Category Archives: United Nations

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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Civil Society, Not Laws That Restrict Freedoms, Should Promote Tolerance

Civil Society, Not Laws That Restrict Freedoms, Should Promote Tolerance Remarks by Aaron RhodesConference on Interreligious Cooperation and The Prevention of Incitement to National, Racial and Religious Hatred United Nations Office Geneva • Room XXIV (24) • 14:00 – 16:30 … Continue reading

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