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Monday 18th June 2018

Human Rights Articles


Right-to-die case rejected

17th July 2015

European Court of Human Rights has rejected campaigners' bid to overturn the law on assisted dying.

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Poor treatment of mentally ill violates human rights

16th December 2011

Mental health services must be improved.

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Bahrain jails doctors amid rights concerns

29th September 2011

Report details a litany of abuses of doctors, nurses, paramedics and injured patients during recent protests.

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Lead-poisoned children denied care

15th June 2011

Chinese officials interfere with children's access to care and return them to contaminated environments, a rights group says.

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the week: issue 160, 20 - 26 Aug

1st September 2010

The week provides need-to-know news, consultations and events for chief executives and their teams.

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Namibians protest sterilisations

8th June 2010

A group of HIV positive Namibian women says the government has forcibly sterilised them.

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Health care and human rights

3rd August 2007

The Lancet runs a series of articles examining how the two issues intertwine.

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Mass forced abortions in China

24th April 2007

Guangxi family planning officials order doctors to abort as late as nine months.

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Risky sex a global killer

5th November 2006

Unsafe sex is a major global risk factor for death and disability.

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