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The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) released a report on Thursday which concluded that Jews in Europe face high levels of antisemitism, partially driven by the conflict in Gaza. More than 90 percent of Jews participating in the survey stated that they faced antisemitism in the last year and 80 percent felt that [...]

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The missile attacks that hit Ukraine on Monday morning were likely caused by a direct hit from Russia, the head of the Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, Danielle Bell, said on Tuesday. Although video footage was analyzed and an assessment was made at the site of the incident, further investigations are necessary. Bell stated [...]

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17 political prisoners have been amnestied and pardoned in Belarus, following the signing of the Law On Amnesty in Connection with the 80th Anniversary of the Liberation of Belarus from Nazi Invaders, the Viasna Human Rights Center (‘Viasna’) said on Friday. The Belarussian president, Aliaksandr Lukashenko, signed the new law on Tuesday. The new law [...]

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The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated a network that provides important sources of income for Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik and his family on Tuesday. The designation leads to all property and interest in property of the two designated individuals and seven entities that are in the US or [...]

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The UN Office of The High Commissioner for Human Rights Spokesperson Jeremy Laurence expressed concerns on Tuesday over the impact on Palestinian civilians of the Israeli raid in An Nuseirat to secure the release of four hostages. The raid took place in a densely populated area, raising concerns over the respect of the principles of [...]

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) announced Monday that it filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) over Palestinian journalists being killed or injured during their work in Gaza. In the complaint, RSF asks the court to investigate crimes against no less than nine Palestinian reporters since December 15, 2023 and the killing of more [...]

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The Netherlands will no longer allow its citizens to adopt children internationally, the Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind wrote on Tuesday. With this decision the minister responds to the motion passed by the Dutch House of Representatives in which the government was requested to come up with a plan to carefully reduce international adoptions. [...]

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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged Nigerian authorities on Monday to investigate the detention of journalist Jamil Mabai in Katsina, Nigeria by officials of the Katsina State Hisbah Corps, a religious police force, and hold responsible parties accountable. According to the CPJ, Mabai went to the office of the Katsina State Hisbah Corps to [...]

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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called on Ugandan authorities Tuesday to investigate the Sunday assault of journalist Juliet Kyarisiima, hold the culprits accountable and ensure that journalists covering public events do not become victims of violence. Kyarisiima was assaulted whilst covering a public meeting on a land dispute. According to the CPJ, when the [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday ruled by a majority that Albania violated the right of access to justice of the applicant after his son was severely beaten up at school. The applicant’s son was hit in 2011 by another underaged pupil, resulting in the loss of vision in one of his [...]

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