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1. Barack Obama: Yes We Can, Thank You New Hampshire

10 January 2008 12:15am | Barack Obama 2008 Campaign

I want to congratulate Senator Clinton on a hard-fought victory here in New Hampshire. A few weeks ago, no one imagined that we'd have accomplished what we did here tonight... More >>

2. Peter Tatchell receives Gandhi International Peace Award

02 November 2016 11:00am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Peter Tatchell received the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2016 at a ceremony in the Houses of Parliament in London on 31 October 2016. It honours his 50 years of human rights advocacy and activism. He dedicated his acceptance to the ..... More >>

3. Multiculturalism, uniculturalism and monoculturalism

07 September 2013 1:25pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

We need to define the concepts of multiculturalism, uniculturalism and monoculturalism before entering into a debate on their application, practice and future direction in Sri Lanka. Multiculturalism refers to that trend in the society where the different ..... More >>

4. SAMOAN MINOANS FROM ANCIENT CRETE: The Origin of Polynesia

01 July 2011 5:20pm | Obed Unasa

One of history's great mysteries that glitter in the realm of the unknown, just beyond the reach of scientific proof, is the origin of Polynesia... More >>

5. BANGLADESH: Attorney General's Office Supersedes High Court

30 November 2013 11:04am | Asian Human Rights Commission

BANGLADESH: Attorney General's Office Supersedes High Court o o The Asian Human Rights Commission has learned that direct intervention from the Attorney General's Office of Bangladesh is preventing the release of ASM Nasiruddin Elan, Director of ..... More >>

6. Reactions to the Movie ? "The Day After Tomorrow"

02 June 2004 9:59am | Tuvalu Government

The movie "The Day After Tomorrow" provides a dramatic picture of climate change and sea level rise. Whilst the reality may not be as dramatic, climate change is nevertheless devastating for small island developing states like Tuvalu... More >>

7. Violence Against Women And Role Of Media

13 January 2005 9:05am | Kamala Sarup

Media had still not played effective roles in minimizing domestic violence against women even, media can play a lead role in the society's fight against violence against women. As media is the eye, ear and limbs of the society they could help a great ..... More >>

8. Eritrea: Referral to the International Criminal Court Urged

28 October 2016 10:59pm | UNHCHR

GENEVA (28 October 2016) - States must heed the pleas of countless victims of crimes against humanity for justice and accountability, Sheila Keetharuth of the former UN Commission of Inquiry on human rights in Eritrea urged the UN General Assembly ..... More >>

9. Indymedia: 1000s Women Murdered For Snuff Movies

13 December 2004 10:46am | Indymedia

Claims have surfaced on Indymedia that thousands of women and young children have been murdered in Latin America. The writer claims the murders have been recorded for a thriving snuff movie industry worth millions... More >>

10. Media Statement From Rt Hon Helen Clark

06 October 2016 9:17am | Helen Clark

I congratulate my long-time colleague Antonio Guterres whom the UN Security Council has agreed to recommend to the United Nations General Assembly as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations... More >>

11. UN expert to assess situation of migrants in Australia

31 October 2016 11:02am | United Nations

GENEVA (31 October 2016) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau, will visit Australia from 1 to 18 November 2016 to assess the migration programmes, policies and laws developed by the Australian ..... More >>

12. A Critical Response to PICTA, PACER ...

19 February 2002 4:32pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Pacific Island peoples have had no say in the discussions and negotiations on PICTA and PACER. There have been no public consultations or debates, not even within national parliaments, over these far-reaching agreements. In August 2002 the Pacific Islands ..... More >>

13. South Korea urged to halt destruction of wetland

20 August 2003 10:47pm | Birdlife International

Cambridge, UK, 20th August 2003 - In protests at South Korean embassies in the UK, USA, Australia, Japan and New Zealand, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Seoul, a coalition of environmental organisations has formally protested about ..... More >>

14. John Bolton's Divorce - Group Sex Allegations

13 May 2005 11:43am | Larry Flynt

Publisher Larry Flynt's Questions Posed to State Department Regarding Corroborated Allegations that First Wife was Forced into Group Sex go Unanswered.. More >>

