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Psychology and human rights: holding on to truth

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Psychology, History and Human Rights

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United Nations World Children’s Day November 20 

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Bulletin – November 2020

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GNPHR Commemorates Kristallnacht – November 9

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GNPHR introduces a blog/commentary function!

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Bulletin – October 2020

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Human Rights Activities and Psychology Associations

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Bulletin – July 2020

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Video Promotion Project

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A virtual celebration of the 75th anniversary of the UN Charter

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Event: Human Rights in the New Normal – June 24, 25 2020

Fundamental Rights Association will launch first results of its Fundamental Rights Survey during the flagship online event “Human rights in the new normal – people’s views and experiences in EU societies affected by the COVID-19 outbreak” on 24 and 25 of June 2020.  FRA’s report ‘What do rights mean for people in the EU’ willContinue Reading

Commentary: What Matters Today

Commentary: By Polli Hagenaars, The Netherlands [1] It is apparent that not only in the Netherlands, but worldwide, protests are on the rise and are strongly politicised as is the Covid-19 pandemic. While our hearts bleed, thinking of the family and friends of George Floyd, of the fear and anger ofContinue Reading

Commentary: Human Rights Challenges

Thoughts about the human rights challenges we confront in the fog of the war with the Corona Virus Commentary by Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPPApril, 2020 Given my interests in human rights, I find myself thinking about some of the moral and ethical challenges we are grappling with today asContinue Reading

Human Rights in Times of Corona

Commentary by Polli Hagenaars We are worried about the ongoing corona crisis. We are worried about our loved-ones, about people around us, and about of those in vulnerable situations. We think of the refugees in Syria, at the Turkish borders, at the Mexican/US borders and elsewhere, of those on the move, of peopleContinue Reading

Ethics Guidelines and Corona Virus

Ethics Resources on the Corona Virus Compiled by the Hasting CentreContinue Reading

Human Rights Aspects of the Covid-19 Response

Human Rights Watch: Human rights dimensions of COVID-19 response. Link: Reading

Commentary – Vulnerable Peoples

Vulnerable groups, like elderly people, refugees, children.  A Canadian colleague wrote: ‘Like many others at the present time, I am quite consumed with the effects the COVID-19 is having. Yet, I am mostly worried about the life of many vulnerable groups. At this time in particular, I am concerned about those individualsContinue Reading

Basic Human Rights in Situations of Emergencies

Commentary by Nora Sveaass Commentary by Nora Sveas In situations of emergency and crisis there is a need for measures and arrangements set up for the common good, including altering and setting limitations to what is considered regular rights and routines in our daily lives. Emergencies may therefore give rise toContinue Reading

Excerpt: Resolution on Climate Change and Psychology

“THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that our psychology organizations will advocate for and support international and cross-disciplinary collaboration to mitigate and facilitate adaptation to climate crisis.  We will inform our respective members and the public about climate crisis, emphasizing scientific research and consensus on its causes and short- and long-term harms,Continue Reading

General Human Rights Organizations

Bibliography – Psychology & Human Rights

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