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Tanzania: Thousands Of Maasai Flee Into The Bush After Dozens Shot & Detained Following Evictions

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:46 am | Survival International

Tanzania: Thousands of Maasai flee into the bush after dozens shot and detained following evictions for trophy hunting and conservation Thousands of Maasai people have fled their homes and escaped into the bush following a brutal police crackdown ... More >>

Release Of Filipino Farmers, Activists From Jail Welcome, But Fight For Land, Justice Continues

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:43 am | PAN Asia Pacific

The Coalition of Agricultural Workers International (CAWI) welcomes the release of 83 farmers and land reform activists in the Philippines last June 12, after three days of detention based on clearly trumped-up charges. On June 9, local police violently ... More >>

Inequity And Health Security: Will The Poison That Blinds, Open Our Eyes Too?

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:42 am | CNS

"There are poisons that blind you, and poisons that open your eyes" had said famous Swedish author August Strindberg. COVID-19 and monkeypox have not only exposed the inequity which poisons our health systems but has also caused avoidable ... More >>

Protein Powder Market To Witness An Explosive CAGR Of 7.3% Till 2032, Owing To The Health Benefits

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:40 am | Future Market Insights

According to the recent FMI report, the sales for  protein powder  are expected to surpass a value of  US$ 36.6 Mn  in 2032, rising at a CAGR of around  7.3%  through the end of 2032. Protein powder ... More >>

Mobile Phone Accessories Market Is Likely To Grow At A CAGR Of 6.7% Through 2031 | Wireless Technology Gaining Traction

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:39 am | Future Market Insights

The  mobile phone accessories market  includes protective case, headphone/earphone, charger, battery, memory card, power bank, portable speaker, and ‘others’. Among these products, demand for protective cases is most robust ... More >>

Innovation Management Market Is Expected To Reach US$ 3.1 Bn By 2032| Report By Future Market Insights

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:38 am | Future Market Insights

According to Future Market Insights (FMI), the  innovation management market  is forecasted to reach a net worth of US$ 3.1 Bn in 2032, grow from US$ 1.1 Bn in 2022. It is estimated to witness an impressive CAGR of 10.7% over the forecast ... More >>

Direct Reduced Iron Market Is To Witness A CAGR Of 8.2% During The Period Of 2022 And 2030 | Future Market Insights, Inc

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:37 am | Future Market Insights

Direct reduced iron (DRI) has recently emerged as a quality supplement, in place of scrap steel, among steel making companies. Increasing steel production capacities, heightened awareness about CO emission control among steel producers, ... More >>

Appendage Management Market Is Set To Expand At A CAGR Of 6.6% To Reach US$ 352.5 Million During 2022-2028

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:36 am | Future Market Insights

The global  appendage management market  is slated to record a robust CAGR during the forecast period, 2019-2029. The market expansion can be primarily ascribed to high morbidity and mortality rates related with atrial fibrillation, ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor’s Project We Are Not Numbers Launches New Cohort Of Writers

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 5:54 am | Euro Med Monitor

Palestinian territories - Thirty-five Palestinian young men and women have been accepted into the 14th cohort of Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor’s project We Are Not Numbers (WANN) . On Thursday, the project held an induction day for the new writers ... More >>

UN High Commissioner's Oral Update On Global Human Rights Developments To The 50th Human Rights Council Session

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 5:48 am | UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Distinguished President, Excellencies, Colleagues and friends, It is an honour to address you today, in what continue to be challenging times for the promotion and protection of human rights. Since we last gathered, the war in Ukraine continues ... More >>

CleverTap Completes Acquisition Of Leanplum

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 5:42 am | ACN Newswire

Appoints Leanplum co-founder Momchil Kyurkchiev as Chief Strategy Officer MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, June 13, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - CleverTap , world's No.1 retention cloud, today announced it has completed its acquisition of San Francisco ... More >>

