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[1 Jul 2008 | Kommentare deaktiviert für TCHRD commemorates 11th UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture]

Press Statement TCHRD

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) commemorates the eleventh anniversary of the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture to recognize the pain and suffering that victims and survivors of torture throughout the world has gone through.

In 1984, the General Assembly adopted the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT), which entered into force on 26 June 1987. …

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[27 Mai 2008 | Kommentare deaktiviert für Human Rights Council adopts resolution on global food crisis]

Press Release – United Nations Human Rights

The Human Rights Council held its seventh Special Session today and adopted a resolution on the negative impact on the realization of the right to food of the worsening world food crisis, caused inter alia by the soaring food prices.

In the resolution, which was adopted by consensus, the Council expressed grave concern at the worsening world food crisis, which seriously undermined the realization of the right …

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[30 Apr 2008 | Kommentare deaktiviert für Bloggers Unite for Human Rights]

While the words might change from country to country and are sometimes taken for granted, human rights represent one of the universally agreed upon ideas — that all people are born with basic rights and freedoms that include life, liberty, and justice. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations.

Bloggers Unite For Human Rights challenges bloggers everywhere to help elevate human rights by …

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