International

Ahrc Urges Real Peace In Palestine:

Thursday, February 25, 2021
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes the Biden administration rsquo;s restoring US relations with the Palestinian Authority. The previous administration tried to strong-arm the Palestinians into a fake and one-sided peace and that effort has rightly failed. It is time to go back to ...

A Last Chance To End Somalia’s Dangerous Election Impasse 

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Clashes in Mogadishu following the expiry of the president rsquo;s term highlight the risks of the standoff between the federal government and the opposition over electoral preparations. To avert a further breakdown, the African Union and UN should quickly step in to mediate. The p ...

AHRC Holds its First Virtual Zoom Discussion of 2021  

Monday, February 22, 2021
On February 18, the American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) held its first virtual Zoom discussion of the year 2021. The topic was African Americans and the Promise of America and the discussion was held to recognize and celebrate Black History Month. The Zoom discussion had thirty- eight participa ...

Ahrc Recognizes World Day Of Social Justice, February 20 

Saturday, February 20, 2021
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the world rsquo;s community in observing the World Day of Social Justice Day that is annually observed on February 20. Since it was established in 2009 by the United Nations, this day has served as an occasion to advance awareness as to social ju ...

AHRC Salutes Life For Relief & Development And Rahma Worldwide For Their Relief

Thursday, February 18, 2021
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) commends Life for Relief Development (LIFE) and Rahma Worldwide for their recent humanitarian effort in Lebanon responding to an urgent call for relief. The aid was provided to Syrian and Palestinian refugees residing at camps in the city of Tyre in Sou ...

Mozambique Expels British Journalist Tom Bowker, Bans Him For 10 Years

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
New York, February 16, 2021 mdash; Mozambican authorities should reverse their decision to expel journalist Tom Bowker and allow him to work freely in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Mozambican immigration authorities today forced Bowker, a U.K. citizen and the co-f ...

AHRC Urges End to Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes the Biden administration rsquo;s effort to help end war in Yemen and bring closure to years of a bloody war that claimed more than a hundred thousand lives. Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the world and is the poorest Arab country. Ev ...

Journalists Alvarez Destiné And Méus Jeanril Shot As Police And Armed Forces Dis

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Miami, February 9, 2021 mdash; Haitian authorities should thoroughly investigate the shootings of journalists Alvarez Destin eacute; and M eacute;us Jeanril, identify those responsible, and hold them to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesterday afternoon, in the Champs- ...

Cameroon’s Ethno-Political Tensions and Facebook Are a Deadly Mix

Friday, February 12, 2021
A heavily contested presidential election in 2018 has unleashed a new layer of political tensions that have taken an ethnic turn and found a formidable amplifier on social media. When at least 53 people died in Cameroon in late January after a bus collided with a fuel-laden truck mdash;on ...

Putin Addresses Scientists On Russian Science Day

Friday, February 12, 2021
While addressing a group of leading scientists on Russian Science Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin used the occasion to invite businesses to get involved, and hold comprehensive discussion on the creation of competitive conditions for Russia rsquo;s successful technological development, includi ...
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