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UN Report Accuses Egypt of Discriminating against Offspring of Foreign Fathers

A UN committee has said it is worried about Egypt's laws, which deny citizenship to the children of Egyptian mothers and foreign fathers.  The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) ... A UN committee has said it is worried about ...

18/05/2010 - 18:08 - comment 0

Palestine joins five UN treaties following peace talks failure

with Israel, Press TV reports. The five international conventions ban torture and racial discrimination ... reports.The five international conventions ban torture and racial discrimination, and protect the rights ... (Jerusalem) as its capital,” Wassel Abu Yousef from PLO Executive Committee told Press TV. The PLO ...

04/05/2014 - 08:58 - comment 0

ADC, Gov't Agencies Monitor Discriminative Procedures at US Airports

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is cooperating with US government agencies to monitor racial profiling of Arabs and Arab Americans at airports.  The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee ... The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) ...

18/05/2010 - 18:26 - comment 0

Unions reiterate pledge to fight racism

for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the ITUC has reiterated the need to eradicate racism and xenophobia, Unions reiterate pledge to fight racism On the eve of The International Day for the Elimination of Racial ... strategy to fight racial discrimination and xenophobia held by the ILO and the ITUC in Geneva in December ...

17/05/2010 - 19:45 - comment 0

CDA to join hands with UN in promoting human rights

CDA can contribute to the elimination of racial discrimination. Mr Al Kamda received Mr Muigai ... At a meeting with Mr. Githu Muigai, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency ...

16/05/2010 - 16:31 - comment 0

Anti-Palestinian law, described as ''racist'', extended by Israeli cabinet

and family in the adjacent West Bank.     The UN Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination has expressed concern about this law and has called on Israel to revoke it and reconsider its ... it "racist." "There is an international democratic consensus that the Israeli law ... discriminates ...

18/05/2010 - 13:10 - comment 0

UNHCR Hails Bahrain’s Emir for Support of Human Rights

to a number of human rights treaties and conventions such as the international convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination, the convention against torture and the convention on the rights ... office had agreed to conduct a workshop in Bahrain in September for members of the Human Rights Committee ...

18/05/2010 - 18:18 - comment 0

Israeli Arabs stage general strike

racial and political incitement, home demolitions and discrimination. The strike is also held to show ... The Higher Arab Monitoring Committee (HAMC) in Israel ... the The Higher Arab Monitoring Committee (HAMC) in Israel has called on all Arab comminutes in Israel to declare ...

16/05/2010 - 16:33 - comment 0

Israelis talk racism...and what they say might surprise you

and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation ahead of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March ...

Editor's Choice - 18/03/2014 - 13:07 - comment 0

Details of Egypt's "freedom" focused constitution emerge

The state is obliged to take appropriate measures to eliminate all forms of discrimination. The law ... The 50-member committee approved all articles related to powers of parliament (articles 101-138) before ... to the powers of the presidency on Sunday at 3pm. The 50-member committee writing a new constitution ...

01/12/2013 - 03:57 - comment 0