Saturday, March 25, 2023

Human rights

The annual human rights report demonstrates that the Biden Administration continues a policy of double standards

The report titled '2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices' was published on the US State Department website on Monday. The report is based on the human rights situation of 198 countries and territories. The U.S. State Department published...

Limits of 2022 US Human Rights Report on Bangladesh

The USA recently released a report on the human rights situation of 198 countries in 2022. In 2022, extrajudicial killings, disappearances, suppression of expression and media, use of force in gatherings, obstruction of national and international human rights institutions,...

The murder of Keenan Anderson and human rights in the United States

Such is the conviction of human rights - many are vocal about the implementation of this issue, and many are afraid to even talk about human rights. Others act as perpetrators of human rights abuses. Again, there are many...

Biden nominates new special envoy for N.Korean human rights

US President Joe Biden has nominated a state department official as a new special envoy for North Korean human rights, the White House said. Julie Turner, director of East Asia and the Pacific at the State Department's Bureau of Democracy,...

Killing of a Bangladeshi youth proves the dire situation of extrajudicial killing in USA!

The United States of America (USA) is popularly known as the ‘Champion of Democracy and Human Rights’. But since the last two decades, in its journey towards a multicultural society, the USA is facing a lot of human rights...

Why Western Human Rights Reporting Is flawed and Untrustworthy

Numerous western governments and west-funded NGOs produce reports on human rights conditions in countries all around the world. These reports typically share three characteristics: they identify developing nations as major human rights violators; present developed ones as the global defenders...

The Never-ending Gun Violence in the USA through Human Rights Lens

Gun violence is a contemporary global human rights issue. Anyone can be affected by firearm violence worldwide but the rising trend of gun-related injuries in several states provides an alarming situation in the USA. The country is witnessing a...

Gun violence and human rights in the USA: should the US concentrate on fixing the situation in its own country first rather than offering...

The United States is regarded as the largest democracy or fully democratic nation in the world. The question of whether the United States believes it is its "right" to warn other nations of the world about kidnappings, killings, or...

Rod Stewart tells Qatar to fix its human rights record, refuses $1mn to perform in Doha

British rock legend Sir Rod Stewart rejected an offer to perform in Qatar even though he was offered more than $1 million. Offered the seven-figure sum to entertain crowds in the Middle East country - which has been chosen to...

Can Bangladesh meet its longstanding commitment to advancing human rights through its victory over UNHRC membership?

An accomplishment for a nation is always winning an election in a global setting. The goal becomes greater significance when membership is granted by secret ballot to a respected international rights body like the United Nations Human Rights Council...