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Boko Haram using children as human bombs, forcing women into s...

United Nations human rights chief has said that Boko Haram militants are using children as human bombs in northern Nigeria and forcing women and girls into sexual slavery. According to News24, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said that their office is receiving reports ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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UN rights official on Macedonia: Serious challenges to rule of law, democratic space shrinking

United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović says he is deeply concerned by serious challenges to the rule of law and the shrinking of the democratic space in Macedonia. Far-reaching improvements are needed in ...
 The Sofia Globe3 days ago VIENNA, 28th May, 2015 (WAM) — United Nations peacekeeping ...  Federation of Arab News Agencies9 hours ago On International Day of UN Peacekeepers, Ban Ki-moon commends invaluable contributions of the Blue Helmets  WAM.ae10 hours ago HRW: Put rights at centre of boat people summit  Dhaka Tribune11 hours ago

Rights group blames Syria government forces for majority of doctor deaths

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S.-based Physicians for Human Rights on Wednesday blamed Syrian government forces for 88 percent of its recorded attacks on hospitals and almost all recorded killings of medical workers during the country's four-year conflict. As ...
 Reuters2 months ago UN: Syria forces blamed for 14 attacks on medical facilities  Lebanon Daily Star11 hours ago

UNHRC unanimously adopts resolution against Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution appealing to international community to provide more active support to African countries fighting Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The resolution titled 'Atrocities committed by the terrorist group Boko Haram and its effects on human rights in the affected countries' was adopted by consensus in a special session at the UNHRC. The resolution urged the international community to provide more active ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago UN demands action for crimes against journalists  The Nation Pakistan14 hours ago UN Adopts Resolution on Protection of Journalists in Conflicts  VOA News19 hours ago The United Nations Stiffs Sexual Minorities Once Again  Slate Magazine1 week ago

UN forum: Ban urges leaders aim to set global education roadmap until 2030

Education is not a privilege but rather a birthright that secures human rights and fights violent extremism, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday in Incheon, Republic of Korea, as he opened the World Education Forum 2015 which aims ...
 Sify1 week ago UN Chief Pushes for Education to Produce Global Citizens?  NGO Watch13 hours ago UN Report Pushes Global Agenda Through Education  NGO Watch13 hours ago

Bogotá: UN deputy rights chief says ‘peace is the only option’ for Colombia

The road to peace is a complex and winding one, the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Tuesday during her visit to Colombia, a country with a “unique opportunity to evolve into a society” where everyone enjoys rights equally ...
 Sify1 month ago UN UNITED NATIONS : FEATURE: One UN peacekeeper's mission to improve prisons in Central African Republic  4 Traders1 hour ago FEATURE: One UN peacekeeper's mission to improve prisons in Central African Republic  United Nations1 hour ago

UN Agent Seeks Bolstered Detention Standards

18 May 2015 The top United Nations human rights expert on torture today called for the adoption of the revised Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, which are being considered this week by the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and ...
 NGO Watch13 hours ago UN expert calls for setting minimum set of human rights for detainees  Associated Press of Pakistan1 week ago UN EXPERT CALLS FOR ADOPTION OF A MINIMUM SET OF FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS FOR THOSE IN DETENTION  Noodls1 week ago UN expert calls for adoption of minimum set of fundamental human rights for detainees  Bloomberg1 week ago

U.N. panel adopts new rules on treatment of prisoners| Reuters

VIENNA A United Nations commission on Friday adopted revised rules on the treatment of prisoners in what human rights organisations hailed as a landmark deal to update 60-year-old international standards. The so-called Mandela Rules, named for the late South ...
 First Post.com5 days ago Mandela Rules On Prisoner Treatment Adopted In Landmark Revision Of UN Standards  Counter Currents20 hours ago Victory! UN Crime Commission Approves Mandela Rules on Treatment of Prisoners  American Civil Liberties Union16 hours ago
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Top UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violations

24 May 2015 The United Nations Special Representative for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, has urged accountability and justice for those responsible for gross human rights violations committed as a result of South Sudan's continuing fighting. ...
 United Nations3 days ago UN South Sudan envoy describes great challenge of protecting civilians on visit to renovated camp  United Nations1 day ago Burundi, Tunisia, Migration crises in Europe and South-East Asia, and South Sudan - Zeid address UN Human Rights Council  Mbendi23 hours ago UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violations  Sify3 days ago
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Saudi Arabia executes 84 now 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'

Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council' Saudi Arabia is reportedly planning to make a bid to head the United Nations' Human Rights Council, in a move that has been described as the "final nail in the coffin for the ...
 Canadian Content2 days ago Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Chutzpah  Huffington Post1 day ago Saudis Eye Human Rights Chair  Consortium News2 days ago Now, Saudi Arabia Wants to Head UN Human Rights Council  International Business Times India6 days ago
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