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UN urges concerted action to combat human trafficking

Burundi: UN condemns assassination attempt on leading human ri...

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations human rights office have strongly condemned the assassination attempt on Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, a leading Burundian human rights defender who was shot and wounded by unknown assailants in the capital o ... Sify, 1 hour ago
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Eritrea blames migrant exodus on human trafficking

Foreign ministry calls on UN to bring smugglers to justice, saying rights abuses not behind huge numbers leaving nation. Eritrea has urged the UN Security Council to help bring human traffickers to justice, saying smuggling groups, not human rights ...
 Al Jazeera4 days ago UN concerned over human trafficking in DR Congo  Xinhua News Agency4 days ago Eritrea blames human trafficking for migrant exodus  GhanaWeb4 days ago Human traffickers target migrants from war-torn countries Aid groups  NigerianHerald.com5 days ago
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UN proposes sending observers to Yemen

on : Friday, 31 Jul, 2015 Human Rights Watch says Houthis could be committing war crimes in Yemen In this May 12, 2015 file photo, UN Envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed speaks to reporters upon his arrival at ...
 Asharq Al Awsat4 days ago Saudi-led coalition violated laws-of-war in Yemen, says Human Rights Watch  Air Force Technology6 days ago Human Rights Watch calls Saudi-led raid in Yemen apparent war crime  Albawaba1 week ago Human Rights Watch says Saudi-led Yemen raid apparent war crime  ARY News.tv1 week ago

Libya: Rights groups condemn Saif-al Islam Gaddafi's death sentence

Human rights groups have condemned the sentencing of Saif-al Islam Gaddafi, son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and eight others of the previous regime to death. The United Nations human rights office said the international body was "deeply ...
 International Business Times UK1 week ago Libya: Rights groups slam death sentence for Gaddafi son  EuroNews1 week ago URGENT - Libya Gadhafi Sentence UN Reaction  Channel40001 week ago UN Human Rights Office says it is 'deeply disturbed' by verdicts and sentences in Libyan trial of former Gaddafi officials - @Reuters  9ija News.com1 week ago

Yakub Memon execution: India needs to become more humane and abolish capital punishment

The debate over the rights and wrongs of Yakub Memon's execution on Thursday is yet another example of how opinion is bitterly divided between those who support death penalty and those who don't. For the abolitionists, it is a rare opportunity to ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
DAWN Group


Statement for World Day against Trafficking in Persons - Thursday 30 July 2015 28 July 2015 GENEVA (28 July 2015) Speaking ahead of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations human rights expert Maria Grazia Giammarinaro calls ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago Uganda: Govt Officials Aiding Human Trafficking - Report  DangoteNews.com5 days ago Trafficking: extreme rights abuses are still tolerated, says expert  United Nations Multimedia6 days ago UN takes the fight to human trafficking days ago
Daily Times

Iraq govt denies torture, human rights abuses in jails

BAGHDAD The Iraqi government has denied allegations that it tortures prisoners after some Iraqi officials were questioned by a UN committee investigating suspected human rights abuses in the country's jails. Iraq's Interior Affairs Ministry ...
 Daily Times5 days ago Iraqi government denies UN torture allegations  Al Jazeera5 days ago
Times of India

UN Human Rights Panel Raps Canada Over Provisions In Anti-Terror Law

The United Nations has taken exception to Canada's anti-terror legislation and warned the country against back tracking from many key areas of human rights. The UN Human Rights Committee, in its report on Canada said the federal government's ...
 International Business Times Australia1 week ago UN concerned about Canada's new anti-terror law  Times of India1 week ago Canada's controversial terrorism law criticised by UN human rights group  NewsOnFeeds.com1 week ago

U.N. rights experts urge U.S. moratorium on death penalty

GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights experts appealed to the United States on Friday to impose a moratorium on the death penalty for federal crimes, including the sentence imposed on the Boston Marathon bomber, with a view to abolishing the practice.
 Reuters1 month ago AFP - Pakistan-unrest-rights-UN  Namibia Press Agency6 days ago UN rights experts call on Iran to end death penalty  Sify2 months ago UN says Pakistan must stop executions  ARY News.tv6 days ago

The EU and Belarus hold a dialogue on human rights

the European Union and the Republic of Belarus held a dialogue on human rights in Brussels, Belgium. The EU delegation was led by Mr Silvio Gonzato, Director for Human Rights and Democracy in the European External Action Service. The Belarusian ...
 European Commission1 week ago EMU: Belarus and the EU discussed the protection of human rights  RIN.ru1 week ago EU and Belarus hold dialogue on human rights  Finchannel.com5 days ago
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