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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...

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2 27/09/2016
( International Court of Justice )
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3 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 ...

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4 Civil society must be ‘equal partners’ in making UN sustainability agenda a reality, Ban tells world parliamentarians
( Law, Crime Prevention )

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31 August 2015 – With speakers of parliament meeting at United Nations Headquarters at a moment when the world is gripped by multiple crises – displacement has soared to all-time highs and the threat of climate change grows by the day –

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5 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.

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6 ICC finds Malian extremist guilty of war crime in destroying historic sites in Timbuktu
( Africa )

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27 September 2016 – The International Criminal Court (ICC) today found a Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu guilty in the fir...

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7 Jailing teen blogger in Singapore sends wrong message on free expression–UN expert
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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...

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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...

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9 UN agricultural agency accord on illegal fishing set to enter into force
( Law, Crime Prevention )

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16 May 2016 – The world’s first-ever international agreement specifically targeting illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing is set to enter into force next month, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ( Created on 2016-05-16 16:21:56

10 UN rights chief calls for investigations after 'alarming' reports of major violations in south-east Turkey
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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...

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11 UN rights office urges Ethiopia to ensure independent probe of reported violations in Oromia region
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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...

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12 Withdrawal from International Criminal Court could send ‘wrong message’ – UN chief
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28 October 2016 – Expressing regret over the intention of three African countries to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), United Nations

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