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A Rohingya boy watches soldiers patrol his camp in Sittwe, May 13, 2013.
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Human Rights Watch in Myanmar: The Rohingya’s Decade of Detention

The Myanmar authorities have detained over 135,000 Rohingya and Kaman Muslims arbitrarily and indefinitely in Rakhine State for a decade, Human Rights Watch said in a web feature released on 15 of ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
Banner with the words "Execute justice not people"
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Amnesty International Global Report: Death sentences and executions 2021

According to the newly published Global Report on death sentences and executions 2021 of Amnesty International, at least 579 executions were known to have been carried out across 18 countries last ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Singapore  has rejected calls to abolish capital punishment
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UN experts urge the government of Singapore immediate end capital punishment

The group of eleven experts of the United Nations condemned the execution in Singapore of Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, a Malaysian who had an intellectual disability and was a victim of human ...

Last update 23 May 2022
[Publications]

Peace Human Rights Governance (VOL. 4, NO. 2 July, 2020)

AA.VV. (2020)

Rivista Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG)

Last update 26 Feb 2021
[Events and Updates]

Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights statement on the Human Rights Implications of the Crisis in Myanmar

On 1st  February 2021, Myanmar’s army staged a coup d’état in a fragile democratic transition. The military seized executive, legislative and judicial power under the state ...

Last update 23 Feb 2021
Front Line Defenders, Global analysis 2020
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Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders has published a global analysis on human rights defenders (HRDs) in 2020, which analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights and HRDs. The report finds that ...

Last update 26 Feb 2021
World Human Rights Cities Forum
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World Human Rights Cities Forum: from 7 to 10 October 2020

The 10th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) will take place from Wednesday 7 to Saturday 10 of October in Gwangju (South Korea) in a hybrid ...

Last update 13 Oct 2020
Panoramic view of Lake Charvak, a huge artificial reservoir created by erecting a stone dam on the Chirchiq River - 
Uzbekistan, Mountain, Tourist, Nature, Camping
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Selected Problems of Implementation of the Espoo Convention: On the Example of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Ekaterina Molodtsova holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is an excerpt from her Master thesis, discussed in March ...

Last update 4 Aug 2020
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
[Events and Updates]

PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the July issue is out

The second issue of 2020 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has just been released (PHRG 4(2), July 2020). The issue ...

Last update 22 Jul 2020
Chinese temple
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China Going Global: What are the Risks for International Human Rights?

Muris Hodzic holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance & International Relations obtained in the framework of the double degree programme established between the ...

Last update 4 Oct 2019
Asia Centre logo in orange and black, with written underneath "connecting peoples and regions"
[Events and Updates]

International Conference on National Human Rights Institutions in Southeast Asia: Call for Abstracts

The International Conference on National Human Rights Institutions in Southeast Asia: Challenges of Protection, in programme for the 13th-14th July 2017 has extended the deadline for the Call for ...

Last update 30 Mar 2017
Farmers work the rice fields in Palung, Nepal
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Winter School: "Microfinance in Action"

The project "Microfinance in Action", a Winter School that will take place in Nepal from September 26 to 10 October 2015, has been selected and founded by the Veneto Region (Italy) and the Human ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
The picture shows a Roma family composed by father, mother and three children who are sat on big cushions inside their home
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Housing Forum, Europe and Central Asia. Budapest 04-06 April 2011

Organized by the Habitat for Humanity International, the first European - Central Asian Housing Forum will take place in Budapest (Hungary) from 4 till 6 April 2011. Among the partner organizer ...

Last update 2 Mar 2011
The image is the film poster of "Bunso, the youngest". It shows two grieving children supporting each other inside a jail
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Human Rights in the Philippines: Imprisonment of Young People and the Nonviolent Struggle for Land

On 15 October 2009, The University of Padua's Interdepartmental Centre of Research and Services on the Rights of the Person and of Peoples is hosting a day dedicated to the theme "Human Rights in ...

Last update 7 Jan 2010