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Probe reveals sexual exploitation at Nauru asylum camp
Al Jazeera

Guards at Australian-Managed Refugee Detention Centre on Nauru...

Global Governance , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Migration & Refugees , Newsbrief , Population , TerraViva United Nations UNITED NATIONS, Mar 22 2015 (IPS) - Guards at a Nauru refugee detention centremanaged by the Australian government traded ... Inter Press Service, 1 week ago
Drugs for sex shocker at Nauru camp, 1 week ago

Pentagon denies UN investigator chance to interview Guantanamo detainees

Share on WhatsApp Shortly after the Pentagon took a battery of pro-Guantanamo US senators for a tour of its infamous detention center, it confirmed that it will deny the United Nations' torture investigator interviews with Guantanamo Bay detainees.
 Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago Pentagon blocks UN torture investigator from meeting Gitmo detainees - report  Russia Today2 weeks ago
Global Research

Greste condemns detention centre secrecy

Josh Dye 4:25 PM Freed Australian journalist Peter Greste has criticised the Abbott government for denying journalists access to asylum seekers held in detention centres. 'I don't have a Facebook page!' Dan ...
 National Times6 days ago UN: Australia violates torture laws  Mail & Guardian Online2 weeks ago Child Detention and Torture in Australia. Canberra's Treatment of Refugees  Global Research2 weeks ago UN dismisses Aussie PM's angry response to report on asylum-seekers  Malay Mail3 weeks ago
Canberra Times

Abbott gives 'two-fingered salute' to UN censure over refugee detention

A scathing United Nations ruling against Australia's "cruel and degrading" practice of locking up refugees indefinitely on the basis of secret ASIO assessments has been brushed aside by Tony Abbott's government. The international lawyer who took ...
 Canberra Times3 weeks ago Lawyer Ben Saul decries Abbott's response to UN censure over indefinite detention of refugees  Melbourne Age3 weeks ago Tony Abbott gives 'two-fingered salute' to UN censure over refugee detention  Canberra Times2 weeks ago Special Rapporteur on Torture Presents Report on Gambia to UN Human Rights Council  Foroyaa Online2 weeks ago

Russian court extends suspects' detention

MOSCOW, March 8 (Xinhua) -- All five suspects related to the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov will continue to be held in custody, a court in Moscow said Sunday. According to Moscow's Basmanny District Court, Shagid Gubashev's ...
 Xinhua News Agency3 weeks ago


10 March 2015 GENEVA (10 March 2015) The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez, today urged States to adopt new alternatives to the detention of children that fulfill the child's best interests and the authorities obligation ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva3 weeks ago UN report pushes to end torture in Afghan detention facilities  Sify1 month ago GEORGIA HAS COME A LONG WAY, BUT MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE  Noodls1 week ago

Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Continued Detention of Chinese Women's Rights Activists

Samantha Power U.S.Permanent Representativeto the United Nations New York, NY March 20, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As we mark today the close of the 59th UN Commission on the Status of Women and events commemorating the 20th ...
 US Department of State1 week ago The continued detention of Chinese women's rights activists  Scoop1 week ago Russia defends Ukraine pilot's detention; U.N., U.S. demand release  Sharenet3 weeks ago Israel Fulfills Three of Six Criteria to Assess Violations against Children  Palestine News Agency5 days ago
United Nations

Governments must cease children's detention, ensure their human rights: UN expert

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 10 (APP): United Nations member states must adopt new alternatives to the detention of children that fulfil the child's best interests and the authorities' obligation to protect them from torture and other ill-treatment, a U.N.
 Associated Press of Pakistan3 weeks ago Member States must cease detention of children, ensure their human rights UN expert  United Nations3 weeks ago Africa: Member States Must Cease Detention of Children, Ensure Their Human Rights - UN Expert  AllAfrica.com3 weeks ago Iran: Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child  Human Rights Watch1 week ago
Jerusalem Post


18 March 2015 GENEVA (18 March 2015) The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea will visit the United States from 23 to 27 March to hear first-hand testimonies from Eritrean refugees and migrants there. During its visit, ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago US affirms it stands with Israel at UNHRC, continues Agenda Item 7 boycott  Jerusalem Post1 week ago UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea to meet Eritreans in USA  Asmarino Independent1 week ago UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSIONERS TO MEET ERITREAN DIASPORA IN SWEDEN AND GERMANY  Bloomberg2 weeks ago
United Nations Multimedia

Detention and torture a "fact of life" in Eritrea, says UN expert

16 Mar 2015 Listen / UN Human Rights Council, Geneva. Photo/Pierre Albouy A top UN investigator has told the UN Human Rights Council that Eritrea needs to address "very clear patterns of violations", while saying that reforms to its ...
 United Nations Multimedia2 weeks ago UN human rights investigators in Syria says..  Cihan Haber1 week ago - UN human rights investigators in Syria says ready to share secret suspect lists  Cihan Haber1 week ago Old habits die hard for Mexico, says UN torture investigator  United Nations Multimedia2 weeks ago
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