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State Department Annual Human Rights Report Recognizes Ongoing Genocide Against Uyghurs and Other Minorities in Xinjiang, China

On Tuesday, March 30, the United States Department of State released its 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, its annual report which outlines the human rights record of every country in the world. President Biden, in his announcement regarding the release of the report, highlighted that a major component of this year’s would be […]

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Chinese Delegate to the United Nations Verbally Attacks Special Rapporteur Dr. Ahmed Shaheed

On March 4, 2021 during the United Nations Human Rights Council 46th session, the renowned human rights expert and UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, shared noteworthy findings from his report “Countering Islamophobia/Anti-Muslim Hatred to Eliminate Discrimination and Intolerance Based on Religion or Belief.” In this report, among other

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Reveals No Improvement in North Korea Since 2014

On 11 January 2021, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet published her report Promoting accountability in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, in which she observed the human rights situation in North Korea seven years after the Commission of Inquiry’s 2014 assessment. This landmark seven-year-old report revealed the horrifying and exhaustive

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Hmong Press Conference

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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