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1 ‘Seriously concerned’ by situation in Jammu and Kashmir, UN rights chief urges de-escalation of tensions
( Human Rights )

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4 October 2016 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, is seriously concerned about the human rights situation in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, as well as the rising tensions between India and P...

Created on 2016-10-04 21:15:10
2 27/09/2016
( International Court of Justice )
Created on 2016-09-27 14:00:00
3 70 Years After Holocaust, Its Survivors Still Keep the Memory Alive
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

28 January 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Marking seventy years since the closure of the Auschwitz Birkenau Nazi concentration camp by Soviet forces at the end of World War II, Holocaust survivors, world leaders, United Nations officials and other activists joined in New York to reinvigorate focus on the realities of the genocide...

Created on 2015-01-28 23:39:10
4 Bahrain: UN rights office concerned at crackdown on human rights and political opposition groups
( Human Rights )

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21 June 2016 – Concerned at the intensification of a crackdown on free expression and association, and the right to a nationality in Bahrain, the United Nations human rights office today urged the Government to ensure those rights are protected ...

Created on 2016-06-21 15:28:37
5 Don’t let security crisis overshadow human rights situation in DPR Korea – UN expert
( Development News )

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27 October 2017 – The international security crisis over the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) must not overshadow the human rights situation of millions of ordinary citizens in the country, a United Nations human rights expert has said...

Created on 2017-10-27 22:27:52
6 Global community must not mar human rights in Myanmar by rushing to forge economic ties & UN
( Human Rights )

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4 July 2016 – A United Nations human rights expert today urged the international community rushing to forge or strengthen political or economic ties with Myanmar not to undermine the country's rights priorities.

Created on 2016-07-04 05:00:00
7 Jailing teen blogger in Singapore sends wrong message on free expression–UN expert
( Human Rights )

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4 October 2016 – After a Singaporean teenage blogger was sentenced to jail for his social media posts, a United Nations human rights expert today warned that it is “exactly the wrong kind of message that any government should be sending to any...

Created on 2016-10-04 21:19:31
8 South Sudan's government forces committed widespread violations in July fighting UN
( Human Rights )

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4 August 2016 – Preliminary United Nations investigations into the recent fighting in South Sudan reveal Government security forces carried out killings and rapes, and looted and destroyed properties, the UN human rights chief said today, callin...

Created on 2016-08-04 05:00:00
9 UN experts sound alarm on mounting rights concerns in Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Maria
( Development News )

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30 October 2017 – More than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island remains without an effective emergency response, a group of United Nations human rights experts warned on Monday, as they called on United States and Puerto...

Created on 2017-10-30 04:00:00
10 UN rights chief calls for investigations after 'alarming' reports of major violations in south-east Turkey
( Human Rights )

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10 May 2016 – The United Nations human rights chief today reported having received a succession of alarming reports about violations allegedly committed by Turkish military and security forces in south-east Turkey over the past few months, and u...

Created on 2016-05-10 14:19:27
11 UN rights office urges Ethiopia to ensure independent probe of reported violations in Oromia region
( Human Rights )

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19 August 2016 – Voicing concern over serious human rights violations in the Oromia and Amhara regions of Ethiopia earlier this month, the United Nations human rights chief today urged the Government to ensure acces...

Created on 2016-08-19 17:11:38
12 UN-Americas action plan seeks to strengthen protection of human rights defenders in region
( Human Rights )

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26 October 2017 – The United Nations human rights office and its counterpart in the Americas have launched a new and deeper cooperation plan to address one of the most pressing problems in that region – the protection of human rights defenders.

Created on 2017-10-26 04:00:00

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