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In-depth this week: Migrations
For its annual report on the European borders, Migreurop has chosen to emphasize three main steps of the fights led by the authorities against the candidates to migration: the controls of their movements, detention and deportation. Denouncing the « externalization » process of the European union migratory policy, Migreurop shows how third countries are obliged, through the threat of the reconsideration of cooperation agreements and development aid, not only to readmit the migrants chased from Europe, but also to keep them on their own territory from travelling towards its doors.
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In-depth this week: Civil and political rights
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), which supports, monitors and protects human rights defenders throughout the year, is publishing its 2010 Annual Report. The report focuses on the year-round fight for human rights throughout the world.
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In-depth this week: Sexual and reproductive rights
The Philippines is one of the few countries in the world to criminalize abortion in all circumstances with no clear exceptions. As a consequence, women in the Philippines continue to die or suffer grave complications from unsafe abortion procedures, producing a massive and unnecessary public health crisis and violating the fundamental human rights of Filipino women.
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In-depth this week: Children's rights
For more than 40 years, Burma's children have been scarred by death, destruction, loss and neglect at the hands of Burma's military. They have been forced from their homes and villages, subjected to extreme human rights violations such as rape and forced labour, and left to fend for themselves in displacement settings without access to even the most basic care. It is estimated that there are more than one million displaced children inside Burma today.
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Human rights: The post-2015 agenda?
Fri Sep 24 2010 - Source: The Broker
The question of the post-2015 (some say 'post-MDG') agenda has perhaps quite a simple answer: let’s get back to basis, let’s get back to human rights.
Israel under review by the UN Human Rights Committee
Mon Jul 12 2010 - Source: Al-Haq
The UN Human Rights Committee will review Israel’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Covenant). Despite that the Committee has reiterated to Israel that it has a duty to implement the Covenant in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Israel continues to deny its responsibilities.
US-Mexico: Lethal force on the border
Thu Jul 01 2010 - Source: Americas Program
Sergio Hernandez Guereca’s short life revolved around the U.S.-Mexico border that ultimately led to his death. A US Border Patrol agent shot the 15-year-old in the face in Mexican territory between Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, and El Paso, Texas.

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Durban Review Conference 2009 Children's rights The war on terror: a war on human rights Rights of persons with disabilities
Intellectual Property Rights Internally Displaced Persons Gender-based violence Migrations
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The right to communicate Sexual and reproductive rights The right to adequate housing Child soldiers

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