Category Archives: UNHRC

RUSSIA: Statements on the recent Jehovah’s Witness Ban

On Video: Experts React to Threat of Ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia On April 5, 2017, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation is expected to rule on whether to liquidate and ban the activity of all legal entities used by … Continue reading

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Internatinoal bureaucratization could be watering down the Idea of Human Rights

Does Multilateralism Benefit Human Rights? A Comment by Aaron Rhodes Vienna, 03.10.2016 (Providence) – It is virtually an article of faith that multilateral approaches are the morally superior way to address human rights problems. Unilateralism is a term of approbation … Continue reading

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Kidnapping, Confinement & Forced Conversion in Japan: UN-Human Rights Council

13th Session, United Nations Human Rights CouncilWritten Statement Item 3: Civil and Political Rights/ Freedom of ReligionJAPANSubmitted in English by: Universal Peace Federation, ECOSOC special consultative status UN Representative, Heiner Handschin, ch des la Pierreire 1c, 1092 Belmont sur Lausanne,  … Continue reading

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