HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Sabrina Rau

Each week the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project, based at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre, prepares an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from 14 – 20 April 2018.

You can follow the HRBDT Project on twitter: @hrbdtNews.

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HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Sabrina Rau

Each week the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project, based at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre, prepares an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from 7 – 13 April 2018.

You can follow the HRBDT Project on twitter: @hrbdtNews.

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International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Besir OzbekAgathe ArtusÖvünç GüneşFrancesca Fazio

Each week students at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepare an overview of the past week’s human rights related news stories from around the world.

International

Earth Day 2018: The shocking facts about the scale of plastic pollution choking our seas – The Telegraph

Global anxiety deepens over online data and privacy protection – UN News

Commonwealth Should Address LGBT Rights – Human Rights Watch

‘Save peace while it lasts,’ says General Assembly President, ahead of UN summit on sustaining peace – UN News

Global Citizen Polio Report: Commonwealth Leaders Come Through On Their Commitments – Global Citizen

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International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Nina Giraudel, Sweekruthi Keshavamurthy, Manon Clayette,  and Ayushi Kalyan 

Each week students at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepare an overview of the past week’s human rights related news stories from around the world. 

International

This New Satellite Will Combat Climate Change From Space – Global Citizen

Global executions fall, but large numbers given death penalty for drugs – new report – Amnesty International News

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International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Besir OzbekAgathe ArtusÖvünç GüneşFrancesca Fazio

Each week students at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepare an overview of the past week’s human rights related news stories from around the world.

International

World Autism Awareness Day: UN celebrates voice and visibility of women and girls with autism – UN News

People on Twitter Have Declared April 3rd #LoveAMuslimDay  – Global Citizen

UN chief honours enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King – UN News

Social Safety Nets Have Lifted 50 Million People Out Of Poverty – Global Citizen

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International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Ayushi KalyanNina Giraudel, Sweekruthi Keshavamurthy, Manon Clayette

Each week students at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepare an overview of the past week’s human rights related news stories from around the world. 

International

Facebook privacy debate shows most countries not ready for digital economy – UN – UN News

China and Russia accused of waging ‘war on human rights’ at UN– The Guardian

UN Sec-Gen | New High Commissioner should be strong, capable, independent and deeply committed to human rights – International Service for Human Rights

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International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Besir OzbekAgathe ArtusÖvünç GüneşFrancesca Fazio

Each week students at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepare an overview of the past week’s human rights related news stories from around the world. 

International

Twitter not protecting women from abuse, says Amnesty -The Guardian

UN Commission delivers a blueprint to ensure the rights and development of rural women and girls -UN News

Western allies expel scores of Russian diplomats over Skripal attack– The Guardian

NATO expels seven Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning– France 24

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