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Rights group condemn Israel's ban on UN official's travel to West Bank
Middle East Monitor

Guyana's human rights record to be reviewed by UN

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Guyana's human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) working group for the second time on Wednesday 28 January 2015 in a meeting that will be webcast live. Guyana is ... Caribbean News Now!, 16 minutes ago
Millennium Post

Boko Haram - HURIWA Asks Nigerian Government to Seek UN, AU Help

By Nnenna Ibeh The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Sunday called on the Nigerian government to seek United Nations and African Union Commission's assistance to check the Boko Haram insurgency. The association said the ...
 AllAfrica.com17 hours ago Fish out BHaram sponsors, UN tells Nigeria, others  Daily Newswatch5 days ago UN warns Boko Haram  Namibian Sun5 days ago NEW YORK, 20th January, 2015 (WAM) — The United Nations Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the recent escalation in attacks conducted by Boko Haram, and expressed its deep concern that the activities of the extremist group, including a  Federation of Arab News Agencies6 days ago
United Nations

UN Chief Pushes Human Rights Link to Development

19 January 2015 Stressing that the United Nations is built around the three pillars of peace and security, development and human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, today underlined the need to pay attention to their interdependence, during an ...
 NGO Watch3 days ago Disability Rights Fund 2015 Request for Proposals  Disabled World4 hours ago Masood Khan said peace, development and human rights are the three pillars of the UN system and collective security.  Radio Pakistan6 days ago Post-2015 agenda must boost links among of development, security, human rights UN chief  Social Dashboard1 week ago

Kenya: Kenya Defends Human Rights Record At United Nations

UN diplomats on Thursday (January 22nd) criticised Kenya's human rights record, including a controversial new security law and its lack of co-operation into an international investigation into post-election violence, AFP reported. However, Kenyan ...
 AllAfrica.com18 hours ago Githu Muigai defends laws at UN talks  AfricanSeer4 days ago Kenya defends rights record at UN  Dunya News4 days ago
Business Recorder

N Korea asks top UN rights body to probe CIA torture

Geneva: North Korea on Thursday urged the UN Human Rights Council to discuss CIA torture revelations and set up an independent investigation. "This morning ... I sent a letter to the president of the Human Rights Council ... requesting that the ...
 ZeeNews.com4 days ago North Korea asks UN human rights body to probe CIA torture  Al Ahram4 days ago N. Korea Asks UN to Look into CIA's Alleged Torture  Korea Broadcasting System4 days ago North Korea seeks U.N. probe of 'CIA torture crimes'  Sharenet4 days ago
Daily Star Egypt

Civil society in Egypt is powerful and diverse: Abu Saada

Hafez Abu Saada, Member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) and Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights Chairman. Civil society in Egypt is strong and diverse, according to Hafez Abu Saada, Member of the National Council for Human ...
 Daily Star Egypt4 days ago UNITED NATIONS RIGHTS EXPERT TO VISIT PORTUGAL TO ASSESS INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM  United Nations Office at Geneva3 days ago Portugal Justice System Under Assessment  Scoop3 days ago UN rights expert to visit Portugal to assess independence of the justice system  PressReleasePoint2 days ago
VOA News

Major Conference on N. Korean Rights Set for February

A large-scale conference on North Korea's human rights situation is scheduled to take place in Washington next month, according to a U.S.-based rights group. Greg Scarlatoiu, executive director of the Washington-based Committee for Human Rights in ...
 VOA News4 days ago North Korea calls for end to human rights campaign  UPI6 days ago US at UN calls North Korea 'living nightmare;' China overruled  Times of India1 month ago At UN Council, US Calls Life in North Korea 'Living Nightmare'  NDTV1 month ago
Jagran Post

Zeid's report notes Lanka probe

The annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsPrince Zeid Raad Zeid Al-Hussein, which will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council in March, takes note of the investigations on Sri Lanka. The report notes that ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 day ago OIC Human Rights Commission condemns offensive cartoons  Bahrain News Agency1 week ago UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid questions Sri Lanka's integrity over war crimes probe  Economic Times2 months ago UN rights chief accuses Sri Lanka of sabotaging war crimes probe  Jagran Post2 months ago

North Korean UN diplomat rejects Security Council rights action

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 06:13 United Nations: A North Korean diplomat rejected a U.N. Security Council decision on Monday to override China`s objections and formally add allegations of grave North Korean human rights abuses to the council`s ...
 Zee News1 month ago North Korea Refuses to Attend Security Council Meet  Outlook1 month ago North Korea to snub UN Security Council meeting  Business Standard1 month ago North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting  Economic Times1 month ago

In Security Council, UN officials urge renewed engagement with DPR Korea on human rights

New York, Dec 23 (IBNS) Despite a grim litany of human rights abuses committed against its own people and ongoing provocations to global peace and security, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has shown signs of compliance with human rights ...
 Sify1 month ago General Assembly decides to refer UN report on human rights in DPR Korea to Security Council  Sify1 month ago
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