INIMÕIGUSTEST MAAILMAS

Q&A: Misinformation in the Time of an Uncontainable Virus

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 28 (IPS) - Just a month since the World Health Organization declared the Coronavirus a public health emergency, it is now taking steps to contain misinformation being spread about the disease. Globally, there have been more than…

Senegal Farmer Succeeds with Regenerative Agriculture & Begins Teaching Others

SILVER SPRING, Maryland, USA, Feb 28 (IPS) - Lindsay Cobb, is Marketing & Communications Manager, Trees for the Future (TREES) and Ashleigh Burgess is Deputy Director of Programs, TREESSouylemane Samb sits under a crowded tent on a hot Senegale…

A Glut of Arms: Curbing the Threat to Venezuela from Violent Groups

CARACAS/BOGOTA/BRUSSELS, Feb 28 (IPS) - Power in Venezuela is slipping away from state institutions and concentrating in the hands of criminals, guerrillas and other non-state actors. Any new negotiations between government and opposition must consi…

Release Four Activists Jailed for Peaceful Protests

In a joint statement, Civil Rights Defenders, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International call for the immediate and unconditional release of four Burmese human rights defenders. They were convicted and sentenced on 17 January to one month in priso…

Gezi Park defenders acquitted - Osman Kavala faces new charges

Geneva-Paris, February 27, 2020 - The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT-FIDH) denounces the new charges pressed against human rights defender Osman Kavala just hours after he was acquitted in the “Gezi Park case”, in…

Building asylum and migration management capacity in Greece

Language English28/02/2020On 26 February in Athens, FRA took part in the launch event of the EEA and Norway Grants Programme on capacity building of national asylum and migration management systems.

Tunisia: Unfinished Rights Business

Expand A general view of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People in Tunis, Tunisia, May 2016. © 2016 Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters (Tunis) – Tunisia’s new government, a…

С бензином «что-то не так», скандал в биатлоне, уникальная операция и Мэвл - все за вчера

Сегодня пятница, вы явно торопитесь на работу, собираете детей в школы и в сады. Мы постараемся уложиться в пару минут и расскажем, что сл…

The Italian Pyramid: Scientific Observatory at the Top of the World

MILAN, Italy, Feb 27 (IPS) - Hello! Are you Italian? No, I'm from Nepal. Ops. Kaji Bista is the staff manager of the Ev-K2-CNR's innovative Pyramid International Laboratory/Observatory (known as the Italian Pyramid) at 5,050 m a.s.l. located in Lob…

Youth Voice of Change in Libya

Title: Youth Voice of Change in LibyaPublished Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020A debater from the Almusajala Club in Jufra presents her arguments on the topic of revoking diplomatic immunity for Parliament members.  Body: In Libya, N…

Climate-Smart Agriculture means More Time for Eswatini Women Farmers

NGWEMPISI, Eswatini, Feb 27 (IPS) - In the southern African nation of Eswatini, women, who already have too many household chores, have had to spend many hours for days on end in the fields, tilling and weeding the soil. But thanks to the gradual i…

Biofortified Crop Project Reaches Refugees in Zambia

LUSAKA, Zambia, Feb 27 (IPS) - Emely Mwale is Assistant Country Manager at HarvestPlusThe Mutwales farm a small plot of land in the camp, growing primarily cassava and maize for food. They are also one of the 105 refugee farming families participati…

Child Death Grief a Public Health Threat

NAIROBI, Feb 27 (IPS) - Grief over the loss of a child poses a threat to public health in Sub-Saharan Africa, as nearly two-thirds of mothers in some countries suffer the death of at least one child, a study has found.Read the full story, “Child D…

Mobile Training Centre – 2019 in Numbers

Life as a human rights defender is rarely safe, and many on the frontlines are faced with daily risks and threats that endanger their lives and safety. Working in a hostile environment can be exhausting and stressful, and often takes a toll on one’…

Towards a new Roma inclusion initiative

Language English27/02/2020On 18 February, the FRA Director welcomed the renewed focus on the post-2020 EU initiative for Roma equality and inclusion in his speech at the 16th Meeting of the National Roma Contact Points in Brussel.

Enabling civil society through national action plans

Language English27/02/2020FRA joined discussions at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Steering Committee on how commitments in OGP national action plans could better support an enabling environment for civil society.

European Parliament hearing focuses on AI in criminal law and law enforcement

Language English27/02/2020FRA outlined the main findings from its facial recognition technology paper during a European Parliament hearing in Brussels on 20 February.

Cuba Detained Human Rights Defender in “Urgent Situation”

The Cuban human rights defender María Elena Mir Marrero was arbitrarily detained on 23 February. Earlier this month, she was granted precautionary measures by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission (IACHR). This means that the co…

US: Revisit Landmines Decision

Expand An Afghan orthopedic technician makes artificial limbs in a workshop at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) hospital in Kabul.  © 2019 Wakil Kohsar/AFP…

Сутки и штрафы: правозащитники подсчитали, чего стоило активистам участие в акциях против интеграции

Двести два судебных процесса, сто тридцать два осужденных и штрафы на общую сумму почти шестьдесят пять тысяч долларов - таковы итоги су…