Cambodia, Bangladesh Mark Fifty Years Of Friendly Ties

Monday, 13 June 2022, 10:17 am | Pathik Hasan

June 06, 2022 marked the fifty years of bilateral ties between Cambodia and Bangladesh. Cambodia established friendly relations with Bangladesh on June 06, 1972. The bilateral relations were established in 1972 through the late King Sihanouk of Cambodia and ... More >>

Veneer Sheets Market Future Outlook By 2031 | Top Players GREENLAM INDUSTRIES LTD., Sauers & Company Veneers

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 6:35 am | Future Market Insights

Steady growth registered by the  veneer sheets market  is attributable to consistently rising demand from commercial and residential construction. In a new study, FMI has forecast the market to reach US$ 33.37 Bn by 2021.  Growth ... More >>

Silk Protein Market Is Likely To Register Double Digit CAGR During Forecast 2022 To 2032

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 6:34 am | Future Market Insights

Newly released data from   silk protein market   analysis by Future Market Insights show that the silk protein market is valued at USD 0.6 Bn in 2022. It is set to grow at  5.9% CAGR  through 2032. Silk protein ... More >>

Respiratory Inhaler Devices Market Is Anticipated To Escalate At A CAGR Of 4.4% Between 2021 And 2031 - FMI

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 6:33 am | Future Market Insights

FMI delivers key insights and presents a revised forecast of the global  respiratory inhaler devices market   for a 10-year period from 2021 to 2031 in the report titled “Respiratory Inhaler Devices Market: Global Industry Analysis ... More >>

Global Power Liftgate Market Estimated To Reach US$ 2,741.9 Mn By The End Of 2022

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 6:31 am | Future Market Insights

As per a new report by Future Market Insights (FMI), the  power liftgate market  reached a US$ 2,741.9 Mn valuation in 2022, and is projected to display a strong 8.2% CAGR. Improvements in automation tech, and the rising popularity ... More >>

Molded Fiber Pulp Packaging Market Booming Worldwide With CAGR Of 5.1% Between 2022-2031

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 6:09 am | Future Market Insights

Global demand in the  molded fiber pulp packaging market is estimated to register year-on-year (YoY) growth of 4.4% in 2021, reaching a total volume of 3 Mn Tons. The global sales of molded fiber pulp packaging are expected to grow by ... More >>

Death Sentence For Ukraine Foreign Fighters Is A War Crime: UN Rights Office

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 2:04 pm | UN News

The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Friday condemned the death sentence handed down to three foreign fighters in Ukraine by a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. “Such trials against prisoners of war amount to a war crime,” ... More >>

Brazil Urged To Step Up Search For Missing Journalist And Indigenous Activist

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 2:03 pm | UN News

Authorities in Brazil must step up efforts to find a British journalist and an indigenous rights activist who disappeared nearly a week ago in a dangerous remote area of the Amazon, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday. Dom Phillips, a regular ... More >>

World Must ‘Speed Up’ Efforts To End AIDS Pandemic By 2030

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 1:55 pm | UN News

To end AIDS, beat COVID-19 and “stop the pandemics of the future”, the world needs to ensure global access to lifesaving health technologies, the UN Chef de Cabinet has told a meeting of the General Assembly to review progress. The AIDS pandemic ... More >>

Catalyst Blockchain Platform Launches On Corda

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 6:13 am | ACN Newswire

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, June 10, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Catalyst Blockchain Platform is now available on Corda, the leading distributed ledger technology platform from R3, created specifically for highly-regulated markets. Users benefit from both Corda ... More >>

ILO: Major Breakthrough On Occupational Health And Safety

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 6:11 am | ITUC

10 June 2022 Working people around the world are set to benefit directly from the decision today at the International Labour Conference (ILC) to recognise occupational health and safety as the fifth fundamental principle and right at work. The change ... More >>

UN Human Rights Expert To Visit Greece To Assess Situation Of Human Rights Defenders

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 6:09 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

Geneva (10 June 2022) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Mary Lawlor, will conduct an official visit to Greece from 13 to 22 June 2022, to examine the situation of human rights defenders in the country and assess ... More >>

Philippines: ICHRP Calls For The Release Of Some 97 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries And Agrarian Reform Advocates

