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New European border restrictions on refugees, migrants violate human rights, Ban warns
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Panama named to Human Rights Council

… Panama's historic role as a conciliating nation has led to the country's election as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, according to the Foreign Ministry. The organization announced the unanimous decision on Friday, ... MyInforms, 7 hours ago
Moscow Times

SA votes against UN resolution on human rights

South Africa voted against a United Nations (UN) resolution for the protection of human rights defenders, citing lack of fair discourse between states and sponsors. The UN resolution, regarded as 'soft law', seeks to recognise the role of human ...
 Talk Radio 7021 day ago United Nations Committee Calls for End to Israeli Occupation. US, Canada Voted against Resolution  UNDPI.org2 days ago Nigeria Votes Along With North Korea, Iran Against UN Resolution To Protest Human Rights Defenders [TWEET]  Uncova2 days ago DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF KOREA: NOTHING HAS CHANGED SAYS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT TWO YEARS AFTER KEY HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT  Noodls2 days ago

"Nothing has changed" UN expert on DPR Korea says two years after key human rights report

A United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) today warned that nothing has changed in the country since the UN Commission of Inquiry on DPRK presented its landmark report to the UN ...
 Bloomberg2 days ago UN expert on DPR Korea warned 'nothing changed' two years after human rights report  Sify2 days ago has changed UN expert on DPR Korea says two years after key human rights report  Foreign days ago

Listen Up: the Key to 'Speeding Up and Scaling Up' Business and Human Rights Reforms

Two phrases were consistently heard at the Fourth Annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights , which took place in Geneva from November 16 to November 18. The first - "speeding up" - was used to describe the pace at which change, in ...
 Huffington Post3 days ago
Australian Institute of International Affairs

United Nations censors Iran over human rights abuses

Among other accusations, the United Nations slammed Iran for its use of the death penalty, and specifically the execution of minors and people who were minors when they committed their crimes. Iran is second only to China in the number of executions ...
 Digital Journal1 week ago China slams United Nations for 'irresponsible' criticism of deportations  ZeeNews.com5 days ago The United Nations and Global Human Rights  Council On Foreign Relations1 week ago United Nations: 5,700 have been killed in Yemen conflict since March  MyInforms1 week ago

UN: 729 Human Rights Activists Slain in Colombia Since 1994

The United Nations says 729 human rights activists have been killed in Colombia in the past two decades. That's an average of nearly three a month. A statement from the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights' office in Colombia says 30 activists ...
 ABC News1 week ago U.N.: 729 Human Rights Activists Slain In Colombia Since 1994  NBCNews.com1 week ago

UN condemns Iran for continuing human rights violations

UNITED NATIONS — The UN expressed "serious concern" yesterday over Iran's continuing human rights violations, affirming that increased engagement with the international community on some fronts does not mean that Iran is no longer expected to ...
 Bahai World News Service1 week ago AJC Praises UN Condemnation of Iran's Human Rights Violations  Market Pulse Navigator1 week ago UN committee scolds Iran on human rights record; Iran calls it 'distortion of facts'  FOXNews.com1 week ago

UN should consider culture for human rights: India

United Nations: Universality of human rights is not the same as uniformity of values and the UN should consider the regional, cultural and religious backgrounds to hold dialogues with member states, India told the General Assembly Monday. ...
 Sify1 week ago UN should consider various backgrounds for human rights dialogues: India  Daijiworldcom1 week ago UN should consider cultural, religious backgrounds for human rights dialogues: India  ProKerala.com1 week ago

UN official stresses serious human rights challenges in Somalia

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- A UN official condemned Wednesday the numerous abuses committed by Al-Qaida linked group Al Shabaab, and said that Somalia still faces a series of serious human rights challenges. The UN assistant ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 week ago

Somalia: senior UN official calls for global support to improve human rights situation

While noting significant improvement in several sectors in long-troubled Somalia, a senior United Nations official today warned that the country's progress is "at risk" without increased support from international partners to ensure the promotion ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago Senior UN Official Calls for Global Support to Improve Human Rights Situation  AllAfrica.com1 week ago Somalia: UN official calls for global support to improve human rights situation  Sify1 week ago
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