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Amnesty International Italia
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Amnesty International Italia: the report on lockdown’s measures in Italy during the phase 1 of the COVID-19 pandemic

During the handover of signatures of the appeal #Nessunoescluso to the president of Council of ministers Giuseppe Conte, Amnesty International Italia published a report entitled “Phase 1: ...

Last update 1 Aug 2020
Human Rights Council - UN
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Human Rights Council: The Ambassador Cornado’s intervention on COVID-19 impact in Italy

On the first day of the 44th Human Rights Council session, the Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado (Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva) made a statement during the ...

Last update 20 Jul 2020
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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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
Coal miners in Criseluna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Civil society against the mining industry in times of COVID-19

Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padua, having signed the collective statement of “Global Solidarity with Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Workers at ...

Last update 17 Jun 2020
Rapporto CIVICUS Monitor 2019
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CIVICUS: The Civic Space is severely under threat

The CIVICUS Monitor research shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has further accelerated the erosion of civic space, while health and economic concerns have taken the public stage, insidious power ...

Last update 17 Jun 2020
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The Launch of the Covid-19 Disability Rights Monitor Dashboard

The Covid-19 Disability Rights Monitor, a coalition of seven organizations engaged in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities, launched, on the 2nd of June 2020, the Covid-19 DRM ...

Last update 11 Jun 2020
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Fundamental Rights Agency: new bulletin on Coronavirus Pandemic in the EU- Fundamental Rights Implications

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published, on the 28th of May, the second Bulletin Coronavirus Pandemic in the EU- Fundamental Rights Implications, which covers the period ...

Last update 3 Jun 2020
UNESCO Forum “Imagining the world to come”
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UNESCO online forums “Imagining the world to come”

The COVID-19 crisis has dramatically impacted every aspect of our society. Since the pandemic is ongoing, the sense of uncertainty regarding how it will end and how our life will become is stronger. ...

Last update 28 May 2020
european union flag
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European Union: open letter from MEPs and civil society on possible threats to the rule of law

On April 15, 2020, in an open letter addressed to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union, eighty members of the European Parliament and representatives of several civil ...

Last update 28 Apr 2020
The top ten countries for press freedom in 2020 are Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Switzerland, New Zealand, and Portugal. Ten countries with the worst press freedom situation in the ranking are: Cuba, Laos, Iran, Syri
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2020 World Press Freedom Index: COVID-19 likely to affect media freedom

On 21 April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published its 2020 World Press Freedom Index. According to RSF, the new coronavirus pandemic amplifies existing issues affecting ...

Last update 24 Apr 2020
Covid - 19
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Protect the Rights of Persons with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic

Appealed European and UN human rights experts Early in this month, the Commissioner for Human Right of the Council of Europe expressed her concern on the specific difficulties that persons with ...

Last update 20 Apr 2020
Covid - 19
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Domestic violence in the context of COVID-19 lockdowns

On 27 March 2020, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Dubravka Simonovic, urged all States to uphold the human rights of women and children and come up with urgent measures to the ...

Last update 21 Apr 2020
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Message from the Office of the National Ombudsperson for the Rights of Detainees and Persons Deprived of their Liberty to the imprisoned population

Appeal of the president Mauro Palma to the prisoners In Rome 21 March 2020, Mr Mauro Palma, the president of the Office of the National Ombudsperson for the Rights of Detainees and Persons ...

Last update 21 Apr 2020