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 6:04 am | ICHRP

June 10, 2022 The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) calls for the release of some 97 agrarian reform beneficiaries and agrarian reform advocates nabbed in Tarlac on the eve of the 34th year of the Comprehensive Agrarian ... More >>

China Must Address Grave Human Rights Concerns And Enable Credible International Investigation: UN Experts

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 6:02 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

GENEVA (10 June 2022) – Ahead of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council, a group of UN experts* today urged the Government of China to cooperate fully with the UN human rights system and grant unhindered access to independent experts who ... More >>

Belarus: Government Intensifies Anti-union Crackdown As ILO Meets

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 5:58 am | ITUC

The Lukashenko regime’s crackdown on independent trade unions has intensified, with the country’s attorney general petitioning the Supreme Court to terminate the activities of several union organisations and seeking to criminalise legitimate ... More >>

UN Women’s Rights Committee To Review Portugal, Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Namibia, UAE, Morocco, Mongolia And Bolivia

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 5:51 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (10 June 2022) - The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) will hold its upcoming session from 13 June to 1 July, during which it will review Portugal, Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Namibia, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, ... More >>

Over 1,000 Schools In Solomon Islands Provided With Thermometers For Safe School Re-opening

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 5:41 am | UNICEF

Honiara, Solomon Islands, 10 June 2022 – Today, UNICEF and the Government of New Zealand, handed over more than 4,000 infrared thermometers to the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) in Solomon Islands. Funded through a Global ... More >>

BRIEFING NOTES: (1) Bangladesh (2) Brazil

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 5:39 am | UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani Location: Geneva Date: 10 June 2022 Subject: (1) Bangladesh (2) Brazil 1) Bangladesh We are concerned by the Government of Bangladesh’s decision not to approve the renewal ... More >>

Enhance Human Capital Through Education And Cooperation: Minister

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 5:38 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Human Resources Development Working Group Bangkok, Thailand, 10 June 2022 Education officials and experts from the 21 APEC member economies deliberated over the future of education as well as policy directions to enhance the quality ... More >>

Myanmar: UN Experts Sound Alarm Over Junta’s Decision To Enforce Death Sentences

Friday, 10 June 2022, 7:40 pm | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

GENEVA (10 June 2022) – The Myanmar junta’s announced decision to enforce death sentences against four individuals, including two prominent activists, marks the start of what could be a spate of death pronouncements, two UN experts* warned today, ... More >>

Myanmar: UN Experts Sound Alarm Over Junta’s Decision To Enforce Death Sentences

Friday, 10 June 2022, 7:39 pm | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

GENEVA (10 June 2022) – The Myanmar junta’s announced decision to enforce death sentences against four individuals, including two prominent activists, marks the start of what could be a spate of death pronouncements, two UN experts* warned today, ... More >>

Refusing To Procreate

Friday, 10 June 2022, 10:11 am | Martin LeFevre - Meditations

Many young people, in America, China and around the world, are choosing not to have children. In the West, their reason is a generalized sense of hopelessness about the future of humanity, often expressed in shorthand -- “climate anxiety.” “Climate ... More >>

Mycoprotein Market To Create Business Opportunities Worth USD 976 Mn By 2032,

Friday, 10 June 2022, 8:57 am | Future Market Insights

According to a new report by Future Market Insights, a market research and competitive intelligence firm, Mycoprotein Market are expected to reach USD 976 million by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 12.6 % over the decade. More >>

World’s Most Vulnerable Now Paying Even More, For Less Food: FAO

Friday, 10 June 2022, 6:18 am | UN News

Countries are expected to spend a staggering $1.8 trillion importing food they need this year; this would be a new world record but worryingly, it’s going to buy them less food, not more. That’s according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization ... More >>

Five Countries Elected To Serve On UN Security Council

Friday, 10 June 2022, 6:15 am | UN News

Five countries have been elected to serve as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council following a vote in the General Assembly on Thursday. Ecuador, Japan, Malta, Mozambique and Switzerland will join the UN body responsible for the maintenance ... More >>

