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Families flee their shattered neighbourhood, Tal al-Hawa, to seek refuge in the southern Gaza strip.
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"Gaza is running out of time" UN experts demand ceasefire to avert genocide

"Gaza is running out of time," UN experts warn, calling for a cease-fire to prevent genocide of Palestinians, following Gaza's repeated attacks by the Israeli military, prompting urgent calls for ...

Last update 8 Nov 2023
Global Assessment on Protest Rights 2022
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Global Assessment on Protest Rights 2022

The Global Assessment on Protest Rights 2022, compiled by CIVICUS Monitor, an online research platform that tracks fundamental freedoms in 197 countries and territories, reveals that in more than ...

Last update 14 Feb 2023
Only in exceptional circumstances and with incontrovertible evidence of intentional murder does international law permit the death penalty
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OHCHR welcomes progress made in Zambia and Central African Republic to abolish the capital punishment

The death penalty is incompatible with fundamental tenets of human rights and dignity. Nowadays approximately 170 countries have abolished capital punishment or introduced a moratorium, either in ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
The International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC/CPI), Netherlands.
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War in Ukraine: The international law scenario and the the ICC investigations 31 March 2022, 16:30-18:30

War in Ukraine: The international law scenario and the the ICC investigations 31 March 2022, 16:30-18:30 GREETINGS Prof. Tarcisio Gazzini President of the School of Economics and Political ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022
Global state of human rights
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Global Campus of Human Rights: High-level conference on "Global State of Human Rights"

The Global Campus of Human Rights and the European Parliament is organising the Global State of Human Rights - High level conference. The hybrid event will take place on 16  July from10.00 ...

Last update 8 Jul 2021
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ILO Report: Homeworkers need to be better protected

A newly-released ILO report estimates that before the COVID-19 crisis, there were approximately 260 million home-based workers worldwide, representing 7.9% of global employment, of which 56% ...

Last update 21 Jan 2021
The International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC/CPI), Netherlands.
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US Government directly attacks the International Criminal Court and its judicial independence

The United States Government's decision to target and sanction individual staff of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a direct attack to the institution’s judicial ...

Last update 29 Jun 2020
Alliance for Multilateralism
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A new Alliance for Multilateralism

The Alliance for Multilateralism, launched during the UN General Assembly of the United Nations in September 2019 by the French and German Foreign Ministers, is an informal network of countries ...

Last update 26 Mar 2020
French farmer Cédric Herrou, who received a four-month suspended jail sentence in August 2017 for helping some migrants to crossing the Italian-French border.

The Criminalisation of Humanitarian Assistance Towards Irregular Migrants in the EU

Sara Tosoni holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in March 2019, ...

Last update 7 Oct 2019
Dabiq #7, Islam Is the Religion of the Sword, Not Pacifism

Terrorism, Propaganda and Human Rights in the Islamic State

Sheila Compagnucci, 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 ...

Last update 3 Oct 2019
Centenary International Labour Conference
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ILO: a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace have been adopted

On the occasion of the Centenary International Labour Conference, held from 10 to 21 June 2019 in Geneva, a new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the ...

Last update 30 Jul 2019
Mediterranea Saving Humans
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United Nations independent experts sent a letter to the Italian Government condemning a draft law by Italian Interior Minister to fine migrant rescuers

United Nations human rights experts Felipe González Morales, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or ...

Last update 28 May 2019
Polar ice viewed, which is melting, from aboard the Norwegian Coast Guard vessel, "KV Svalbard", during Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's visit to the Polar ice rim to witness firsthand the impact of climate change on icebergs and glaciers.
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Italy ratifies a set of international environmental legal instruments

With Law No. 79, approved on 3 May 2016 and entered into force on May, 26th, Italy acceded to a number of international instruments on environmental and climatic issues was  Article ...

Last update 5 Jun 2016
children with poster "Child rights in child-friendlu version", drawing
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Italy: Ratification and implementation of the 1996 Hague Convention on Parental Responsibility and Protection of Children

With law 18 June 2015, No. 101, entered into force on July 9, Italy ratified and implemented the Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Cooperation in respect ...

Last update 28 Jul 2015
Students of the Master's Degree in Human Rights of the University of Padua, during a meeting at Wilson palace (Geneva) with Dr. Gianni Magazzeni and Dr. Roberto Vellano (9-13 May 2010)
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Changes in International Law and Human Rights - Tendenze evolutive del diritto internazionale e diritti umani

The cycle of seminars is realised in the framework of the teaching module on "Human rights" within the Bachelor degree course in Political Science, International Relations, Human Rights, held by ...

Last update 18 Sep 2014