About diabetes: Dean Phillips — Member of Congress USA

Dear Ms. Mosseeva-Helier, Representation begins with listening, and I appreciate hearing from you about our healthcare system. I believe that it is time for us to make the moral decision to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable, high-quality healthcare – no matter their circumstances. That is why I support providing a public option...

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Civil society’s role in human rights-friendly law-making

A massive amount of advice is available to governments and law makers on producing laws that do not harm human rights and that will produce real human rights progress. This includes reports by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and advice from OSCE/ODIHR. Yet active and committed involvement of citizens is often needed for this advice...

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Iraq: UN experts appalled by killing of disappeared human rights defender’s father

UN human rights experts* today expressed alarm at the killing of Mr. Jasib Hattab Abboud Al Heliji, father of human rights defender Mr. Ali Jasib Hattab Al Heliji, who remains forcibly disappeared. “We are appalled by the killing of a father, seeking justice for his son’s disappearance. We are horrified that the killers allegedly have links to...

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Table ronde (en ligne) «Les processus de migration et leur impact sur les caractéristiques socioculturelles des peuples d’Eurasie»

L’Institut Français des Etudes d’Asie Centrale (IFEAC) en collaboration avec l’Université Fédérale de l’Oural et la Société Radio et TV Zvezda organisent une table ronde (en ligne) consacrée aux processus de migration en Eurasie. Date / Heure : 11 février 2021 – 15h00 Bichkek (12h00 Moscou, 10h Paris) Langue : russe. Participants...

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Seven members of the Committee Against Torture detained while monitoring protests in Russia

On 31 January 2021, six human rights defenders and members of the Committee Against Torture, Timur Rahmatulin, Konstantin Gusev, Magomed Alamov, Sergey Shunin, Ekaterina Vanslova and Igor Kalyapin were detained while monitoring the protests in support of Alexei Navalny in Nizhny Novgorod, Orenburg and Pyatigorsk. On 23 January, another member of...

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Moldova: Sandu on priorities as president

Sandu on priorities as president Maia Sandu named the main priorities of her work as president: a balanced foreign policy, inclusion in the 2021 budget of costs to overcome the crisis, fight against corruption, and the reform of justice. Sandu also demanded that the Government provide free treatment for people who are being treated for...

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Protection of the right to health protection and medical care in the Russian Federation

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to become too high. It can cause symptoms like excessive thirst, needing to pee a lot and tiredness. It can also increase your risk of getting serious problems with your eyes, heart and nerves. It’s a lifelong condition that can affect your everyday...

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Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival 2020

This year’s festival is moving online where we are creating a dedicated virtual space to share, celebrate, remember, explore, provoke and promote the arts for human rights. Join us as we bring together artists, activists, citizens, families, communities and all those interested in using the arts to celebrate and promote human rights and equality...

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Kyrgyzstan: Civil society appeals for dialogue, respect for human rights and the rule of law in the current times of turmoil

We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) – a network of human rights NGOs from across Europe, the former Soviet Union and North America –  express our support and solidarity with Kyrgyzstan’s civil society in its efforts  to ensure respect for human rights and the rule of law at this time of political crisis and upheaval in the...

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