The African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage) has advised media, Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) to fight human rights abuse
in the society.
Mr Okpoti-Mensah said human rights abuse
cases has for the past five years topped the Commission's chart and said it was so because it covered very broad areas, unlike corruption and administrative justice cases.
Summary: Collective fight against human rights abuse
(TAP) - The families of Japanese abducted by North Korea, and those believed to have been taken, will urge the International Criminal Court to prosecute the North's leader, saying the lack of information about their loved ones is a human rights abuse
The United States sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time accusing him of human rights abuse
. On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced the blacklisting of Kim and top officials in his reclusive government as he aggressively moves forward with his nuclear and ballistic missile programs despite warnings.
21 (Allafrica) Liberia's relatively young Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) is about to test its "milk teeth" as it prepares to launch an investigation into the first major case of human rights abuse
filed against the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Cuba, Zimbabwe, and Saudi Arabia have been named to the five-member group called the Working Group on Situations, which is the screening panel that decides which accusations of human rights abuse
will be scrutinized by the UN Human Rights Commission.
The ministry is also responsible for the running of Japan's prisons, the subject of frequent human rights abuse
A commission should be set up to advise on how to bring the perpetrators of human rights abuse
to justice, said the report, which gives a detailed breakdown of human rights abuses
over the past 23 years.
Conscripts who attempt to escape their service face imprisonment, torture, and other forms of human rights abuse
. Their family members also face harassment and reprisal" the report said.
"Such cases [of forced conversion] deal with one of the biggest human rights abuse
problems," Peter Jacob of the Bishops' Peace and Justice Commission told Asia News.
HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE
IN BURMAS RAKHINE, KACHIN, AND SHAN STATES