Human rights

We must be aware that the recognition of the rights inherent to the human being is a process under constant evolution and that is constantly updated.

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Volunteers building houses. Photo: Hoby NYE, Flickr

International Volunteer Day is held each year on 5 December as a unique chance for organizations to celebrate and recognize volunteer’s efforts. 

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Members of the Refugees Welcome platform. Photo: Refugees Welcome International (Facebook)

On Sunday 12th November, 27 representatives from 14 countries gathered to address the challenges faced by countries in the refugees networks.

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We are breaching a long list of rights to people who are sleeping on the streets. 

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Baby in the promotional video. Image: He For She

The HeForShe campaign wants to end gender inequalities and invites everyone to have their voice heard.

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Children, in the same way than adults and old people, have some rights that laws and public bodies need to guarantee.

The Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was approved in 1989 and confirmed by 195 countries, recognises and safeguards children’s rights all over the world. 

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Spanish security corps hitting peaceful demonstrators. Photo: Twitter

Human rights and peace organisations condemn the violence and repression committed by the Spanish security corps during the referendum.

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Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, independent expert from the UN. Photo: Wikipedia

Alfred de Zayas has called on Spanish authorities to negotiate with Catalan leaders. He has criticised in his own words the retrogression in human rights protection after the measures taken. 

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Rohingya people in Bangladesh. Photo: European Comission DG, Flickr

The NGO supports Caritas Bangladesh's emergency plan with an injection that will help 70,000 displaced people.

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Spanish national police. Photo: Youtube

The international NGO held an independent investigation to document specific incidents after the poll, where 900 people were injured.

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Farmer. Photo: Pixabay

The document points out more than 200 cases of human rights violations since 1989. It also criticises the role of large conservation NGOs on-site.

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Rohingnya protesters. Photo: Andrew Mercer, Flickr

Myanmar authorities’ restrictions in Rakhine state are putting tens of thousands of lives at risk in the Rohingya region. 

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