15. UN: Rights Of Persons With Disabilities In Force

05 May 2008 9:16am | United Nations

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities entered into force today, one month after the required twentieth country ratified the landmark treaty which guarantees the rights of some 650 million people worldwide... More >>

16. Neanderthals Hunted, Raped And Ate Humans

18 September 2009 12:58pm | The Mandus

Neanderthals were not the gentle, almost-human creatures portrayed in the media over the last 50 years. New Australian research reveals they were aggressive, powerful and terrifying carnivores-ruthless and efficient apex predators, who hunted, raped ..... More >>

17. 10th Anniversary Of The Biketawa Declaration

29 October 2010 4:34pm | Pacific Islands Forum

The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat has expressed the region's appreciation for the vision and forward-thinking approach of those Pacific Islands Forum Leaders who adopted the Biketawa Declaration ten years ago... More >>

18. Poems of Resistance: 7 Poems for Palestine

28 January 2011 9:33am | Patrick Mac Manus

The sun walks through the border Guns keep silent A skylark starts its morning song In Tulkarem And flies away to sup With the birds of a Kibbutz A lonely donkey strolls Across the firing line Unheeded by the watching squad But for me, your ousted son, ..... More >>

19. Historic WW1 Kiwi Military Records Now Available Online

20 April 2011 5:24pm | Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry.com.au releases over 40 million historic military collections, free to search for a limited time this ANZAC Day Weekend .. More >>

20. Latin American and Caribbean Region Leading Climate Action

01 October 2016 9:12pm | UNFCCC

More than Two Thirds of Latin American and Caribbean Nations' Climate Action Plans Refer to a Price on Carbon Press release in English: http://newsroom.unfccc.int/unfccc-newsroom/countries-in-latin-american-and-the-caribbean-region-leading-climate-action/ Press release in Spanish: http://newsroom.unfccc.int/es/noticias/los-paises-de-america-latina-y-el-caribe-liderando-la-accion-climatica/ ..... More >>

21. New Un Chief Interest in Peace May Benefit West Papua

18 October 2016 5:00pm | Pacific Islands Association of NGOs

Suva - A peaceful end to the occupation of West Papua by Indonesia is a real possibility with the election of the United Nation's next secretary general, Antonio Guterres last week says the Pacific Islands Association of NGOs. .. More >>

22. Unprecedented lawsuit involving Statoil launched

19 October 2016 9:53am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, October 18: An unprecedented legal case has been filed against the Norwegian Government for allowing oil companies including state-owned Statoil to drill for new oil in the Arctic... More >>

23. Major Victory for Protection of the Southern Ocean

28 October 2016 12:21pm | Antarctic Ocean Alliance

Friday 28 October, Hobart, Australia: The Antarctic Ocean Alliance applauds the momentous agreement by Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) to safeguard 1.55 million km2 of the Ross Sea in the Southern ..... More >>

24. List of top ten environmental activists

16 February 2006 4:21pm | Australian Green Party

Green activism is not for the fainthearted, as anti-whaling campaigners found last week. The environmental expert Fred Pearce selects the planet's top ten eco-warriors.. More >>

25. The Role of NGOs in the Development of Democracy

12 June 2006 2:30pm | US State Department

Barry F. Lowenkron, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Remarks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Washington, DC June 8, 2006.. More >>

26. Somalia Agriculture And Its Current Problems

04 February 2010 9:46am | World Environmental Journalists

Somalia has been without a functioning central government or systematical law and order for almost two decades. The National Association of Somali Science and Environmental Journalists (NASSEJ) would like to agglomerate different options about the past and ..... More >>

27. Pakistan: woman was sentenced to death by stoning

13 July 2010 12:04pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

8 July 2010 - Khawateen Mahaz-e-Amal (Women's Action Forum - National) is outraged at reports of yet another judgement of Rajm (stoning to death) for illicit relations, pronounced by a self-styled Jirga, an illegal court in Kala Dhaka, Pakhtoonkha province ..... More >>

28. Made in Brazil: Confronting Child Labour

17 November 2010 11:15am | Council on Hemispheric Affairs

While Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has made significant efforts to reduce child labor, at the end of his tenure the issue still remains urgent. Forging a successful strategy to reduce child labor is not a simple task, since the reasons ..... More >>

