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28 September 2016

Thailand: Torture victims must be heard

28 September 2016

Silencing human rights activists who highlight human rights violations will not solve the problem of torture and other  ill-treatment  in Thailand, Amnesty International said today.

27 September 2016
UN-backed programme found to improve working conditions in global garment factories

UN-backed programme found to improve working conditions in global garment factories

27 September 2016

A new study has found that a United  Nations-backed  programme aiming to promote competitiveness and improve the working conditions of more than one million workers in garment factories across seven developing countries has shown significant gains in both quality of life for workers and profitability for businesses.

26 September 2016
Calais: "Jungle" migrant camp will be completely dismantled

Calais: "Jungle" migrant camp will be completely dismantled

26 September 2016

On 26 September, during a visit to the port of Calais French President Francois Hollande has said the "Jungle" migrant camp will be "completely, definitively dismantled".

23 September 2016

Charlotte shooting sparks days of protests over police violence

23 September 2016

A third night of protests has rocked the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, after a black man was shot dead by a black police officer on Tuesday.

22 September 2016
Egypt migrant boat capsize: hundreds feared dead

Egypt migrant boat capsize: hundreds feared dead

22 September 2016

Survivors from a boat which capsized off the Egyptian coast on 21 September have told the BBC that hundreds of people may have drowned.

21 September 2016
International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

21 September 2016

On 21 September, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world. The Day’s theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.”

20 September 2016

Council of Europe: Hungary should improve efforts to stop discrimination against Roma

20 September 2016

National minority representatives report an overall respectful attitude prevailing between the majority and most minority groups in Hungary, according to an opinion published on 19 September by the Council of Europe’s Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

19 September 2016
OSCE Programme Office in Astana co-organizes Central Asian Leadership Programme for government officials and young environmental leaders

OSCE Programme Office in Astana co-organizes Central Asian Leadership Programme for government officials and young environmental leaders

19 September 2016

The OSCE-supported seventh annual Central Asian Leadership Programme (CALP) for some 40 young environmental leaders and decision-makers from the state, non-governmental, academic and business sectors of Central Asia and Afghanistan on sustainable development goals and improved co-operation began on 19 September in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

16 September 2016
France: Labour law protesters clash with Paris police

France: Labour law protesters clash with Paris police

16 September 2016

At least 12 people have been injured in clashes between police and protesters opposing a new labour law in the French capital Paris, in the latest outbreak of violence over the controversial changes that critics say take away workers' rights.

15 September 2016

Germany: Mass street brawl broke out between migrants and German locals

15 September 2016

On 15 September, a mass street brawl broke out between a mob of reported migrants and German locals in Germany, said Daily Express.