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UN Human Rights Council holds the line on SOGI and gender equality, keeps watch on some key countries but fails again to address Russia and China

As it concludes its 50th session, the UN Human Rights Council has shown that it can act to address the human rights situations in countries in crisis, such as Libya, Syria, Belarus, Afghanistan, Sudan and Eritrea. It also has been able to withstand fierce opposition from retrograde States to work to protect those suffering violence […]

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Side event at the 48th Session of the Human Rights Council: Digital technologies and human rights in the administration of justice

The use of digital technologies in the administration of justice has significantly increased over the recent years, a trend that has been further accelerated by COVID-19. Virtual courts, the use of algorithms and smart prisons have the potential to enhance efficiency and accessibility but may also carry adverse human rights impacts. This event will provide […]

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