29. WikiLeaks: NZ's largest fraud case

20 December 2010 5:00pm | Wikileaks

November 1, 2004. In what media reports have called the largest passport forgery case of its kind in New Zealand, two refugees to New Zealand, Iraqi Fahad Jaber AJEIL (age 29) and Kuwaiti Riyad Hamied SULTAN (age 29), were found guilty October 21 of ..... More >>

30. Illegal Methamphetamines Made From Drugs in Thai Hospitals

23 May 2012 6:20pm | Richard S. Ehrlich

Millions of Illegal Methamphetamines Made From Medicine in Thailand's Hospitals By Richard S. Ehrlich BANGKOK, Thailand -- Police said they seized one million illicit methamphetamine pills, weeks after discovering nearly 50 million legal tablets to ..... More >>

31. Jared Diamond's new book 'The World Until Yesterday' racist

04 February 2013 11:15am | Survival International

Tribal rights organization Survival International has launched a vigorous critique of Pulitzer Prize-winner Jared Diamond's new book 'The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?', labelling it 'dangerous nonsense,' ..... More >>

32. Hong Kong: The Vallejos Evangeline case

27 March 2013 9:50am | Asian Human Rights Commission

The Law Society of Hong Kong notes the Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") published its judgment ("Judgment") in the case of Vallejos Evangeline Banao and Domingo Daniel L. v. Commissioner of Registration and Registration of Persons Tribunal ..... More >>

33. East Asia Pacific organized crime: $USD 90bn annually

17 April 2013 11:17am | United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Illicit markets in East Asia and the Pacific earn organized criminal groups nearly USD 90 billion a year - an amount roughly equal to twice the GDP of Myanmar, according to a UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report released today... More >>

34. EDF Trading Backs Away from Adani's Carbon Offsetting Coal

06 September 2013 4:31pm | Carbon Market Watch

Brussels/Ahmedabad, 5 September 2013 - NGOs welcome that EDF Trading, one of the top buyers of carbon credits from carbon offsetting projects, distanced itself from the controversial Adani Mundra CDM coal power project. Following a report commissioned ..... More >>

35. PNG: Journalist Arrested for Betelnut Joke About Police

12 August 2014 5:52pm | PNG Post-Courier - Pacific Media Watch

Papua New Guinea's popular betelnut ... topic of a police "bribery" joke. Image: PMC archive .. More >>

36. Siemens Linked to Major Rights Abuses Across Americas

29 January 2015 10:39am | Amazon Watch

Munich, Germany - Dozens of protestors from a coalition of German and international organizations converged today on the shareholder meeting of leading German corporation Siemens to condemn the company's role in egregious human rights violations from Brazil ..... More >>

37. Australia: Guantanamo-style abuse of child prisoners

29 July 2016 11:34am | Amnesty International

Chilling footage showing detained Indigenous children being tear gassed and a child being hooded and strapped to a restraint chair in Australia's Northern Territory must serve as a wakeup call for the government on the need to urgently change its ..... More >>

38. TPP Senate Inquiry welcomed by community groups

16 September 2016 11:03am | AFTINET

September 16, 2016 TPP Senate Inquiry welcomed by community groups A Senate inquiry has been called into the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, in response to a letter sent to parliamentarians from 60 community organisations representing over 2 million ..... More >>

39. ITF sounds new alarm over Panama Canal

22 October 2016 8:12pm | ITF

Global union federation the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) have raised fresh concerns about the safety of the new locks on the Panama Canal and a growing threat of privatisation of its members in the Panama Canal at a press conference ..... More >>

40. UN expert urges action to protect North Korea rights

28 October 2016 11:02pm | UNHCHR

NEW YORK / GENEVA (28 October 2016) - A United Nations rights expert has called on the international community to adopt a common and principled approach to the protection of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). "If we are ..... More >>

41. The New Girmit Law That Put Fijians In Bondage

25 February 2000 2:42pm | Unknown

SUVA: The end of the "Girmit Era" in 1920 did not necessarily mark the end of the indenture system in Fiji, according to a recent land study, the Daily Post reports... More >>

