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Launch of report: The Right to a Nationality in Africa

MEDIA ADVISORY Dear Colleagues: The African Union Commission, the African on Human and Peoples Rights, and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, will launch a study on The Right to a Nationality in Africa, highlighting challenges to ... African Union, 3 hours ago

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Nigeria: Poverty, violence and a gale of human rights abuse

Attacks by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram and abuses by government security forces led to spiraling violence across northern and central Nigeria. This violence, which first erupted in 2009, has claimed more than 3,000 lives. The group, which ...
 Daily Newswatch2 days ago - UN condemns recent spate of executions carried out by ISIL  Cihan Haber1 week ago UN rights office 'deeply deplores' latest Boko Haram attack in Nigeria  Sify2 weeks ago Nigeria: UN Rights Agency 'Deeply Deplores' Latest Boko Haram Mass Killings  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago
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OHCHR & probe into use of force in DRCprotests

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today expressed alarm at the apparent excessive use of force by security officers against demonstrators in Democratic Republic of the Congo cities Kinshasa and Goma, and called for "a ...
 GlobalSecurity.org4 days ago UN human rights office urges probe into excessive use of force in DR Congo protests  United Nations4 days ago Congo-Kinshasa: UN Human Rights Office Urges Probe Into Excessive Use of Force in Protests  AllAfrica.com2 days ago UN slams ISIL over civilian executions in Iraq  IRIB World Service1 week ago
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AU Report Into Sexual Violence in South Sudan: Vital to Stop Women's Bodies Being Used in War

As the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, I visited South Sudan in May 2012, less than a year after its people voted for a better future as an independent nation state. There were human rights issues to address but also a great ...
 Huffington Post5 days ago [Opinion] EU has chance to help women of South Sudan  EUobserver5 days ago African Union must act to end the rape and torture of women in South Sudan  Daily Nation1 day ago PILLAY: Action must follow AU report on violence in South Sudan  Daily Nation5 days ago

Press release: Equality and Human Rights Commission appoints two comissioners

Government Equalities Office , Equality and Human Rights Commission and The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP First published: Part of: Creating a fairer and more equal society and Equality, rights and citizenship The Secretary of State appoints ...
 Government UK4 days ago Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities, appoints two new Commissioners to the Equality and Human Rights Commission  Equality and Human Rights Commission4 days ago Equality and Human Rights Commission appoints two comissioners  Individual.com2 days ago The Schabas Commission Hear our voices  Jerusalem Post1 week ago
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Ukraine separatists vow to take more territory

DONETSK: The United Nations' human rights agency says the death toll in eastern Ukraine's conflict has soared above 5,000 as fighting escalates. Rupert Colville, a spokesman for the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights, said Friday that the death ...
 Economic Times5 days ago OHCHR PRESS BRIEFING NOTES - Nigeria / Boko Haram  Scoop1 week ago OHCHR PRESS BRIEFING NOTES - (1) Yemen (2) South Sudan (3) Cuba  Mbendi2 weeks ago OHCHR PRESS BRIEFING NOTES - Yemen, South Sudan, Cuba  Scoop2 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

UN urges restraint

Expressing concern over the political situation in Bangladesh, the United Nations Human Rights Commission yesterday urged all political parties to show restraint and bring an immediate end to violence. The deepening political violence in ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago Show restraint, end violence immediately: UN rights body  New Age Bangladesh1 week ago UN for prompt, impartial probe into all killings  Financial Express Bangladesh1 week ago

UN official warns of war crime prosecutions

The UN's top human rights official says fighting between armed groups in Libya has killed hundreds of civilians and could lead to prosecution for war crimes. A report on the deseretnews site notes that UN high commissioner for human rights, Zeid ...
 Legalbrief2 weeks ago UN warns violence in Libya could lead to prosecution for war crimes  Sify1 month ago UN warns of potential war crimes in Libya  Himalayan times1 month ago

Empower NHRC with penal powers, says Judge

District and Sessions Judge Shivshankar B Amarannavar asserted that National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) should be empowered with penal powers. Speaking after inaugurating the Human Rights day celebrations here on Wednesday, the district judge said that ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

UN calls political parties to end violence

Expressing concerns over the prevailing violent political situation in Bangladesh, the UN Human Rights Commission yesterday called for restraint by all political parties and an end to violence immediately. The UN rights body also called on the ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 week ago UN agency seeks end to political confrontation  Financial Express Bangladesh1 week ago UN United Nations : Bangladesh: UN rights office alarmed at , disturbing political violence  4 Traders1 week ago Bangladesh: UN rights office alarmed at ' political violence  BusinessWeek1 week ago
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