A New Delhi-based human rights NGO has called upon the UN human rights council to condemn a Maldives Supreme Court judgment barring the human rights watchdog from communicating with foreign organisations without government oversight. In a letter ... Minivan News, 1 week ago
Government defends Supreme Court's HRCM ruling - Minivan News, 2 weeks ago
Supreme Court verdict against HRCM 'an act of reprisal,' says UN experts - Minivan News, 2 weeks ago
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The Supreme Court's ruling against the Human Rights Commission of Maldives seriously undermines the independence and powers of the Commission. The APT is very concerned about the situation, which could also have implications for the Commission's ...Noodls, 1 week ago Human rights in the Maldives Foreign Affairs.co.nz, 2 weeks ago MALDIVES: UN EXPERTS URGE SUPREME COURT TO RECONSIDER DECISION AGAINST MALDIVIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION Noodls, 2 weeks ago
UAE must reform its justice system to bring it up to international standards, reports a senior UN legal expert, as she voices concerns about torture, and un-warranted arrests. Torture of detainees, arrest without warrants and unfair trials remain ...Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, 1 week ago
The parents of two-year-old New Zealand triplets killed in a mall fire in Dohar three years ago say a United Nations report criticising the delays and lack of due process in the case should be a wake up call for the Qatari legal system. Jane ...Radio New Zealand, 2 weeks ago
MIL OSI Source: Nations Unies Droits de Ihomme Press Release/Statement: Headline: GENEVA (18 June 2015) The treatment of children in judicial proceedings, both civil and criminal, is not satisfactory if not unacceptable, United Nations ...Foreign Affairs.co.nz, 2 weeks ago A JUSTICE SYSTEM THAT FAILS CHILDREN ULTIMATELY ALSO FAILS SOCIETY, UN RIGHTS EXPERT WARNS United Nations Office at Geneva, 2 weeks ago
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES OF LAWYERS, AND THE RIGHT TO HEALTH
Concludes Interactive Dialogue on Freedom of Opinion and Expression and on Peaceful Assembly and Association 18 June 2015 The Human Rights Council this morning held a clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the independence ...United Nations Office at Geneva, 2 weeks ago DEATH PENALTY: Rights groups urge Pakistan to call off juvenile execution Noodls, 4 weeks ago Pakistan Urged to Call Off Juvenile Execution Due in Hours Common Dreams, 4 weeks ago UN Experts Call on Pakistan to Halt Juvenile Execution Next Week Common Dreams, 1 month ago
The arbitrary and unlawful arrest and prosecution of journalists and activists in Iran weakens the protection of human rights of all in Iran, a United Nations expert said today. "Silencing these critical voices is unacceptable - it undermines ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago SILENCING JOURNALISTS AND ACTIVISTS WEAKENS PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN, UNITED NATIONS EXPERT WARNS United Nations Office at Geneva, 1 month ago
Two criminal court judges who sentenced ex-president Mohamed Nasheed to 13 years in jail in a widely criticised trial have been appointed to the High Court today. Judges Abdulla Didi and Sujau Usman took the oath of office at a surprise ceremony ...Minivan News, 4 weeks ago
29 April 2015 A group of United Nations independent experts today welcomed the announcement by the United States Government of a review of two counter-terrorism operations involving the use of drones, while stressing the need for transparency and ...NGO Watch, 1 month ago UN rights experts welcome US review of lethal drone attacks India Blooms, 2 months ago
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