42. FIJI: Scavengers attack journalists at dump

09 June 2000 10:45am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA (PMW): Scavengers at the rubbish dump of Fiji's capital of Suva have stoned and attacked journalists reporting on the economic and social consequences of the Pacific country's three-week-old political crisis, according to a newspaper report... More >>

43. Reforming The Use Of Agricultural Land In Fiji

09 June 2000 1:00pm | University Of The South Pacific

REFORMING THE LEASING AND THE USE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND IN FIJI: An Economic Incentive Approach.. More >>

44. Fiji: Speight & Chiefs Meet Today

13 July 2000 12:54am | First Published on Fijilive website - fijilive.com

The meeting between the Great Council of Chiefs and George Speight's rebels has started, but the remaining 18 hostages have still not been released from the parliamentary complex in Suva... More >>

45. Blueprint For The Protection Of Fijian Rights

17 July 2000 11:57am | Unknown

BLUEPRINT FOR THE PROTECTION OF FIJIAN & ROTUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERESTS, AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF THEIR DEVELOPMENT.. More >>

46. FIJI: Lawyer blasts police investigations

30 August 2000 10:02am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA: A former Fijian police investigator who is now a criminal lawyer today condemned investigation methods over the National Bank of Fiji scandal involving more than $220 million... More >>

47. Military Speak Out On Nimacere's Death

06 November 2000 10:56am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA: Prison fugitive Alifereti Nimacere reached for his gun and tried to flee from his hideout house when Fiji military forces searching for him opened fire, a military spokesperson said today... More >>

48. Regime Defers 2001 Budget Announcement

09 November 2000 9:49am | Fiji Peoples Coalition Government

The regime today announced that it will not be able to announce next year's budget on Friday as it had earlier planned... More >>

49. Fiji: Major Sorby Caught In Crossfire

09 November 2001 11:50am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

SUVA (Pasifik Nius): Major Samuel Sorby, commander of Fiji's special forces First Meridian Squadron, has told a court martial he was caught in the crossfire during the 2 November 2000 mutiny at Queen Elizabeth Barracks, the Sun newspaper reports... More >>

50. Samoan Media Freedom Fighter To Visit New Zealand

11 September 2002 11:38am | Pacific Media Watch - Pasifik Nius

An internationally renowned Samoan journalist and media freedom fighter is set to visit Auckland later this month. Savea Sano Malifa, editor of Samoan newspaper the Samoan Observer, will be guest speaker at the second annual Pacific Islands Media ..... More >>

51. Spying in Iraq: From Fact to Allegation

27 September 2002 11:07am | FAIR

Nothing makes a newspaper prouder than a juicy foreign-policy scoop. Except, it seems, when the scoop ends up raising awkward questions about a U.S. administration's drive for war... More >>

52. Prime Minister Tony Blair's Glasgow Party Speech

17 February 2003 2:15pm | UK Government

We've been in power for six years now. Through the election wins, the popular changes and yes, the tougher decisions. It's a very different business from Opposition. What we do matters... More >>

53. Mexico On The UN and Iraq - Arm-Twisting Diplomacy

11 March 2003 10:12am | Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Mexico and Iraq - Arm-Twisting Diplomacy: The Consequences of U.S. Pressure on Mexico over Iraq in the Security Council.. More >>

54. New Symbol To Express Concern About Climate Change

09 December 2003 1:50pm | Greenpeace

The International Climate Symbol is being launched during the Climate Change Conference (CoP 9) with a fashion show today by WWF, UNEP, Greenpeace and with support from the Dutch Ministry of the Environment... More >>

55. Protests & Sad Statistics At New Year's Start

21 September 2004 10:37am | The Other Israel

-- Palestinians (many schoolchildren) and Israelis demonstrated in A-Ram, on Monday, against the Wall barring their way to school... More >>

56. Dyncorp And PAE Awarded Darfur Logistics Contract

14 October 2004 1:59pm | US State Department

Taken Questions Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC October 13, 2004 Taken Question from the October 13, 2004 Press Briefing.. More >>

57. World Vision Readies Aid For Volcano Victims

26 November 2004 3:07pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision is readying to mount a relief operation to assist thousands impacted by a series of eruptions on the volcanic island of Manam, off the coast of Papua New Guinea... More >>

