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Kuwait expresses regret over UN view on ‘Human rights’ – Corruption, conflicts linked

GENEVA, Sept 11, (KUNA): Kuwait expressed regret that some views of the United Nations Human Rights Council were based on “the differentiation of civil and political rights from economic, social and cultural rights.” This came in a statement Tuesday made by Kuwait’s permanent delegate to the UN Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim …

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Human Rights Society feels the absence of govt support

Public benefit associations make efforts in humanitarian issues of various kinds KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: The public benefit associations concerned with human rights, have made great efforts in the recent past towards humanitarian issues of various kinds, reports Al-Qabas daily. These associations have achieved limited success in a small number …

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Need for laws to protect rights defenders and their work

Human rights defenders are people who promote or protect human rights. Whether they work solo or with others, their goals include seeking protection of civil and political rights as well as the promotion, protection and realization of economic, social and cultural rights; helping victims of human rights violations; and supporting …

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GCC states affirm necessity to ‘boost’ human rights’ culture

‘Attention should be equally devoted to all forms’ GENEVA, June 25, (KUNA): Member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have affirmed significance of promoting human rights’ culture and adopting dialogue and tolerance in face of mushrooming hatred and racial indiscrimination. This was declared in a statement made by the …

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US quits UN’s Human Rights Council

WASHINGTON, June 20, (AP): The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It’s the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley said Tuesday the US had given the human …

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Laborers’ rights: opportunities for violations are high

Kuwait ratified 19 ILO conventions, including seven of the eight fundamental conventions This is the final part of a two-part series of articles on the status of migrant workers in Kuwait during the first third of the year issued in a report by Kuwait Society for Human Rights through the …

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Human Rights Society monitoring legal violations perpetrated against migrants in Kuwait

KSHR working to spread culture of respecting human rights This is the first of a series of articles on the status of migrant workers in Kuwait during the first third of the year issued in a report by Kuwait Society for Human Rights through the Unit of Monitoring and Following- …

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‘Give more rights for workers’

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: The Kuwaiti Society for Human Rights has called on the authorities to give more protection for workers, improve some legislative aspects of the Labor Law No. 6/2010 in the private sector, reports Al-Rai daily. The society has also urged the government and the National Assembly to …

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Human rights deeply embedded in Kuwait’s political agenda

KUWAIT CITY, April 30, (KUNA): The protection of human rights is deeply embedded in Kuwait’s political ideology and endorsed by the Islamic faith, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Monday. Kuwait’s Assistant Foreign Minister on International Cooperation Affairs and Development Nasser Al-Sabeeh made the remarks in a speech on behalf of …

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US hits Kuwait state of women

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The US State Department in its report says that discrimination against Kuwaiti women is quite evident, in spite of the fact that they are given their political rights including the right to contest elections, cast their ballots but are still miles away when it comes to …

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