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Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Racial & Ethnic Minorities Needs to Be Urgently Addressed – UN

https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25916 Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Racial & Ethnic Minorities Needs to Be Urgently Addressed – UN GENEVA (2 June 2020) – Rising disparities in how COVID-19 is affecting communities, and the major disproportionate impact it is having on racial and ethnic minorities, including people of African descent, have exposed alarming inequalities within our societies,… Continue reading Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Racial & Ethnic Minorities Needs to Be Urgently Addressed – UN

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Brutal attacks on minorities in Bangladesh amid the Covid-19 crisis

On Tuesday May 19th, 2020 2pm Muslim perpetrators attacked a helpless minority Hindu family in Lalitashar village of Mohanpur union in Comilla district's Debidwar upazila, Bangladesh. Seven members of one Hindu family were injured. 3 to 4 of them are currently undergoing treatment at the local hospital (source: Dainik Oporad dated: May 23, 2020). The… Continue reading Brutal attacks on minorities in Bangladesh amid the Covid-19 crisis

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Secretariat of the Human Rights Council

To all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva: The Secretariat of the Human Rights Council presents its compliments to the Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva, international organizations or their offices, national human rights institutions, non-governmental organizations and other human rights bodies, and with reference to the note dated… Continue reading Secretariat of the Human Rights Council