58. Clinton says Maldives is a Model of Good Planning

22 February 2005 10:42am | Maldives

Male', February 21, 2005 (Monday) - Former US President Bill Clinton today praised the preparations being made by the Maldives to mobilise assistance for reconstruction after the tsunami. He made the statement in a joint press conference with former ..... More >>

59. Condoleezza Rice Remarks at Sophia University

21 March 2005 11:37am | US State Department

SECRETARY RICE: Thank you very much. I would like to thank you, Father Currie, for having me here, and especially to Miss Watanabe. I was talking with Miss Watanabe and I understand that she spent a year studying at Berkley, which, of course, is ..... More >>

60. "Mana"- the true face of Lapita unveiled

11 August 2005 2:38pm | University Of The South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific today revealed the face of one of the very first people to have lived in the Fiji Islands. The face of Mana - the 3000 year old woman from Fiji, was unveiled by USP Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Tarr during a special ..... More >>

61. Aust. Involvement in So-Called Act of Free Choice

21 November 2005 11:17am | Australia West Papua Association

The Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) calls on the Australian Government to follow the Dutch governments example and commission a study into our own involvement in the so called 'act of free choice" in West Papua... More >>

62. Tongan Soldiers Close Down Kele'a Newspaper

14 February 2007 9:34am | Pacific Media Watch

NUKU'ALOFA (Pacnews/IFEX/Pacific Media Watch) - Tongan soldiers forced the closure of the pro-democracy newspaper, Kele'a, last night, without any explanation, according to newspaper editor Tavake Fusimalohi... More >>

63. John R. Byerly: Turbulent Times in Airline Ind.

07 March 2007 9:04am | US State Department

John R. Byerly, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Affairs Chatham House Conference, London, 5-6 March 2007; Session Three: Regulatory Open Skies London, England March 5, 2007.. More >>

64. Damning Evidence against The David Project

09 May 2007 9:26am | Unknown

Summary: The David Project conspired with real estate agents and politicians to organize a campaign to deny the Boston Muslim community their 1st amendment rights to worship freely. This week, Jessica Masse, interfaith coordinator of the Islamic Society of ..... More >>

65. Exxon Proposes Burning Humanity for Fuel

15 June 2007 2:36pm | The Yes Men

Imposters posing as ExxonMobil and National Petroleum Council (NPC) representatives delivered an outrageous keynote speech to 300 oilmen at GO-EXPO, Canada's largest oil conference, held at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta, today... More >>

66. UN Outlaws Use of Rubber Bullets

04 July 2007 12:42am | United Nations

The United Nations Police chief in Kosovo has banned the use of rubber bullets by any police unit in the UN-run province, he said today, adding that Member States who contribute officers are also being consulted about outlawing their use in all ..... More >>

67. GG Sir Michael Jeffrey and Army Chief Peter Leahy

26 October 2007 9:26pm | Australian Defence Force

Sergeant Locke, from my observations, was a magnificent soldier. He was brave, he was an absolute professional, but he also had a wonderful sense of humour and was very compassionate and I know that he will be missed... More >>

68. Gambino Mafioso Faces Phony Mag Subs Charges

25 January 2008 12:28am | LawFuel

R. Alexander Acosta, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Jonathan I. Solomon, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Miami Division, and Michael E. Yasofky, Jr., Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue ..... More >>

69. US District Attorney General Seizes $1.1Bn In 2007

31 January 2008 10:23am | LawFuel

For the third consecutive fiscal year, the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York has led the nation in deposits to the Government's various Asset Forfeiture Funds... More >>

70. Emirates Invests In RFID Trials At Three Airports

14 February 2008 10:07am | Emirates Airlines

The Dubai-based airline hopes its investment will help revolutionise the way bags are tracked and monitored, and present innovative solutions to handle the increasing volumes of baggage every year as more people around the world use air travel... More >>

71. More Community Projects This Year - Bainimarama

29 February 2008 5:09pm | Fiji Interim Military Government

Government will develop and implement more community projects this year to improve people's lives particularly in rural areas and outer islands, says Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama... More >>