Google’s Plans In Saudi Arabia: Company Ignores Independent Shareholder Vote To Respect Human Rights

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:57 am | Access Now

Access Now is disappointed that Alphabet’s management failed to prioritize human rights when they voted to reject a civil society-backed shareholder proposal led by SumOfUs at the 2022 Annual General Meeting. The proposal comes after red flags ... More >>

RightsCon Civil Society To Meta: Protect The Rights Of Instagram’s Persian Speakers

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:55 am | Access Now

Instagram is one of the last avenues for online open dialogue in Iran, and parent company Meta must instil Persian content moderation practices that uphold and promote human rights in the country — especially freedom of expression. “You can’t ... More >>

UN CRC: Findings On Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Greece, Iceland, Kiribati, Somalia, Zambia

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:53 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (9 June 2022) - The UN Child Rights Committee (CRC) has issued its findings on Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Greece, Iceland, Kiribati, Somalia and Zambia, the States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. ... More >>

Turkey Leads The World With Its 85% Mobile Banking Adoption Rate

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:45 am | Psychic Ventures Ltd

Mobile banking adoption is on the ascendency globally. Some nations, Turkey, for instance, have been quick to adopt it compared to others. According to a TradingPlatforms.com’s analysis, Turkey's 85% mobile banking adoption rate is the highest globally. The ... More >>

OTS Holdings Launches Plant-Based, Ready-to-Eat Food Brand 'ANEW'

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:38 am | ACN Newswire

Three 'ANEW' Luncheon Meat Products To Be Sold In Online Stores And Major Supermarkets Across Singapore Singapore, June 8, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - OTS Holdings Limited ("OTS Holdings" or the "Company", and together with its subsidiaries, ... More >>

Legend Capital Portfolio: Japan's NO.1 VTuber Operator ANYCOLOR Lists On The Tokyo Stock Exchange

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:32 am | ACN Newswire

HONG KONG, June 9, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - On June 8th 2022, Legend Capital's portfolio company ANYCOLOR, a leading Virtual YouTuber (VTuber) management company in Japan, was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. At the market close today, ANYCOLOR's share ... More >>

A/NZ Smart City Projects Win At The 2022 IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 7:40 pm | IDC

IDC released today its 2022 Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards (SCAPA) Winners . Out of over 330 smart city nominations from public and private enterprises in Asia Pacific, only 22 projects in 15 eService categories were named as the best of the best in ... More >>

Ukraine: WFP Teams Up With Uber, In Boost For Pinpoint Aid Deliveries

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 7:37 pm | UN News

If you’re a Ukrainian living in a hard-to-reach part of a city under fire, the chances of the UN being able to get lifesaving aid to you and your family are improving, thanks to an innovative partnership announced on Wednesday, between the UN World ... More >>

430 Civil Society And Indigenous Peoples Groups To FAO Council: End Partnership With Pesticide Industry

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 7:29 pm | PAN Asia Pacific

Reminding the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of its obligations to uphold human rights, 430 civil society and Indigenous peoples organizations from 69 countries across the globe today called on the FAO Council to rescind the agency’s partnership ... More >>

Australia’s Fastest Growing Circular Fashion Business Increases Revenue By 200% Year On Year

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 7:24 pm | Azura Fashion Group

Announces Funding Campaign For New Pre-loved Arm Australian fashion tech business Azura Fashion Group has announced a crowdfunding campaign with Birchal to raise capital for further global expansion. The company has grown over 200% every year since its ... More >>

Monkeypox Becoming Established In Non-endemic Countries Warns Tedros; Calls For More Testing, Vaccines To End COVID

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 5:34 pm | UN News

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief said on Wednesday that monkeypox infections in non-endemic countries have passed the 1,000 mark and the risk of it becoming established in some is “real”. At a press conference in Geneva updating on both the current ... More >>

Terrorist Groups ‘exploiting Power Vacuums’, UN Chief Warns

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 5:33 pm | UN News

While the number of deaths from terrorism has declined, the overall threat is far from over, particularly in Africa, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in New York on Wednesday. Mr. Guterres was addressing the latest meeting of the UN Global ... More >>

