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El 26 de abril a las 15:30 horas, hora de Washington, DC (19:30 horas, tiempo universal coordinado, o UTC) un panel de expertos responderá a tus preguntas sobre temas relacionados con los derechos de las personas con discapacidades.
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Charla electrónica 26 de abril: Derechos de las personas con discapacidades | ShareAmerica

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yesterday at 13:54. Facebook
Want to fight corruption? Follow the money. [ Goo.gl Link ]
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04/25/2017 at 14:04. Facebook
Today we remember Xulhaz Mannan, a longtime employee at U.S. Embassy-Dhaka who was killed one year ago for his human rights advocacy on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Bangladeshis. We honor Xulhaz for his courage, convictions, and advocacy to promote social inclusion for all.
Today we remember Xulhaz Mannan a longtime employee at US EmbassyDhaka who
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04/25/2017 at 13:36. Facebook
Join us on May 3 for an interactive webchat with a panel of experts to discuss the importance of media freedom and its role in a democratic society.
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May 3: Press freedom – a fundamental right | ShareAmerica

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04/21/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
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04/20/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
Yesterday, the United States co-sponsored a resolution that was adopted requiring public meetings of the United Nations Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Committee to be webcast.

This change will bring to light those countries that seek to block United Nations access for organizations that defend press freedom, that provide legal counsel for political prisoners, that document human rights...
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United States Helps Lead Fight for Greater Transparency at the United Nations | usun.state.gov

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04/20/2017 at 15:14. Facebook
After convening the first-ever UN Security Council thematic debate dedicated solely to human rights, Ambassador Nikki Haley argues the Council must respond to human rights violations before they reach the level of conflict. Read her full op-ed: cnn.it/2on2NEj #UNSCprez
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04/20/2017 at 15:13. Facebook
Holocaust Remembrance Day – Yom HaShoah in Hebrew – marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. This year, Yom HaShoah will be observed in the United States on April 24, which corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar.
Democracy Challenge 04/20/2017

Department of State Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Traditionally, the United Nations Security Council has been considered the place where peace and security are debated, not human rights. But on Tuesday, at the insistence of the United States, for the first time the Security Council took up the connection between human rights and conflict.
Traditionally the United Nations Security Council has been considered the place where

Nikki Haley: An unprecedented step on human rights

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Anania Sorri
Those responsible for the criminal repression of peaceful democratic activity, for the undermining of democratic institutions and practices, and for gross violations of human rights, will be held individually accountable for their actions by the Venezuelan people and their institutions, as well as by the international community.
Those responsible for the criminal repression of peaceful democratic activity for the

Non-Violence and Accountability During Protests in Venezuela

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Anthony Deos
"In case after case, human rights violations and abuses are not merely the incidental byproduct of conflict. They are the trigger for conflict. When a state begins to systematically violate human rights, it is a sign, it is a red flag, it’s a blaring siren – one of the clearest possible indicators that instability and violence may follow and spill across borders. It is no surprise that the...
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HAPPENING NOW: Ambassador Nikki Haley is chairing a history-making UN Security Council thematic debate on human rights. Watch live beginning at 3pm EDT → [ Bit.ly Link ] #UNSCprez
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Read Ambassador Nikki Haley's full statement on reports of detentions and killings in Chechnya:
Read Ambassador Nikki Haleys full statement on reports of detentions and killings
Ayala and Khaled met four years ago through the “Olive Oil Without Borders” project. A shared passion for olive farming showed her that their similarities were greater than their differences.
Ayala and Khaled met four years ago through the Olive Oil Without

An Olive Peace

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Malala Yousafzai — who earned a Nobel Peace Prize for promoting the rights of girls — now holds the highest honor bestowed by the United Nations chief on a global citizen.
Malala Yousafzai who earned a Nobel Peace Prize for promoting the rights

Malala Yousafzai is youngest U.N. peace messenger | ShareAmerica

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Forty years ago a law gave civil rights protections to people with disabilities. But activists fought for those rights with a monthlong sit-in.
Democracy Challenge 04/13/2017

How 150 Americans changed disability law | ShareAmerica

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Listen now to our latest #HumanRightsHeroes podcast featuring International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant and International Woman of Courage awardee Malebogo Malefhe. Malebogo discusses remaining resilient in the face of adversity. #DisabilityRights #SportsDiplomacy