Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year
The Dutch parliament on Thursday is expected to become the first European legislature to call the Chinese treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority a genocide
New release from @amnesty says discussion of "prisoner of conscience" a "distraction," reiterate call for Navalny release: "should be no confusion: nothing Navalny has said in the past justifies his current detention, which is purely politically motivated"
China says it upholds human rights, opposes 'slanderous attacks' over Hong Kong, Xinjiang, Tibet
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In 1st phone call between Blinken and his Egyptian counterpart Blinken "raised concerns over human rights, which he emphasized would be central to the U.S.-Egypt bilateral relationship"
China expresses firm opposition over a Xinjiang-related motion passed by Canada's House of Commons, Chinese Embassy in Canada said Tuesday. "Xinjiang-related issues are nothing about human rights, ethnicity or religion at all, but about combating violence, terrorism, extremism"
ANF In less than 48 hours two femicides and a double infanticide are registered * A woman in Quillacollo died with signs of violence, in Sucre another woman and her children were murdered by her partner.
"The Chinese government must know that the world is watching its strangulation of human rights – and that we must put all options on the table for holding China accountable," says @SpeakerPelosi in a statement on HongKong
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At least four female development workers have been killed in a targeted attack in the northwestern Pakistani district of North Waziristan. The attack took place at 9:30am (04:30 GMT) on Monday near the village of Ippi, a few kilometres east of the town of Mir Ali
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The UN envoy to Yemen describes the results of Jordan's meeting on prisoners and detainees as "disappointing." He renewed his call for the immediate and unconditional release of all detainees, including the sick and wounded, the elderly, children and civilians, including women and journalists.
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UN chief Antonio Guterres condemns the "brutal force" used by those behind Myanmar's coup. "Today, I call on the Myanmar military to stop the repression immediately. Release the prisoners. End the violence. Respect human rights, and the will of the people"
Senior Chinese Diplomat Wang Yi Says Xinjiang And Tibet Are Shining Examples Of China's Human Rights Progress Given Regions' Socio-economic Development
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Ecuador Police: WE RESCUED 6 girls, victims of alleged sexual and related crimes in Esmeraldas, Sucumbíos, Pichincha and StoDomingo. Nine people were apprehended, 5 firearms seized and more evidence, in the GranImpacto operation1
Without naming an individual country, @SecBlinken says no country should be allowed to use COVID19 as an excuse to violate human rights or fundamental freedoms. Blinken made the remarks on Feb 17 but @StateDept tweeted it on Feb 20
EU renews arms embargo, assets freeze against Zimbabwe, citing a lack of reforms, human rights violations
Chennai police arrest carpenter for rape and murder of 74-year-old woman; accused traced using CCTV footage
Police say a man assaulted a woman and then fired his gun into a snowbank in Tobyhanna
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Zamora Chinchipe: FiscalíaEc processes a detainee for the alleged femicide of his partner. The woman was reported missing on February 7 and her body, found on February 16
Human Rights Watch accuse India of targeting minorities HRW report comes days before first anniversary of violence in Delhi in which 53 people were killed, including 40 Muslims
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has prepared a report regarding the violations of rights committed during Bogazici University protests: "Erdoğan and senior officials have directly encouraged a tough police response"
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus reported that it conducted about 90 searches of human rights defenders and activists
The European Court of Human Rights has called on Russia to release Alexey @Navalny immediately
Khamenei: The domineering order has always looked for excuses against the IslamicRevolution. One day it's human rights, once vilifying theocracy, once the nuclear issue & once regional issues. They're all excuses. The key concern is that Iran flag-irflag-ir won't give in to their domination
The Supreme Sharia Court Council in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip has imposed travel restrictions on unmarried females, drawing sharp criticism from Palestinians and human rights organizations
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The Civil Guard has arrested 22 people in the Almeria towns of Vícar, Roquetas de Mar, El Ejido and Adra as alleged members of a network dedicated to processing permits and rents to false victims of gender violence.
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In Belarus, the Viasna human rights NGO designated another 10 people as political prisoners. This brings the total number of political prisoners in Belarus as of mid-February 2021 to 256
EU human rights sanctions related to the imprisonment of Navalny in the works since last week. Will not be ready at the EU foreign affairs council on 22 Feb but there will some sort of political agreement then with legal adoption likely before EUCO in March
11 Human Rights Defenders, Media Workers Killed in 4 Months: UN
UN chief says 'complex attack' against blue helmets in Mali may constitute war crime
They investigate the death of a woman by firearm in Majadahonda