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Human Rights Now is an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, Japan and its members comprise over 700 individuals and organizations, including lawyers, scholars, journalists, law firms, former UN official, retired Japanese Supreme Court Justices, and activists. Human Rights Now works for promotion and protection of human rights for people in the world, with a special focus on Asia.

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HRN New York presents a seminar “Nuclear Power is NOT the answer to Climate Change” September 15th

On 15th September, Temple of Understanding, Peace Boat US, Human Rights Now, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Nuclear Information and Resources Service, and Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition presents a seminar “Nuclear Power is NOT the answer to Climate Change”, the place to discuss issues of nuclear energy. Please see below for more information and contact us if you are interested in!


Bangladesh: Exploitive labor still continues with low-price competition even after Rana Plaza collapse

Human Rights Now (HRN), a Tokyo-based international human rights NGO, conducted a fact finding mission in late June 2014 regarding the human rights conditions in Bangladesh, primarily in the Ready Made Garments Industry. This mission revealed that, despite the fact that it has been more than a year since the Rana Plaza collapse on 24th April 2013, the labor conditions for garment industry workers continues to be devastating.


Human Rights Now submitted information report for the review of Iraq – CERD

Human Rights Now has submitted our information report to the Human Rights Committee in advance of its review of Iraq’s Periodic Report on the implementation of the obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Ravial Discrimination (ICERD). The 85th session of the United Nations Human Rights Committee will be held from 11th August 2014 – 29th August 2014.


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