Russia is calling a Ukrainian case alleging that Moscow abused the Genocide Convention to justify its invasion last year an “abuse of process.”
"Kuzmin echoed Russian claims about what he called 'neo-Nazis' in Kyiv and drew parallels between Russia’s attack on Ukraine and the 1999 NATO airstrikes on Serbia aimed at halting Belgrade’s military campaign in Kosovo.
Another lawyer for Russia, Sienho Yee, told judges that Russia had not used the genocide convention to justify its military actions in Ukraine, saying they 'are based on the right to self-determination and its inherent right to self-defense.'"
Workers from low-caste communities endure stigma and hazards as they clean sewers and septic tanks.
"Umesh and Moses are among thousands of sanitation workers from low-caste communities who manually clean sewers, septic tanks, toilets and drains. They are widely considered manual scavengers, though experts say the legal definition of the term, which only includes people who clean or handle human waste in spaces such as 'insanitary latrines' or railway tracks, is too narrow.
Deaths like those of Umesh and Moses - usually through asphyxiation from inhaling toxic gases in the sewer - are often reported from different Indian cities."
This has to rank up there with one of the most ignoble ways to die.
The 75-year-old tried to convince the pair - who were both employed and able to support themselves - to move out, but they refused. So she decided to take drastic action and seek an eviction order from the courts.
In its review of the United States’ record on civil and political rights, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) condemned a flood of discriminatory state legislation restricting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
A committee, chaired by Iran, criticizes US on lgbtq+ rights.
Speaks volumes on the strong credibility these organizations have these days.
The hit TV drama is reinvented as a game show as real players battle it out for a $4.56m prize.
"No phones, confined to a prison-style dormitory, sleeping on five-bed-high bunk beds, and surviving on rationed food served by those menacing guards."
People volunteered for this? I hope they are well compensated because if you're doing it for free there are plenty of hell holes in China, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, Israel, and a hole underneath Gaza you can experience this.