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Venezuela: UN official calls for more safety after political oppo...
India Blooms

Venezuela: UN official calls for more safety after political o...

New York, Nov 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, on Friday called on Venezuelan authorities to ensure that political opponents, human rights defenders and others facing threats in ... India Blooms, 13 hours ago
Moscow Times

Myanmar and UN again at odds over human rights, constitution

Myanmar has strongly rejected criticism of its human rights record by the United Nations, slamming the world body for its interference and intrusive language. The third committee of the United Nations General Assembly in New York released its ...
 Myanmar Times5 days ago One-on-one with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights situation in DPRK Marzuki DARUSMAN  Arirang1 day ago UN Resolution to Address Human Rights NGO Situation in Russia  Moscow Times4 days ago UN committee slams North Korean abuses before UN's Ban visits  China Post1 day ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

"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 Nothing changed in N Korea: UN expert  Bangladesh Daily Star2 days ago UN rights envoy concerned by tensions in Cambodia  Al Watan Voice2 days ago DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF KOREA: NOTHING HAS CHANGED SAYS UNITED NATIONS EXPERT TWO YEARS AFTER KEY HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT  Noodls2 days ago

UNHCR wants end to forced marriage

New York - The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on Thursday calling for an end to child, early and forced marriage, and recognising child marriage as a violation of human rights, a move campaigners welcomed as crucial to ...
 News242 days ago Zimbabwe: Scourge of Child Marriage  Bloomberg3 days ago
DAWN Group

Saudis sentence poet to death for blasphemy

, ( 7:44am ) Saudi Arabia is on the United Nations Human Rights Council. It is also a deadly enemy of free thought: A Saudi court sentenced a Palestinian man to death for apostasy on November 17, 2015, for alleged blasphemous statements ...
 Brisbane Courier-Mail2 days ago Human rights ministry restored  DAWN Group4 days ago UN Human Rights Council leader Saudi Arabia sentences poet to death  Sott.net4 days ago Business, Human Rights, and Climate Justice  CIGI1 week ago

Statement by H.E. Mr. Girma Asmerom Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations

On agenda item 67 : Report of the Human Rights Council General Assembly Hall 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Mr. President My delegation wishes to welcome the President of Human Rights Council (HRC) and takes note of his ...
 Eritrean News Source1 week ago EU Statement United Nations General Assembly: Report of the Human Rights Council  Foreign week ago
Botswana Guardian

Modern slavery may be hidden in supply chains, but it can be rooted out UN rights expert

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery - Wednesday 2 December 2015 GENEVA (27 November 2015) The United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Urmila Bhoola, today called on ...
 PressReleasePoint7 hours ago HONDURAS: CONCRETE ACTION CRUCIAL TO STOP EPIDEMIC OF VIOLENCE-INDUCED INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT UN EXPERT  United Nations Office at Geneva22 hours ago UN Envoy calls on Botswana to ...  Botswana Guardian3 days ago Drought in Botswana, a learning ...  Botswana Guardian3 days ago
Daily News South Africa

Deputy Secretary-General's speech entitled "United Nations at 70-Challenges for Peace, Development and Human Rights" [as prepared for delivery]

MIL OSI Source: United Nations Press Release/Statement: Headline: Deputy Secretary-General's speech entitled United Nations at 70-Challenges for Peace, Development and Human Rights [as prepared for delivery] Vaduz, ...
 Foreign hours ago A cause for all South Africans  Daily News South Africa2 days ago Briefing - Violence against women in the EU: State of play - 25-11-2015  European Parliament2 days ago Orange the World campaign launches to end violence against women  International Business Times UK3 days ago
Council of Canadians

Restricting human rights under pretext of fighting terror unacceptable - Human Rights Council

MOSCOW. Nov 23 (Interfax) - The fight against terrorism must not restrict human rights and should not be used for popularizing the idea of returning death penalty to Russia, the Human Rights Council (HRC) said in a statement posted on its website on ...
 Interfax.com4 days ago Rwanda: Arrest and release of seven members of the steering Committee of the Great Lakes Human Rights League (LDGL)  Fidh4 days ago Human rights activists call on govt to prepare guidelines on education  IPP Media4 days ago Gillian Triggs reflects on Australia's human rights record  Noodls4 days ago

UN resolution on rights passes

The South Korean government on Friday lauded a United Nations resolution condemning Pyongyang's abysmal human rights record that for a second year recommends referring violators to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The UN General Assembly's ...
 Korea Joongang Daily1 week ago S. Korea hails U.N. resolution on N. Korean human rights  Yonhap News Agency1 week ago UN Adopts Resolution on N. Korean Human Rights Abuses  Korea Broadcasting System1 week ago
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