Human Rights

When will the prosecutors who ignore the law be disciplined?

When will illegitimate prosecutors be fired?

How can a nation claim to follow the rule of law when public prosecutors commonly manipulate evidence and violate the principle of private investigation? What has the judicial reform over the past 10 years achieved?
Nothing can be done to an illegitimate prosecutor who exceeds legal authority after a 10 year recourse period?

“Time to go up a gear,” say UN human rights chief at end of Japan visit

TOKYO (14 May 2010) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Friday she had held encouraging discussions with the Japanese government on a range of domestic and international human rights issues, including discrimination, treatment of migrants, methods to combat trafficking, the death penalty and maximizing Japan’s potential as an influential actor on the international stage.

Academy’s Contemporary Docs Series Examines Fiscal Responsibility and Farmworkers’ Rights

“Viva la Causa” and “I.O.U.S.A.” will screen as the next installment in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 28th annual “Contemporary Documentaries” series on Wednesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Admission to all screenings in the series is free.

New UN report urges greater global efforts to end child labour

8 May 2010 – The United Nations labour agency warned in a new study that efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour are waning and called for a “re-energized” global campaign to end the scourge.

Greece: Lead Contamination Threat to Migrants Unresolved

People Still Accommodated in Camp’s Contaminated Area

Dozens of families are still accommodated in areas of a migrant camp in Lesbos where soil testing showed elevated lead levels two months after the Greek government confirmed that the areas were contaminated, Human Rights Watch said on April 1. The authorities have yet to conduct comprehensive soil testing inside the camp in the highest-risk areas to assess the extent of contamination.

US, EU, Britain, Canada Impose Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Uyghurs

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on several Chinese officials for human rights abuses against the Muslim Uyghur minority in China's Xinjiang province, prompting retaliation from China.

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March 2021

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the European Union confirms its unabated commitment to the elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance including its contemporary forms.

To Save Taiwan and Change the Future by Abolishing the Bonus System

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Thousands Gathered on Ketagalan Boulevard, Called for Tax Reform and Celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Wild Lily Student Movement

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2020 is the 30th anniversary of the Wild Lily Student Movement. At the event, young participants, scholars, experts and tax victims held lilies, calling on the fighters of Wild Lily Student Movement, who have now risen to power, not to forget their enthusiasm and original intentions.

Thousands Gathered on Ketagalan Boulevard, Called for Tax Reform and Celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Wild Lily Student Movement

2020 is the 30th anniversary of the Wild Lily Student Movement. At the event, young participants, scholars, experts and tax victims held lilies, calling on the fighters of Wild Lily Student Movement, who have now risen to power, not to forget their enthusiasm and original intentions. They should shoulder the responsibility to find solutions of tax cases and help the tax victims who are still suffering under state violence.