Tag Archives: human rights

UK | Ban on killer robots urgently needed, say scientists

Technology now exists to create autonomous weapons that can select and kill human targets without supervision as UN urged to outlaw them.

Switzerland | A day about Donbas in Geneva

On November 15 The Geneva Press Club announces public event “What future for Donbas?” devoted to “geopolitical analysis” of the war in Donbas and prospects for the future of this region for its population.

Civil war in Ukraine has started in spring of the year 2014 after uprising in Donbas region and lasts till now in position form. Numerous efforts to freeze the conflict broke due to the Kiev government rigidity.

Argentina | Six Argentinians sentenced to life for ‘Dirty War’ role

Defendants convicted of committing crimes against humanity during Argentina’s ‘Dirty war’ era in the 1970s.

Six Argentinians have been sentenced to life after being convicted of committing crimes against humanity during the country’s right-wing military rule from 1976-1983.

UN expert urges World Bank to amend its constitution to effectively advance human rights

The World Bank’s commitment to development can and should go beyond financing mega-projects and proactively support smaller, inclusive projects likely to create employment while advancing human rights and environmental protection, a United Nations rights expert has urged.

Palestine | Joint report estimates that 880 Palestinians arrested in July 2017

Palestinian prisoners’ affairs institutions – the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs and Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights – issued the following report on 8 August 2017, which indicates that, during the month of July 2017, Israeli authorities arrested (880) individuals from the occupied Palestinian territories, including (144) children, and (18) women.