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Jubilee Campaign’s engagement at the Human Rights Council, 40th Session

The focus of Jubilee Campaign’s engagement this year was for the Hmong and Montagnard ethnic groups in Viet Nam, in partnership with BPSOS. A side event was held at the United Nations on Human Rights in Viet Nam and an oral statement was presented at the Human Rights Council (HRC). Watch the whole side event …

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Addressing the UN Human Rights Council

Jubilee Campaign addressed the UN Human Rights Council on March 6, 2017 by holding a side event at the Palais des Nations. This event was held to bring to the Council’s attention to the human rights violations that are occurring in Nigeria. It is imperative that the international community gets involved. -Mirjam Bos, Jubilee Campaign …

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UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea Releases 2nd Report

On June 8th, the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea released its second report discussing the human rights situation in Eritrea. The commissioners recommended in the report that the United Nations Security Council refer the situation in Eritrea to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court due to the fact that …

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Jubilee Campaign seeks improved ICC operations

July 25th, The Hague, The Netherlands – International Human Rights Non-governmental organization, Jubilee Campaign, is seeking the improvement of the International Criminal Court’s processes to expedite the handling of investigations and review of reported crimes against humanity. After meetings with the ICC in an attempt to find out the status of preliminary examinations the ICC …

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Mob Boss on the Police Force: The D.P.R.K and the UN Conference on Disarmament

To the Member States of the United Nations and the Human Rights Community: Permitting the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (D.P.R.K.) to chair the United Nations Conference on Disarmament makes a mockery of this once noble institution. The Conference on Disarmament was established in 1978 to create a single negotiating forum for the purpose of …

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UN Defamation Resolution Threatens Freedom of Religion

Over the past decade several actors on the UN scene have been passing resolutions against “Defamation of Religion.” These resolutions condemn anything which offends “religious sensibilities” as racism and hate-speech. Unfortunately the resolutions provide support for blasphemy and similar laws, like the ones which have been used to brutally suppress dissent and religious minorities in …

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Sudan: The Debate

  “Already there are worrying signs that Khartoum will seek to deny Sudanese people a chance to take part in fair and free elections. Only yesterday the political secretary of the National Congress, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, said that the United Nations have “no right”—no right— to observe the coming elections.” ~Lord David Alton, Liverpool A …

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