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Updated On: Friday, 19 April 2019
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Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report

Content by: UN News Centre Based on interviews with more than 600 detainees and published jointly by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR), their latest report on the treatment of prisoners in 77 ...

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge

Content by: UN News Centre Echoing concerns from the UN’s human rights office, OHCHR, and others about the deteriorating situation in the Central American country, UNHCR said that families with young children are now taking extreme measures to ...

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency 

Content by: UN News Centre “This is a global human rights issue”, said WHO Assistant Director-General for Medicines and Health Products Mariângela Simão on Saturday at the WHO Forum on Medicines in Johannesburg.

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya

Content by: UN News Centre Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld


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