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Eritrea blames migrant exodus on human trafficking
Al Jazeera

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 Jazeera, 4 days ago
United Nations

UN Security Council Condemns Boko Haram Attacks

(MENAFN - QNA) UN Security Council has strongly condemned all terrorist attacks, abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law by Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin region, recognizing that women and girls are particularly ...
 MENAFN5 days ago Strongly condemning Boko Haram violence, Security Council urges stepped-regional efforts to counter ongoing attacks  Bloomberg6 days ago West Africa: Security Council Urges Enhanced Regional Efforts to Counter Ongoing Boko Haram Attacks  AllAfrica.com6 days ago Security Council condemns Boko Haram violence, backs regional efforts to counter ongoing attacks  StarAfrica.com5 days ago

Cambodia: Drop Prosecution of Rights Defender

(New York) Cambodian authorities should drop the prosecution of a human rights defender who raised concerns about the conduct of the judiciary in a land dispute case, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 15, 2015, judicial authorities publicly ...
 Human Rights Watch5 days ago Onaga to address U.N. human rights body on Futenma dispute  Japan Times1 week ago US defends record before top UN human rights body  Economic Times2 months ago

India’s directional change

India’s decision to abstain on a July 3 vote at the UN Human Rights Council is at odds with its traditional voting pattern in UN forums against Israeli military actions against Palestinian civilians. But it is hardly at odds with the general directional ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
India Blooms

UN human rights experts renew calls to visit US to advance criminal justice reforms

MIL OSI Source: United Nations 2 Press Release/Statement: Headline: 21 July 2015 Following last week's unprecedented visit by United States President Barak Obama to a prison in Oklahoma, United Nations independent human rights experts today ...
 Foreign week ago Chinese human rights lawyers detained  Noodls2 weeks ago UN human rights experts renew calls to visit US to advance criminal justice reforms  Pakistan Press International1 week ago Burundi elections neither free nor fair, human rights violated, says UN  The Star (Kenya)2 weeks ago

India desists to vote against Israel

Marking a significantchange in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council(UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged warcrimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict.However India yesterdaystated that "there ...
 Rising Kashmir1 month ago India abstains in UNHRC vote against Israel  Prokerala1 month ago UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution on Palestine, India abstains  Economic Times1 month ago UNHRC adopts resolution on Palestine, India abstains  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Netanyahu blasts UNHRC for endorsing Gaza war crimes report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a decision by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to endorse a report accusing Israel and Hamas in war crimes during last summer's war in the Palestinian enclave. "The UNHRC is not interested in the facts ...
 Zee News1 month ago Israel snubs UN rights body over Gaza war report  Zee News1 month ago Jewish terror draws Netanyahu's focus homeward  JTA3 days ago

UN experts urge Security Council to prevent violence in Burundi

GENEVA, July 16 (Xinhua) -- A group of United Nations human rights experts on Thursday urged the Security Council to take immediate action to prevent Burundi from sliding back into violent conflict ahead of presidential elections. The experts said ...
 Xinhua News Agency2 weeks ago Burundi: UN experts urge Security Council action amid mounting violence  Mbendi2 weeks ago XINHUA - UN experts urge Security Council to prevent violence in Burundi  Namibia Press Agency2 weeks ago

Human rights issues in Gilgit-Baltistan, PoK raised at UN

At the ongoing 29th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the exiled Kashmiri leaders sought the Council's attention towards deteriorating human rights situation in the region. Nasir Aziz Khan, the spokesperson of United Kashmir ...
 Sify1 month ago UN rights chief spotlights Burundi, migrant crises in Europe and Asia  Sify2 months ago
Human Rights Watch

Censoring the Palestinian right of return?

Why did the UK and other European states vote to deny a Palestinian human rights group advisory status to the UN? Last week, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) member states approved the London-based Palestinian Return ...
 Middle East Eye4 days ago Exclusive Interview: Human rights activist on violations in occupied Crimea 29.07.2015 19:10  UNIAN5 days ago Australia and New Zealand urged to take action over Nauru rights »  Noodls6 days ago Greek Tragedy: Creditors Rights Trump Human Rights  ZNet1 week ago
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