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1 Apr

Navigating Political Manipulation: Safeguarding Marginalised Voices in Electoral Processes

Political manipulation employs cognitive biases like confirmation bias and bandwagon effect to shape public opinion, vote behavior, and decision-making, potentially promoting harmful narratives and deepening societal divisions.

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27 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Inquiry into Human Rights Violations in Syria

The 2024 European Humanitarian Forum discussed the media's role in bringing attention to crises, the challenges of addressing protracted conflicts, and the need for intervention in the malnutrition crisis.

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26 Mar

The Hunger Strike for Ladakh’s Autonomy and Environmental Preservation

Sonam Wangchuk, a Ladakhi activist, has ended a 21-day hunger strike in Leh, Ladakh, demanding statehood, inclusion under the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution, a separate public service commission, and two parliamentary seats.

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20 Mar

European Humanitarian Forum 2024 Day 2

The 2024 European Humanitarian Forum discussed the media's role in bringing attention to crises, the challenges of addressing protracted conflicts, and the need for early intervention in the hunger and malnutrition crisis.

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19 Mar

European Humanitarian Forum 2024 Day 1

GHRD's EU team attended the 2024 European Humanitarian Forum, discussing Rohingya, North-West Nigerian, child protection, and conflict's hidden costs. They emphasized international attention and aid.

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13 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Violence Against Children

The 55th Human Rights Council session discussed global child suffering, particularly in forced displacement, with over 43 million affected. Delegates urged for protection systems, international intervention, and support for Palestinian children in Gaza.

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12 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism.

Ben Saul, the Special Rapporteur on human rights and terrorism, presented two reports to the Council, highlighting the need for effective laws, international definitions, and progress in combating terrorism.

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12 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Human Rights Defenders

The 55th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva emphasized the importance of child and youth activists in human rights advocacy, urging for concerted action.

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12 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council: Annual Discussion on the Rights of the Child

At the UN in Geneva representatives from various states discussed children's rights and inclusive social protection, highlighting the alarming statistics of 1.77 billion children lacking access to social protection.

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8 Mar

55th Session of the Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur against Torture

Alice Jill Edwads presented two reports to the Human Rights Council, highlighting prison conditions and Ukraine's torture, recommending staff recruitment, salaries, training, and international standards, and addressing vulnerable groups.

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