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GHRD Written Submission to UN Human Rights Council – 41st Regular Session

Written statement submitted by Stichting Global Human Rights Defence, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status The Secretary-General has received the following written statement which is circulated in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/31. [03 June 2019] UN investigation needed: Forced religious conversion of Rohingya Hindus Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) has investigated… Continue reading GHRD Written Submission to UN Human Rights Council – 41st Regular Session

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The Current Status of Transgender Rights in India

Introduction The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the current situation of the transgender community’s rights in India, with a specific focus on the Transgender Persons Bill proposed in 2016 and amended in 2018. After analyzing the critical points of the Bill, Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) will deliver some recommendations… Continue reading The Current Status of Transgender Rights in India

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Pashtun’s Persecution in Pakistan

The Pashtuns, an ethnic minority living for years in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Pakistan), have been the victims of violence and intimidation by militants and security forces.1 The geographical situation constitutes the core problem that exacerbated the persecution of the Pashtuns. In 2001, with the America’s war on terror and the fall of Talliban,… Continue reading Pashtun’s Persecution in Pakistan