Human Rights Council

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Persecution of journalists and independent media in Russia

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The unlawful detainment and harassment of journalists and media within the Russian Federation has been an underlying issue within the state for years. However, this problem has grown exponentially within the modern times due to the development of global communication and an accessible database; using modern devices, the Russian government can track independent sources of news with ease. While Russia itself has adopted media for the spread of propaganda, its destain for the right of speech has grown despite the modernisation of technological weapons for the spread of misinformation. With the wrongful detainment and trials of many correspondents which all display Russia’s breach of UDHR (Universal Declaration of Human Rights) that they swore to upkeep (United Nations). 

The situation in the Syrian Arab Republic   

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For almost a decade of the crisis, humanitarian aids within the Syrian Arab Republic remained to be significantly high in terms of its own mass scale, severity and complexity. The United nation has estimated that over 11 million people are still in need of humanitarian aids. Such existence of need is presence mainly due to the constant exposure to hostilities of the civilians, currently there has been a number of significant protections risks to civilians due to continuous hostilities in local areas, and, moreover, in areas where conflicts have been subsided, daily lifestyle for people remained a daily struggle for internally displaced persons (IDPs). Indicating the need of resources is presence is not dependent on the existence of the conflicts. With the newly existed COVID-19 the issue has just escalated, requesting for further aid to be given.

Promoting access to family planning in developing countries'Chair report' to be announced


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