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#HRC47 DAY 2: Iran under scrutiny at the Human Rights Council

22 June 2021: The UN Human Rights Council was presented with the report of the UN Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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UK’s undocumented migrants – the lost million+

Zoe Gardner, policy advisor for the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, describes a “crisis” environment that has lead to over 1.2 million people living in the UK with no legal status. Victim to an inflexible and unforgiving immigration system, how did these people go from holding legal status to living in fear of deportation? 

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Iranian presidential election: what hope for human rights?

Iran’s presidential election on 18th June is considered one of the most remarkable political events this year, yet not one that brings much change for Iranians. Shiva Mahbobi, human rights defender and former Iranian prisoner, Farian Sabahi, journalist and professor, and Mehdi Kouhestani, labour activist, discuss the impact of this election on human rights in the country and beyond.

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Iran’s elections – the only choice is “None of the above”

Human Rights activist and former Iranian prisoner, Shiva Mahbobi discusses the implications of the Iranian presidential election.

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China: Breaking the Genocide Convention

Yonah Diamond, legal counsel at the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights worked in collaboration with The Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy and over 50 international experts on a report to identify if China bears State responsibility for committing genocide against Uyghurs, in breach of the 1948 Genocide Convention.

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UK policing bill criticised for eroding the rights to protest

Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has stated that the new UK policing bill breaches basic human rights to freedom of expression and freedom of assembly. MPs have warned that enforcing the bill will increase the risks of peaceful demonstrators in England and Wales being criminalised. … Read more →

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