When asked where the trend of political rights
protections are going towards 16 years into the PATRIOT Act's expansion of surveillance power, Kiriakou is not optimistic:
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.
Kashmiris are not against anybody but can never surrender their genuine political rights
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
The group reiterated that the government should instead uphold social and economic rights of people, instead of curbing people's 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 people of the province have always been deprived of their due representation through rigged polls, he said stressing the need for providing political rights
to the people of Balochistan.
Each country and territory is assigned two numerical ratings, from 1 to 7, for political rights
and civil liberties, with 1 representing the most free and 7 the least free.
The laws scheduled for discussion in the parliament Sunday include issues related to national security and laws organising political rights
The Ukrainian parliament has backed a decree allowing the country to rescind its commitments outlined in the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
and the European Social Charter, Itar-Tass reported.
Both of the countries' freedom ratings scored 7 points, civil liberties - 7, political rights
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.