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    UN Bans NGOs During High-Level Meetings of World Leaders— Triggering Strong Protests

    It is a lost opportunity for the UN and state diplomatic delegations to interact freely with civil society representatives who bring with them a...

    Bangladesh Violates Rights of the Workers Who Fuel Its Galloping Economic Growth, Says Report

    Workers have been exposed to mass dismissals and criminal prosecution for exercising their right to peaceful protest, the report says. It points out how...

    Maldives New ‘Evidence’ Law Undermines Media Freedom

    The Maldives Media Council (MMC), Maldives Journalist Association (MJA), and Transparency Maldives all condemned the law, saying it contravened constitutional protections for the media....

    UN’s “No-Fly List” on Sexual Harassment Falls Short, Complains Rights Group

    Present and past employees are continuing to raise the alarm about the wide-scale under-reporting of sexual harassment and abuse across UN institutions. There is...

    India Falls to Bottom of Biennial Environmental Performance Index

    The lowest scores went to countries struggling with civil unrest or other crises, or to nations that have prioritized economic growth over environmental sustainability,...

    UN Recognizes Broadcaster Attenborough With Lifetime Achievement Award

    Attenborough, 95, is arguably the world’s best-known natural history broadcaster. During a career that began with the dawn of television, he has penned and...

    ‘Responsible investment’ fuels Myanmar junta, claim rights groups

    Big corporations with financial stakes running into billions of dollars are closely tied to Myanmar’s military junta, says a financial investigation by rights groups. An...
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