Regenerate & Restore – Circular Economy Discussion Paper For Investors Released

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 5:31 pm | Investor Group on Climate Change

The Investor Group on Climate Change today released a new discussion paper on The Circular Economy – the systemic approach that has risen to prominence as a key method to address climate change. The paper will be launched at next week’s IGCC ... More >>

NZ Catholic Bishops In Solidarity With Nigeria Church Massacre Victims

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

Catholics in Aotearoa New Zealand stand in solidarity and prayer with the parishioners of St Francis Xavier Church in Owo, Ondo state, Nigeria, following the monstrous atrocity committed at their Pentecost Sunday Mass. Unidentified armed men attacked ... More >>

Civil Society Groups Urge New Government To Support Strong Action On COVID-19 Medicine Monopolies At WTO Meeting June 12

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 10:44 am | AFTINET

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference meeting from June 12 will debate a waiver on monopolies for COVID-19 medicines. The original waiver proposed by South Africa and India in May 2021 would enable more equitable access to vaccines ... More >>

Act Now To End Food, Energy And Finance Crisis, Guterres Urges World Leaders

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 6:26 am | UN News

Ripple effects from the war in Ukraine have generated a severe cost-of-living crisis which no country or community can escape, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday at a press conference to launch the latest report on the conflict’s ... More >>

‘Revitalize Our Seas’ UN Chief Urges On World Oceans Day

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 6:24 am | UN News

Ensuring a healthy and productive ocean that serves the whole planet, is a “collective responsibility” that can only be fulfilled by working together, the UN chief told an celebratory event marking World Oceans Day on Wednesday. In his message , Secretary-General ... More >>

EU Parliament Sends Carbon Market Review Back To The Drawing Board

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 6:17 am | Carbon Market Watch

In an unexpected turn of events in the European Parliament, a watered-down carbon market package was rejected by a majority of MEPs. The review of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Directive was referred back to the Environment Committee ... More >>

Dominica Prepares To Face The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season With Climate Resilient Infrastructure

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 6:15 am | Commonwealth of Dominica

Roseau, June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Commonwealth of Dominica, a small island nation in the Caribbean, is not leaving its fate up to chance as they face the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which is predicted to be particularly stormy ... More >>

A Spanish Court Calls: Mike Pompeo, We Want You

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 5:06 pm | Binoy Kampmark

On June 3, Judge Santiago Pedraz of Spain’s national court, the Audienca Nacional, issued a summons for former CIA director and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to testify in an ongoing investigation into the conduct of private security firm UC ... More >>

Nigeria: Guterres Condemns ‘Heinous’ Church Attack Which Left Dozens Dead

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 6:55 am | UN News

The UN Secretary-General has condemned “in the strongest terms” a brutal attack on a Catholic church in southwest Nigeria at the weekend, which left at least 50 people dead and wounded dozens more. In a statement issued by his spokesperson, António ... More >>

Solidarity, Sustainability, Science, Will Guide New General Assembly President’s Agenda

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 6:54 am | UN News

A veteran Hungarian diplomat was appointed President of the forthcoming session of the UN General Assembly during an official ceremony in New York on Tuesday. Ambassador Csaba Kőrösi, Director of Environmental Sustainability at the Office of the President ... More >>

Horn Of Africa Braces For ‘Explosion Of Child Deaths’ As Hunger Crisis Deepens

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 6:52 am | UN News

An “explosion of child deaths” is likely and imminent in the Horn of Africa unless the international community takes immediate action to prevent a new hunger disaster, UN humanitarians warned on Tuesday. To illustrate continuing deep ... More >>

UN Experts Join Civil Society In Condemning Myanmar Military’s “Digital Dictatorship” And Call For Member State Action

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 6:43 am | Access Now

Access Now supports UN human rights experts’ condemnation of the Myanmar military’s efforts to cement a “digital dictatorship ,” and backs the call for UN Member States and international donors to support civil society initiatives to counter internet ... More >>