Ewelina U. Ochab is a legal researcher and human rights advocate, and author of the book “Never Again: Legal Responses to a Broken Promise in the Middle East.” Ochab works on the topic of the persecution of minorities around the world, with main projects including Daesh genocide in Syria and Iraq, Boko Haram atrocities in West Africa, and the situation of religious minorities in South Asia. Ochab has written over 30 UN reports (including Universal Periodic Review reports) and has made oral and written submissions at the Human Rights Council sessions and the UN Forum on Minority Issues. Ochab is currently working on her PhD in international law, human rights and medical ethics.
Ochab is a Contributor to Forbes. She has also published in the Providence Magazine, Oxford Human Rights Hub, and Washington Examiner.
There may be two main problems. The first problem centres around the designation of the refugee status and the second, the designation of who is particularly vulnerable and resettling based on this consideration. Religious minorities struggle to be recognised under either.
If we want to ensure that human rights abuses as addressed and addressed in time - we need to ensure that journalists are free to report on them. The ultimate response to the abuses will be up to the states. However, without this information, one can quickly turn a blind eye and say that they were not aware of the abuses or atrocities. Let them speak out. In Iran and other parts of the world.
08/11/2017 12:01 GMT
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