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L'industrie minière chinoise contribue aux atteintes aux droits humains en République démocratique du Congo

Les compagnies minières chinoises qui opèrent en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) doivent faire davantage pour empêcher que leurs activités ne donnent lieu à des atteintes aux droits humains, déclare Amnesty International dans un nouveau rapport. Les compagnies minières chinoises qui opèrent en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) doivent faire davantage pour empêcher que leurs activités ne donnent lieu à des atteintes aux droits humains,

Chinese mining industry contributes to abuses in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chinese mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) need to do more to prevent their operations from leading to human rights abuses, Amnesty International warned today in a new report. Chinese mining industry contributes to abuses i

Nigeria: Oil giant Shell criticized over Niger Delta pipelines ‘sabotage’ claims

Claims by Shell that sabotage is responsible for most oil spilt in Nigeria have come under fire. A Dutch agency found that the oil giant’s statements were based on disputed evidence and flawed investigations. Claims by She

Romania: Thousands of lives uprooted in forced evictions - 18 June 2013

Headline Title:  Romania: Thousands of lives uprooted in forced evictions The Romanian authorities betray thousands of their citizens through broken promises and total disregard of their right to adequate housing, Amnesty International said in a new report published toda The Romanian authorities betray thousands of their citizens through broken promises and total disregard of their right to adequate housing, Amnesty International said in a new report published today on forced evictions in the country. Media Node:  Pushed to the margins VIDEO: Roma evicted and pushed to the margins in Romania Twitter Tag:  RomaRights Story Location:  Romania 44° 42' 4.7844" N, 26° 23' 20.976" E “What we see in 21st century Romania is the deliberate expulsion from the society of vulnerable people who live below or on the poverty line and suffer from inadequate housing conditions. The current housing legislation in Romania falls far short of the international standards adopted by the Romanian government. In particular, it fails to ensure the right to adequate housing for all its citizens and to prohibit forced evictions” Source:  Barbora Černušáková, Amnesty International’s expert on Romania Date:  Tue, 18/06/2013 URL:  End forced evictions in Romania Description:  Take action!

لا بد أن تلعب حقوق الإنسان دوراً أقوى في أجندة التنمية لمرحلة ما بعد عام 2015 - 5 June 2013

Headline Title:  لا بد أن تلعب حقوق الإنسان دوراً أقوى في أجندة التنمية لمرحلة ما بعد عام 2015 صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية إنه يتعين على قادة العالم تعزيز مكوّن حقوق الإنسان ضمن الأهداف الإنمائية الجديدة، وحذرت المنظمة من الإخفاق في حال التقاعس عن القيام ذلك، ويأتي ذل يتعين على قادة العالم تعزيز مكوّن حقوق الإنسان ضمن الأهداف الإنمائية الجديدة، وحذرت المنظمة من الإخفاق في حال التقاعس عن القيام ذلك، ويأتي ذلك في أعقاب إصدار أحدث مقترح رسمي لبرنامج عمل خاص بالتنمية العالمية Media Node:  mathare Twitter Tag:  MDGs “ثمة حاجة لفعل المزيد من أجل ضمان وضع حقوق الإنسان في صميم الاستراتيجيات والسياسات والبرامج” Source:  سافيو كارفاليو مدير برنامج (المطالبة بالكرامة) بمنظمة العفو الدولية

Les droits humains doivent être renforcés dans le programme de développement de l'après-2015 - 5 June 2013

Headline Title:  Programme de développement de l'après-2015 Les dirigeants mondiaux doivent renforcer la composante droits humains des nouveaux objectifs de développement ou risquent de ne pas les atteindre, a déclaré Amnesty International après la publicat Les dirigeants mondiaux doivent renforcer la composante droits humains des nouveaux objectifs de développement. Media Node:  mathare_fr Twitter Tag:  MDGs “Il reste encore beaucoup à faire pour que les droits humains soient placés au cœur des stratégies, des politiques et des programmes.” Source:  Savio Carvalho, directeur du programme Exigeons la dignité d'Amnesty International

