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2017.09.22 HRC36 Side Event: Universal Periodic Review of Sri Lanka (12 pm, 26 September)

Together with Franciscans International, Human Rights Watch and Minority...


2017.09.04 Bangladesh: Attacks on human rights in August documented

Odhikar, member of IMADR, released its Human Rights Monitoring Report (A...


2017.08.29 UN: CERD addresses racial discrimination in Algeria, Australia, Belarus, Jordan, Serbia and Slovakia (November 2017)

At its 94th session from 20th November to 8th December 2017, the UN Comm...


2017.08.29 UN: CERD adopted concluding observations of Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan and UAE (August 2017)

On the 25th of August, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discri...


2017.07.25 Japan: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee on minority women and buraku discrimination

For the adoption of list of issues prior to reporting by the UN Human Ri...


2017.07.18 UN: Apply Indigenous Peoples’ Fund to attend CERD and other UN human rights meetings (October – December 2017)

Applications to the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples to attend t...


2017.06.27 Joint Communiqué: States renewed half of the members of the CERD

Joint Communiqué – States renewed half of the members of the CERD Genev...


2017.06.21 “Open space for protest must be created in Okinawa”, collective voice to Japan (16 June 2017)

On Friday 16th June at the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council, ...


2017.06.09 HRC35 Side Event: Freedom of Expression in Okinawa, Japan (12 pm, 16 June)

Together with All Okinawa Council for Human Rights, Amnesty Internationa...


2017.06.05 Bangladesh: Attacks on human rights in May documented

Odhikar, member of IMADR, released its Human Rights Monitoring Report (M...


2017.05.30 Japan: UN independent expert shows concerns on the limited space for public protest and dissent in Okinawa

UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression,...


2017.05.18 UN: CERD addresses racial discrimination in Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russia, Tajikistan and UAE (August 2017)

At its 93rd session from 31st July to 25th August 2017, the UN Committee...


2017.05.17 Opinion: Populism and Universal Human Rights

IMADR Director, Theo van Boven, shares his in-depth analysis on threats ...


2017.05.17 Opinion: Gaming the US System: Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

IMADR Director, Michael O. Sharpe, raises an alarm over the recent U.S. ...


2017.05.15 UN: CERD adopted concluding observations of Armenia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Finland, Kenya and Moldova (May 2017)

On 12th May, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (...


2017.05.11 Sri Lanka: Issues of land and sea grabbing on minorities brought to UN

In June 2017, the Sri Lankan government's implementation of the Internat...


2017.04.27 UN: Civil society urges Human Rights Council to ensure gender parity

IMADR joined the GQUAL Campaign and other civil society organisation...


2017.04.12 Sri Lanka: Joint civil society letter on reprisals against human rights defenders

In response to the recent reprisals against two Sri Lankan human rights ...


2017.04.11 UN: Apply Indigenous Peoples’ Fund to attend CERD and other UN human rights sessions (July – September 2017)

Applications to the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples to attend t...


2017.04.06 UPR28: Joint civil society submissions on human rights in Japan and Sri Lanka

For the 28th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), IMADR prepa...


2017.03.27 “Truth must be revealed and acknowledged by the State”, a key demand for transitional justice in Sri Lanka (20 March 2017)

On Monday 20th March at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council,...


2017.03.22 “Minority women’s voices should be heard for transitional justice”, joint message to Sri Lanka (17 March 2017)

On Friday 17th March at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council,...


2017.03.20 Online Action on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discri...


2017.03.15 HRC34 Side Event: Report of Consultation Task Force and Human Rights Challenges in Sri Lanka (3 pm, 20 March)

Together with Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA),...


2017.03.13 HRC34 Side Event: Women’s and Minority Rights in Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process (4:30 pm, 17 March)

Together with Franciscans International and Minority Rights Group Intern...


2017.03.02 Bangladesh: Attacks on human rights in February documented

Odhikar, member of IMADR, released its Human Rights Monitoring Report (F...


2017.02.14 UN: CERD addresses racial discrimination in Armenia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Finland, Kenya and Moldova (April 2017)

At its 92nd session from 24th April to 12th May 2017, the UN Committee o...


2017.02.03 Japan: Silencing the voices of Okinawans

Together with All Okinawa Council for Human Rights, IMADR released a rep...


2017.02.02 Template for civil society actors: Follow-up UN recommendations to eradicate racial discrimination

IMADR and the US Human Rights Network (USHRN) developed a template which...


2017.01.30 APPEAL: Request Japan for the Release of Mr. Yamashiro Hiroji

On 24th January, national and international human rights organisations u...


2017.01.16 Sri Lanka: Civil society urge international community to continue scrutiny

On 13 January, civil society of Sri Lanka, including the IMADR Asia Comm...


2017.01.12 Japan: CERD demands further actions to tackle racial discrimination

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has ...


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