International News- Daily Digest: 2 Key Updates
1. Amnesty International launches new global campaign ‘Brave’
Amnesty International (AI) has launched a new global campaign ‘Brave’ to fight against what it said was a growing wave of attacks against those defending human rights. The new Brave campaign calls on states to recognise the legitimate work of those working to stand up for the inherent dignity and equal rights of all people, and to ensure their freedom and safety under the United Nations declaration adopted in 1998.
2. Headquarters of IPHRC of OIC inaugurated in Saudi Arabia
The headquarters of Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) were inauguated at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The headquarters will help promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in the Muslim world through provision of objective and neutral views on many human rights issues.
The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) is an expert body with advisory capacity established by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as one of the principal organs working independently in the area of human rights.