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UN warns violence in Libya could lead to prosecution for war c...

The United Nations' high commissioner for human rights has warned that the fighting between armed groups in Libya that has killed hundreds of civilians could lead to prosecution for war crimes. The UN high commissioner for human rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein ... Sify, 5 days ago
UN warns of potential war crimes in Libya Himalayan times, 6 days ago

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UN human rights chief slams Pakistan school attack

Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has condemned the Taliban attack on a Pakistani school which killed at least 148 people, including 132 students. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Tuesday the attack was "an utterly despicable and incomprehensibly vicious attack on ...
 Business Standard1 week ago HIGH COMMISSIONER ZEID WARNS OF TINDERBOX IN SOUTH SUDAN AS CIVILIANS SUFFER DAILY RIGHTS VIOLATIONS  Noodls2 weeks ago People of South Sudan living in tinderbox after year of conflict, warns UN rights chief  Africa News Wire1 week ago Abu Ein death disturbing, says rights chief  The Gulf Today2 weeks ago
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Column: US Falls Short on Human Rights

On the same day that the Senate Intelligence Committee released its blockbuster report on CIA interrogation practices after 9-11, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring December 10 Human Rights Day. The date was chosen because on ...
 VOA News2 weeks ago 'Probe SA's CIA ops'  Times Live South Africa2 weeks ago UN: 'No one will be let off the hook' over CIA torture  ITV.com2 weeks ago CIA Torture Report: World Reacts To Findings; Calls For Prosecution Of Those Responsible  International Business Times2 weeks ago

UN call for review of Australia's mandatory sentencing laws has backing of Mick Gooda, legal advocates

Indigenous legal and human rights advocates have praised a United Nations committee for calling for mandatory sentencing laws to be reviewed and possibly abolished. The laws apply to a range of offences such as assault, domestic violence and ...
 ABC Online2 weeks ago State & Territory Governments fail on UN mandatory sentencing recommendations  Australian Greens2 weeks ago NT and WA to ignore UN's calls to review mandatory sentencing as Indigenous incarceration rate remains high  ABC Online2 weeks ago
Irish Times

UN official cautions on violence

UNITED NATIONS/JERUSALEM - The top United Nations human rights official has called on Israeli authorities to take urgent steps to halt continuing injuries and fatalities occurring during protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and to ensure ...
 The Nation Pakistan2 weeks ago Headlines for December 11, 2014  Democracy Now!2 weeks ago UN Official Calls US Torture Practices 'Breeding Ground' for More Terrorism  RIA Novosti2 weeks ago UN official calls for prosecution of torturers in CIA  Irish Times2 weeks ago
Kathmandu Post

Change in law sought for enforcement

KATHMANDU, DEC 12 - The National Human Rights Commission has proposed an amendment to its law, by drafting a provision which allows it to file contempt of court cases against the authorities who fail to comply with its recommendations. The ...
 Kathmandu Post2 weeks ago European rights body finds shortcomings in Ukrainian 'lustration' law  RAPSI2 weeks ago The experts of the Venice Commission will examine the law on lustration in Ukraine  RIN.ru2 weeks ago The Venice Commission will evaluate the lustration law in Ukraine  RIN.ru2 weeks ago
Ghana News Agency

CHRAJ marks International Human Rights Day

Mr Joseph Whittal, Deputy Commissioner of CHRAJ, who presented the findings of a research on child labour, said the Commission is laying emphasis on child rights because of issues of rampant exploitation. He said that 65 per cent of head of ...
 Ghana News Agency2 weeks ago LGBT advocates mark International Human Rights Day  Washington Blade2 weeks ago
Inter Press Service

U.S. Faulted for Undermining Torture Convention

Zeid Raad Al-Hussein, recently appointed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, notes that few countries will admit their state apparatus has been practising torture, even when the scars are all too visible on the victims who manage to escape.
 Inter Press Service2 weeks ago

UK pledges solidarity on Human Rights Day

Abuja - United Kingdom High Commissioner, Dr Andrew Pocock, expressed his country's commitment to supporting the Nigerian Government in fighting terrorism and protecting civilians. He noted that the day was commemorated on Wednesday at a time when ...
 News242 weeks ago Nigeria: UK Pledges Solidarity on Human Rights Day  AllAfrica.com2 weeks 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 Herald2 weeks ago
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