Simone Filippini, Executive Director of the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy said Tunisia's choice to host the conference on the political rights
of women reflects the country's position as a privileged partner of the institute that works to strengthen the presence of women in politics.
ae1/4oeSettlement construction, illegal under international law, is not the only obstacle to a two-state solution, but each new housing unit consolidates a one-state reality in which the Palestinians are denied the full exercise of their political rights
BEIRUT: State Minister for Combating Corruption Nicolas Tueni Wednesday called on citizens to "exercise their political rights
freely and not renew the mandate of corrupt politicians in the upcoming elections." Tueni attacked the Cabinet's decision requiring voters to present still-to-be-issued biometric ID cards to cast their ballots at the next elections, stressing "the importance of holding elections, even without the biometric cards if they cannot be implemented [in time]." The minister ruled out the idea that biometric cards could be issued in time for the next elections -- set to be held in spring 2018 -- and suggested that the current polling registration system be kept.
The delegation thanked the Committee for an open and constructive dialogue, responded to the questions and observations of the Committee and reaffirmed Government's commitment to give further impetus to implement the provisions of the Convention in accordance with Pakistan's international human rights obligations and national human rights priorities with regard to advancement of civil and political rights
Whiteley and Seyd's work on Labour party membership during the last period of significant organisational change (when the rights to leader selection were expanded to individual members) suggests that an expansion in political rights
does not lead to an expansion in active support.
The head of the ruling Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB), Romero Juca, also condemned on Twitter the Senate's vote separating the matter of Rousseff's ouster from her political rights
in the years ahead.
The Palestinian leadership is proud of the Palestinian people for their courage, resilience, persistence, and steadfastness, and we will remain undeterred as we continue to pursue their national, legal, historical, and political rights
The PTI chief said that his party would play its role in providing political rights
to people of the province.
Three laws organising political rights
were issued to systematise presidential and parliamentary elections: the political rights
' law, the parliamentary law, and the division of constituencies' law.
An explanatory note to the document says that in view of Ukraine's inability to protect human rights to the fullest extent in compliance with its obligations under the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
and the European Social Charter, in its revised version, and in connection with "the objective need to take measures to repel armed aggression of the Russian Federation, Ukraine has to temporarily rescind its commitments to upholding certain human rights (in the zone of military operations) within the limits permitted by relevant international agreements".
Freedom in the World is an annual global report on political rights
and civil liberties, composed of numerical ratings and descriptive texts for each country and a select group of related and disputed territories (Freedom House, 2014.
Lack of access to their political rights
had kept away from the decision-making processes, especially in elections.