72. King George Tupou V: Monarch For A Time Of Change

29 July 2008 11:02am | Government of Tonga

King George Tupou V, the ruler of the South Pacific nation of Tonga, sees himself as an architect of change inspired by a vision of a Kingdom reborn, helping to guide his country through a period of political and economic reform for the 21st century... More >>

73. 34 Kentucky Counties To Use New Voting Machines

15 October 2008 3:46pm | Kentucky Secretary of State

Voters in thirty-four counties across Kentucky will vote for the first time during a general election on new digital scan voting systems. The system provides a voter verified paper record... More >>

74. IBF Extends "High Risk Area" In The Gulf

03 December 2008 10:35am | IBF

Following a full meeting of the IBF in Hong Kong on Friday 21 November and subsequent correspondence, the International Bargaining Forum have agreed to extend the "high risk area" to cover the entire Gulf of Aden*, backdated to 21 November at midnight. ..... More >>

75. 'Top Ten' Humanitarian Crises

23 December 2008 12:53pm | Terry Evans

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) releases 11th annual list New York, NY - Massive forced civilian displacements, violence, and unmet medical needs in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Iraq, Sudan, and Pakistan, along with neglected medical ..... More >>

76. Young Women Forced Into Sexual Slavery

13 January 2009 9:59am | Asian Human Rights Commission

Ms. Zarina Marri, a 23-year-old schoolteacher from Balochistan province, was arrested in late 2005, and has been held incommunicado in an army torture cell at Karachi, the capital of Sindh province. She has been repeatedly raped by the military officers ..... More >>

77. Si Signs Agreement To Host Spc In-Country Office

05 February 2009 10:09am | Solomon's Government Communications

The Solomon Islands government today signed a Host Agreement with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) to establish a National Coordination Office of SPC in Honiara... More >>

78. War is Illegal

02 March 2009 1:07pm | war-is-illegal.org

Against a background of escalating ecological crises, and the fact that large parts of the world´s population are being exposed to extreme poverty, inhuman working conditions and increasing social tensions, the annual global military expenditure ..... More >>

79. Mexico's Problems Mount

06 March 2009 12:13pm | Council on Hemispheric Affairs

The Mexican economy and many of its national institutional structures may be on the brink of collapse. While drug war violence has dominated the recent news about the possible irreversible status as a society beyond remediation, the topic of immigration ..... More >>

80. Dropping The "Grow First, Clean Up Later" Saying

29 January 2010 3:19pm | UNICEF

[Suva, Fiji - 29 January, 2010] - In light of the current economic crisis, aligning development approaches to environmental sustainability is the best solution to rebuild more resilient, socially inclusive economies... More >>

81. Caritas Responding to Chile Earthquake

02 March 2010 9:07am | Caritas Aotearoa

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has pledged NZ$25,000 towards international Caritas relief efforts in Chile, following the 8.8 magnitude quake that hit the South American country on Saturday. Caritas is also accepting donations from the public... More >>

82. NEPAL: Implementation Of Anti-Discrimination Laws

24 July 2010 1:46pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

Nepal's politics is reeling under frequent changes but the alarming governmental lethargy regarding the issue of caste-based discrimination seems to be a constant, barely affected by the evolution of the political scene... More >>

83. INDIA: Bonded Labour In India

31 August 2010 10:24am | ALRC

Bonded labour is prohibited in India by law. Though the Constitution directly and indirectly prohibits the practice, a specific law that prohibits the practice, the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act was legislated only in 1976... More >>

84. Statement On The Anniversary Of The Samoa Tsunami

03 October 2010 1:02pm | United Nations

It has been a year since the tragic Tsunami disaster which resonated a note of great sadness around the country and Samoan communities throughout the world. .. More >>

85. Sea Shepherd Breaks All Ties With Pete Bethune

07 October 2010 12:25pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society recently informed Captain Pete Bethune that he will no longer be associated with the society or with any Sea Shepherd campaigns. .. More >>

86. Iraq Paves Way for UN Treaty on Enforced Disappearance

25 November 2010 10:47am | United Nations

The United Nations human rights chief today welcomed the approaching entry into force of a landmark new treaty to deter enforced disappearance after Iraq became the 20th State to ratify the convention, paving the way for it to become effective in the ..... More >>

