Monday, July 6, 2020

International

ESCR-Net calls for global action towards transformative change in response to COVID-19

Hill Voice, 2 May 2020, New York:  Indigenous and social movements, human rights organizations and defenders around the world call for global action towards transformative change in response to COVID-19 under theme titling “International...

New UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples appointed 

Hill Voice, 18 March 2020, Geneva:  Jose Francisco “Pancho” Cali Tzay has been appointed as the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for the next three years. The United Nations...

Binota Moy Dhamai appointed as a member of EMRIP

Hill Voice, 14 March 2020, Geneva:  Binota Moy Dhamai, Secretary of International Affairs of Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples’ Forum has been appointed as a member of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...

19th Session of the UNPFII postponed

Hill Voice, 5 March 2020, New York:  On 5 March 2020, in light of the current concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Members of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) have...

429 people killed in alleged crossfire or gunfights, says UN’s CAT

Hill Voice,  16 October 2019, Wednesday, Dhaka:  The Committee Against Torture (CAT) of the United Nations says, 429 people have been killed in alleged crossfire or gunfights involving, in most cases, law enforcers, in...