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Peace Human Rights Governance (VOL. 5, NO. 2 July-November, 2021)

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Rivista Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG)

Last update 14 Mar 2024
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European Parliament: 2023 Sakharov Prize to Jina Mahsa Amini and Iranian women protest movement

The 2023 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the annual prize by the European Parliament, was awarded to Jina Mahsa Amini and the “Woman, Life, Freedom” Movement in Iran, announced by ...

Last update 19 Jan 2024
The ABL and borderization at Khurvaleti village between Georgia and South Ossetia

Between Conflict and Silence: A Human Rights Analysis of Freedom of Expression in South Ossetia

Deri Ronan is a student of the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance who took part in the project "Transforming the future: young people, women and students in dialogue for ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
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The human right to conscientious objection to military service. A case study on Greece

Giulia Beato is a recent graduate from the Master’s degree in Human Rights and Multilevel Governance. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed in June 2022 under ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
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CoE: Updated thematic factsheet on freedom of religion

The Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Execution Department) has published an updated thematic factsheet on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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UN response to the latest restrictions towards women and girls in Afghanistan

UN Women Executive Director, Sima Bahous, has recently published a statement in which she expressed deep concern about the Taliban’s announcement that all women must cover their ...

Last update 18 May 2022
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Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought has been assigned to Alexei Navalny

This year’s Sakharov Prize, the European award on Freedom of Thought, which represents the highest tribute paid by the European Union to human rights work, has been assigned to Alexei Navalny. ...

Last update 26 Oct 2021
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The Un High Commissioner addresses the latest events in Cuba

Cuba has lived under an authoritarian regime since 1959. Through all this time, no democratic elections have been held, massive censorships of information took place, and no kind of opposition ...

Last update 23 Aug 2021
Sculpture entitled "Non-Violenza" by Karl Fredrik Reutersward, situated outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
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EBCO's Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service

The European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO) has published its Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service. The EBCO report, covering the region of Council of ...

Last update 26 Feb 2021
Covid-19 in Women's life

American organisations and bodies

Carta Democratica Interamericana. Guıá de acción política para enfrentar la pandemia del COVID-19, May 2020. Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM)  COVID-19 in Women's Life: ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the second issue of 2019 is out

The second issue of 2019 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has just been released. The issue includes the following ...

Last update 5 Jul 2019
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The European Court of Human Rights and Freedom of Religion or Belief

Selected case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on Freedom of Religion (art.9 of the European Convention of Human Rights) divided by issue.   1. Religious symbols and clothing ...

Last update 25 Jul 2016
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Religion and the European Human Rights Standards

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion is widely regarded by European institutions as one of the foundations of a democratic society. In order to deal with religious rights and liberties, both ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016
International conference “Religions and Human Rights”, Padua (Italy), April 14-15, 2016

Religion and the International Human Rights Standards

Over the last decades, the process of international standard-setting has played a crucial role in fostering the protection and promotion of religious rights and liberties. International human ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016
National banners of the Member States of the UNO (United Nations Organization) outside the UN Headquarters.

Religion and the Human Rights Machinery

United Nations At the United Nations (UN) level, there are two Special Rapporteurs and a treaty body dealing with the promotion and protection of religious rights and freedoms, adopting different ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016