Debe darse más importancia a los derechos humanos en la agenda para el desarrollo posterior a 2015 - 5 June 2013

Headline Title:  Debe darse más importancia a los derechos humanos en la agenda para el desarrollo Los líderes mundiales deben reforzar el elemento de derechos humanos en los nuevos objetivos de desarrollo; de lo contrario, se expondrán a que fracasen, advirtió Amnistía Internacional después de Los líderes mundiales deben reforzar el elemento de derechos humanos en los nuevos objetivos de desarrollo; de lo contrario, se expondrán a que fracasen, advirtió Amnistía Internacional después de que se hiciese pública la última propuesta autorizada de la nueva agenda mundial para el desarrollo. Media Node:  mathare_es Twitter Tag:  MDGs “Deben emprenderse más esfuerzos para garantizar que los derechos humanos ocupan un lugar central en las estrategias, las políticas y los programas.” Source:  Savio Carvalho, Amnistía Internacional

Human rights must play stronger role in post-2015 development agenda - 5 June 2013

Headline Title:  Human rights must play stronger role in post-2015 development agenda World leaders must strengthen the human rights element of new development goals or risk their failure, Amnesty International warned after the latest authoritative proposal for the global developmen World leaders must strengthen the human rights element of new development goals or risk their failure, Amnesty International warned after the latest global development proposal was unveiled. Media Node:  mathare Twitter Tag:  MDGs “More needs to be done to ensure that human rights are placed at the heart of strategies, policies and programmes.” Source:  Amnesty International's Savio Carvalho

Cambodia: Release mother imprisoned for housing rights activism - 3 June 2013

Headline Title:  Cambodia: Release mother imprisoned for housing rights activism The Cambodian authorities must release housing rights activist Yorm Bopha who was imprisoned after an unfair trial, Amnesty International said ahead of her appeal hearing this week. The Cambodian authorities must release housing rights activist and prisoner of conscience Yorm Bopha who was jailed after an unfair trial. Media Node:  POC Yorm Bopha Story Location:  Cambodia 12° 7' 56.73" N, 103° 30' 47.4624" E “The lack of credible evidence against Yorm Bopha suggests that the charges were baseless and she should not have been convicted. Yorm Bopha should be released immediately and unconditionally” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia Pacific Director Date:  Mon, 03/06/2013 URL:  Cambodia: Further information: Cambodian human rights defenders convicted Description:  Urgent action, 30 January 2013 URL:  Cambodia: Women face jail for defending housing rights Description:  Urgent action, 17 December 2012 URL:  Cambodia: Imprisoned for speaking out: Update on Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak Lake Description:  Report, 26 June 2012 URL:  Cambodia: Quash convictions of 13 women imprisoned for ‘speaking out’ Description:  Press release, 26 June 2012

European Court again chides Greece over discrimination against Roma schoolchildren - 30 May 2013

Headline Title:  European Court slams Greece over Roma discrimination in schools The Greek authorities must immediately stop segregating Romani schoolchildren from their peers, Amnesty International urged today after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the practice in Greece must immediately stop segregating Romani schoolchildren from their peers following a third European Court of Human Rights against discrimination of Roma in Greek schools. Media Node:  Schoolchildren Twitter Tag:  RomaRights Story Location:  Greece 38° 36' 40.6476" N, 22° 5' 36.6216" E “It’s shameful that, despite three separate European Court rulings now, Greece has failed to change its ongoing discrimination against Romani schoolchildren and the flagrant violation of their right to education” Source:  Jezerca Tigani, Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director at Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 30/05/2013 URL:  Human rights here, Roma rights now Description:  Campaign page URL:  Wake-up call for a giant: The EU must end discrimination against Roma Description:  News story, 4 April 2013 URL:  Governments urged to end segregation of Roma in schools after the European Court rules against Hungary Description:  News story, 30 January 2013 URL:  Five more years of injustice: Segregated education for Roma in Czech Republic Description:  Report, 8 November 2012

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