Tag Archives: human rights

33 Palestinian women held under inhumane conditions in Israeli jail: Advocacy group

An independent human rights advocacy organization says 33 Palestinian women are suffering from inhumane conditions at Damon prison in the occupied territories, amid the Tel Aviv regime’s intensified crackdown on detainees. In a statement released on Monday, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PCBS) said Israel’s Prison Service (IPS) has …

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Black man shot, killed by New York police

Newly released footage shows another African American man shot and killed by US police. The footage was released on Wednesday one week after the tragedy occurred in a supermarket in New York. New York Attorney General Letitia James released two videos from body-worn cameras, showing an officer enters the grocery …

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Canada court upholds Indigenous child compensation order

A Canadian federal court has upheld a human rights tribunal compensation ruling that ordered Ottawa to pay $40,000 to First Nations children who suffered discrimination in the welfare system. In 2016, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled that Canada has willfully and recklessly discriminated against Indigenous children by knowingly underfunding …

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Iraqi Parliament expresses concern over human rights violations in prisons

The Parliamentary Human Rights Committee expressed today great concern over “the violations taking place in Iraqi prisons and detention centers.” Committee member Qusai Al-Shabki said, “We do not know the death circumstances of inmates in Nasiriyah Central Prison (Al-Hout), nor the citizen who died during interrogation in the Basra Anti-crime …

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