya crisis has had on children and young people. Thousands are being denied access to education in …

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Our campaigns expose tyranny and human rights violations worldwide

#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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30 years of statelessness in the former Soviet Union

Almost three decades have passed since the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union and the subsequent proclamation of independence by fifteen states. Soviet nationality ceased to exist and most former Soviet Republics adopted their own nationality laws yet the collapse of the USSR is one of the events in recent history that has resulted in mass statelessness. … Read more →

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