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Civil society pays tribute to martyrs of Peshawar tragedy

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Feb, 2023 ) .District authorities and civil society lit candles at the main square of the city to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Peshawar tragedy.
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Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box

Access Now 06 Feb 2023
But the lack of transparency and public information around its development has left civil society organizations deeply concerned about the impact on Tunisians’ privacy, data protection, and digital security ... Why civil society needs to be part of the discussion.
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Mali Junta Expels UN Mission’s Human Rights Chief

The Epoch Times 06 Feb 2023
... was connected to what�Mali’s ruling junta�said was his allegedly biased choice of civil society witnesses for U.N.
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Commentary: Brother, can you spare an excuse? — Danny Tyree

Journal Courier 06 Feb 2023
Widespread giving has been described as the “lifeblood of civil society” and we must brainstorm ways to get the blood pumping again ... .
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Mali Expels UN Mission's Human Rights Chief

Voa News 06 Feb 2023
The Malian interim government on Sunday said the head of the U.N ... In a statement, it said the decision to expel Guillaume Ngefa-Atondoko Andali was connected to his allegedly biased choice of civil society witnesses for U.N ... .
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World urged to resolve Kashmir issue

The News International 06 Feb 2023
LAHORE. On the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, a seminar was organised under the chairmanship of the Human Rights Chair established in Punjab University, in which representatives of Human Rights Department, various welfare organisations, people associated with civil society and a large number of students participated ... Comments. Comment. .
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Sharp division over teaching of gender identity in updated sex education syllabus

The Irish Times 06 Feb 2023
Photograph. iStock Carl O'Brien Education Editor ... By contrast, many campaign and civil society groups have welcomed the focus of the draft specification on gender identity, with one arguing that use of pronouns should be specifically included and the term “biological sex” removed, as it is used to “demonise the trans community”. READ MORE ... .
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Mali junta expels UN mission's human rights chief: govt

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
"This measure comes after the destabilising and subversive actions of Monsieur Andali," added the statement, which was also read out on national television news. Andali had taken it upon himself to decide who were the representatives of civil society, ignoring the authorities and national institutions, the statement added ... ....
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Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly on 2-day visit to India, to hold talks with Jaishankar. What's on the agenda?

Live Mint 06 Feb 2023
Joly will also engage with key stakeholders in India's business and civil society communities regarding Canada's robust agenda with India under the Indo-Pacific Strategy.According to an official communique from the Canadian government, Joly will work with Jaishankar to identify ...
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Ban on NGOs Female Staff Interrupts Aid Delivery to Afghanistan: UNHCR

Khaama Press 06 Feb 2023
“Preventing women from humanitarian work is a grave denial of their humanity ... This ban must be lifted,” the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said ... According to a survey conducted by UN Women, 93% of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) will cease their life-saving services without their women staff, either fully or partially ... .
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SEND Ghana urges gov’t to uphold high health budget execution

B & FT Online 06 Feb 2023
SEND Ghana, a policy research and advocacy civil society organisation, and other stakeholders have called on government to make more resources available to the health sector ... Senior Programme Officer – SEND Ghana, Harriet Nuamah Agyemang, speaking at an event dubbed ... It also called for timely release of funds ... ....
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Mali expels human rights chief of UN's peacekeeping mission

The Telegraph India 06 Feb 2023
In a statement read on TV, government spokesman Colonel Abdoulaye Maiga accused Guillaume Ngefa Atonodok Andali, head of MINUSMA's human rights section, of bias in the choice of civil society witnesses for UN Security Council briefings on Mali. Advertisement ... Mali's row with MINUSMA ... .
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Thousands pour onto streets demanding restoration of durable peace in KP

Dawn 06 Feb 2023
... order situation had affected every segment of society, including children, women, senior citizens and tribal elders ... In Malakand, workers of political parties and civil society activists came out on the streets in Batkhela to demand establishment of durable peace on their soil.
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Harsh Dev detained in Jammu for protesting against forcible land eviction from poor

Kashmir Media Service 06 Feb 2023
Jammu, February 06 (KMS) ... Harsh Dev Singh was arrested and detained in Ambphalla Police Post Jammu when he refused to end his sit-in on the very gate of Governor House, Jammu ... Singh urged upon the civil society to come forward to expose and oppose the authoritarian and dictatorial policies of the present corrupt regime ... ....
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Pakistan vows to keep raising its voice for Kashmiris

Dawn 06 Feb 2023
ISLAMABAD. Political leaders on Sunday vowed to continue raising voices for the right of self-determination for the people of Indian-held Kashmir as events were held across the country to mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day ... GB observes solidarity day ... The event was attended by civil society officials, political and religious leaders and students ... .

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