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International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims observed on 24 March
The International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is observed every year on 24 March, by the United Nations. This day pays tribute to Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero of El-Salvador, who was murdered on 24 March 1980. Óscar Romero was actively involved in ..
The World Refugee Day (WRD) is observed every year on 20th of June to celebrate the stories and contributions of refugees. The 2019 theme is “#Step with Refugees – Take a Step on World Refugee Day”. According to the latest annual study released by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), 70.8 ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • Demography • Forced displacement • Forced migration • Human rights abuses • Internally displaced person • Persecution • Population • Refugee • Right of asylum • Social Issues • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF) supports international projects to trial innovative ways of stopping modern slavery, It is in news recently because Britain has pledged £4 million to support global anti-slavery projects. Six organizations – Anti-Slavery International and the United Nations University, Stronger Together, The Freedom Fund , Retrak and Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Abolitionism • Anti-Slavery International • Contemporary slavery • Ethical trade • Federations • Freedom Fund • Human rights abuses • Multiple Sclerosis International Federation • Slavery • Slavery in the 21st century • Unfree labour
In the Pakistani city of Quetta, a deadly explosion killed at least 20 people and wounded another 40 in the latest attack on the minority community of Hazara in Quetta. Zia Langove, the provincial minister said, “Four or five of the wounded are in critical condition”. The Hazaras were buying the vegetables when the explosion ..
The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed every year on 25th of March to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the transatlantic slavery system. The day also aims to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today. The ..
Topics: African slave trade • Americas • Atlantic slave trade • Black British history • Continents • Early Modern period • Human rights abuses • International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade • Slavery in South America
The judges of United Nations, have passed orders against the former Serb Bosnian leader Radovan Karadzic. His sentence of 40 years has been further increased to life in prison for committing genocide and war crimes. It was in 2016 that the 73 years old Karadzic was awarded a sentence for the 1995 July Srebrenica massacre ..
Topics: Bosnian genocide • Crimes against humanity • Genocides • Human rights abuses • Peter Robinson • Serbian nationalists • Serbs of Bosnia and Herzegovina • Srebrenica massacre • War crimes • Yugoslav Wars