87. WikiLeaks: Non-papers delivered regarding UNSCR 1803

10 January 2011 12:09pm | Wikileaks

March 27, 2008. Per Ref A, Non-Paper regarding Iranian Banks' deceptive financial practices was delivered by Econoff to New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFAT) Middle East Division with responsibility for sanctions issues regarding Iran and ..... More >>

88. Pacific Periscope

05 March 2011 7:05pm | Pacific Periscope

Pacific Greetings, Welcome to the first edition of the Pacific Periscope , a weekly e-newsletter which focuses on trade and investment updates from the Pacific Islands Region. .. More >>

89. Pacific Area Latter-day Saints Called to Leadership

04 April 2011 9:59am | Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

SALT LAKE CITY, United States - Four members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the Pacific Area were called to senior leadership positions in the Church today. .. More >>

90. Pakistan: Children with small heads exploited for beggary

06 May 2011 11:28am | Asian Human Rights Commission

No one knows about the reality and sad saga of these greenish veiled and shaved head individuals carried by their masters with a chain about their necks to get the sympathies of the masses for the sake of begging. .. More >>

91. Women's health danger: the other OSU coverup

13 June 2011 4:00pm | Bob Fitrakis

The Columbus Free Press obtained public records documenting that the Ohio State Medical Center recently fired whistleblower Dr. Gerard Nuovo for allegedly filing frivolous charges of scientific misconduct against Sanford Barsky, M.D. .. More >>

92. Famine in Somalia - Key Facts and Figures

21 July 2011 3:57pm | UNICEF NZ

o Famine has been declared in Lower Shabelle and parts of Bakool in southern Somalia. o Other southern regions may also be affected in the coming two months. o Tens of thousands of people have died and many more lives are at risk. o 3.7 million ..... More >>

93. UNESCO Concerns Over Flooded Ayutthaya World Hertage Site

12 December 2011 12:18pm | UNESCO

Bangkok, 9 December 2011 - International experts visiting the site indicated concerns about stability of monuments, foundation and decorative works at the Ancient City of Ayutthaya in Thailand after it was hit by the country's most disastrous flooding ..... More >>

94. Andaman Islands: Police involvement in human safaris exposed

10 January 2012 5:05pm | Survival International

British newspaper The Observer has revealed evidence of police involvement in 'human safaris' in India's Andaman Islands. The scandal, first exposed by Survival International in 2010, involves tourists using an illegal road to enter the reserve of the Jarawa ..... More >>

95. Tongan Government commits to Freedom of Information Policy

15 February 2012 3:03pm | UNDP Pacific Centre

Members of the Tongan Government, public service, civil society and media came together in Nuku'alofa today to discuss the Government's proposal for a national Freedom of Information (FOI) policy. The policy is a key step in the Government's push ..... More >>

96. New Zealand wins Mr. Gay World 2012

11 April 2012 9:38am | Mr Gay World

Mr. Gay New Zealand wins Mr. Gay World 2012 in Johannesburg at the Fourth Annual international competition .. More >>

97. Journalist Assaulted in Chhattisgarh State in India

19 April 2012 1:39pm | International Federation of Journalists

Journalist Assaulted in Chhattisgarh State in India The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the criminal assault on Kamal Shukla, District Bureau Chief of the Hindi language daily Rajasthan Patrika in Kanker, in the central ..... More >>

98. 12 by 12 Campaign: Uruguay First Country to Ratify C189

01 May 2012 4:31pm | ITUC

International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) ITUC Online 12 by 12 Campaign: Uruguay First Country to Ratify C189 Brussels, 26 April 2012 (ITUC Online): Trade union activists, as well as domestic workers, are thrilled to see a breakthrough in the '12 by 12' ..... More >>

99. Economics of seabed mining don't add up for Pacific islands

15 May 2012 3:49pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

There is no economic, social or environmental argument that justifies Pacific island nations rushing into experimental seabed mining say two of the regions leading NGOs. .. More >>

100. Terrorist: Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) Leader

25 June 2012 2:58pm | US State Department

The U.S. Department of State has designated Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) leader Aitzol Iriondo Yarza under Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism... More >>