Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council

Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council

Expressing deep concern at the “magnitude and gravity of the human rights impact” of Venezuela’s current crisis, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said on Wednesday that the country had become “a worrying destabilizing factor in the region.” Amid a protracted crisis from a faltering economy, political instability and violent anti-Government demonstrations, a technical team …

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Nasrin Sotoudeh: Iran human rights lawyer jailed for 38 years, say family

Nasrin Sotoudeh: Iran human rights lawyer jailed for 38 years, say family

A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer has been sentenced to a total of 38 years in jail and 148 lashes in Tehran, her family say. Nasrin Sotoudeh was charged with several national security-related offences, all of which she denies. Rights groups strongly criticised the “shocking” sentence against the award-winning human rights activist. Ms Sotoudeh is …

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Armed Police Break Up Mozambique Children’s March

Armed Police Break Up Mozambique Children’s March

Authorities in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, shut down one march and initially blocked another in the latest onslaught against free expression in the country. On March 1, police officers armed with rifles disrupted a marchorganized by a local primary school to mark the city’s annual carnival. Four days later, the mayor of Maputo rejected plans for Mozambique’s …

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Guatemala: Reject Amnesty for Atrocities

Guatemala: Reject Amnesty for Atrocities

(New York) – The Guatemalan Congress should comply with a March 12, 2019, Inter-American Court order to suspend consideration of legislation that would provide amnesty for genocide and other past atrocities, Human Rights Watch said today. The proposed legislation would free dozens of military officials convicted of grave abuses and prohibit all future prosecutions of human rights …

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Children with Disabilities in Kazakhstan Are Missing Out

Children with Disabilities in Kazakhstan Are Missing Out

Currently the majority of children with disabilities in Kazakhstan are excluded from mainstream schools, segregated into special schools or taught at home, isolated from their Communities. Philippa Stewart spoke to senior researcher Mihra Rittmann on why there aren’t more children with disabilities in mainstream schools, the progress Kazakhstan has made on the issue, and what more needs to be …

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Christians in Kazakhstan Fined for Praying Without Permission

Christians in Kazakhstan Fined for Praying Without Permission

Anti-terrorism officers assisted by local police raided two Baptist house churches in Taraz, Kazakhstan, during worship services on Feb. 10 and 17, fining the worshippers for conducting prayers without government permission. Three people were fined between one and two months’ worth of average wages and two other worshippers were also fined different amounts  The Express reported.  Those attending …

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15th Annual Succession Management Conference

15th Annual Succession Management Conference

Succession Management Conference NOVEMBER 05 - 06, 2019 | WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE | NEW YORK, NY Register Register .cl-effect-13 a:hover::before, .cl-effect-13 a:focus::before { color: !important; text-shadow: 10px 0 , -10px 0 !important; } About the Conference Never in our history, has there been such an intense need for agile, high impact succession …

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2nd Annual Human Capital Analytics Conference

2nd Annual Human Capital Analytics Conference

Human Capital Analytics Conference OCTOBER 15 - 16, 2019 | WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE | NEW YORK, NY Register Register .cl-effect-13 a:hover::before, .cl-effect-13 a:focus::before { color: !important; text-shadow: 10px 0 , -10px 0 !important; } About The Conference Increasingly businesses are relying on data and analytics when making decisions. This shift is having …

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Annual Sustainability Summit

Annual Sustainability Summit

How Corporate Superstars Generate Impact JULY 16 - 17, 2019 | THE CONFERENCE BOARD | NEW YORK, NY Register Register .cl-effect-13 a:hover::before, .cl-effect-13 a:focus::before { color: !important; text-shadow: 10px 0 , -10px 0 !important; } About the Summit This is the year where sustainability shifts to an intense focus on impact. Companies will be judged …

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