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UN expert: Resolutions concerning López, Ceballos are "an order"

Tanzanian lawyer Roland Adjovi, one of the five members of the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, noted that the resolution urging Venezuela to release opposition leaders Leopoldo López and Daniel Ceballos "is binding for the ... El Universal Venezuela, 5 days ago

Editorial: Human rights violations of North Korea's detention camps call out for action

By , ON TUESDAY at the United Nations, an official from North Korea said something that perked up ears. Choe Myong-nam, a Foreign Ministry official in charge of U.N. affairs and human rights issues, acknowledged to reporters that the country did ...
 Washington Post1 week ago A Human Rights Dialogue with North Korea: Real or Illusory?  Brookings Institution5 days ago Defectors call NK rights draft 'lies, hypocrisy'  Korea Times5 days ago North Korea's Tacit Admission On Human Rights Violation Analysis  Eurasia Review1 week ago
Saudi Gazette

North Korean officials' visit sparks detente speculation

The last 18 months have been some of the most fraught and unfriendly in the history of inter-Korean relations. The North's state media has labeled South Korean President Park Guen-hye a "crafty prostitute" and threatened to turn Seoul into a "sea of ...
 Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago Two Koreas to resume reconciliation talks  Saudi Gazette2 weeks ago Inter-Korean dialogue to resume after top Northern envoys' surprise visit  AlertNet2 weeks ago

Why Sri Lanka's Detention of Mrs Balenderan Jayakumari Is So Sinister

Just over 200 days ago the Sri Lankan authorities arrested a Tamil mother, Balenderan Jeyakumari, and her teenage daughter. Mrs Jeyakumari had been campaigning to find out what had happened to her 15-year-old son, Mahindan, who disappeared after ...
 Huffington Post UK2 weeks ago Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained  Sharenet1 day ago FEATURE-Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained  AlertNet1 day ago

Ban, UN Council deplore detention of peacekeepers

United Nations, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council have strongly condemned the detention of UN peacekeepers serving in the Golan amid increased fighting in the area between Syrian government forces and armed ...
 Business Standard1 month ago The UN Secretary-General called unacceptable fire schools in Donetsk  RIN.ru2 weeks ago UN chief slams attacks on peacekeepers in Golan  IndiaTV News1 month ago

Australia condemns peacekeepers' Syrian detention

Australia's foreign minister on Saturday criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and called for their unconditional release. The U.N. said it was engaged in talks to secure the release of the peacekeepers from Fiji, whose camp on ...
 Sify1 month ago Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights  Sify1 month ago 44 Fijian soldiers held captive by rebels in Syria  Sify1 month ago
Sudan Tribune

South Sudan: UN mission condemns detention of ceasefire monitors in Unity state

New York , Aug 25 (IBNS) The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned the detention of a team of six ceasefire monitors and three aircrew in Bouth, Unity state, on Saturday by forces allied to Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) in ...
 Sify1 month ago UN demands safe release of abducted personnel in S. Sudan  Sudan Tribune2 days ago South Sudan: UN Demands Safe Release of Abducted Personnel  AllAfrica.com1 day ago
United Nations

Venezuela called on to release opposition leader, politicians

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Expressing serious concern at the detention of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López, as well as more than 69 other people who were arrested in February during mass public protests that took place across the country, ...
 Caribbean News Now!1 day ago Venezuela: UN rights chief calls for immediate release of opposition leader, politicians  United Nations1 day ago UN Finds Venezuela's Detention of Leopoldo López Illegal  Americas Quarterly1 week ago Venezuela: UN Calls for Release of Opposition Leader  Scoop1 day ago
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Detention of activists in Bahrain sends "chilling message"

3 Oct 2014 Listen / Stephane Dujarric. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine The detention of human rights campaigners in Bahrain sends a "chilling message" to other activists, according to the United Nations. Nabeel Rajab was arrested on ...
 United Nations Multimedia2 weeks ago Bahrain: UN rights office deplores activist's arrest  United Nations2 weeks ago Bahrain UN rights office deplores activists arrest  Big News Network2 weeks ago Biased Human Rights Report on Ukraine  RINF.com1 week ago

Malta must accelerate efforts towards preventing ill-treatment of detainees -- UN experts

The Government of Malta has made strides towards preventing the torture and ill-treatment of people in detention, a group of independent United Nations rights experts confirmed today, but added that more needed to be done for the island nation to ...
 BusinessWeek1 week ago Malta Must Work Toward Preventing Ill-Treatment of Detainees  Scoop1 week ago Malta torture prevention: UN experts welcome progress, urge more work  PressReleasePoint1 week ago UN experts welcome Maltese progress in torture prevention  MaltaToday1 week ago
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