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31 October 2016 GENÈVE (Publié tel que reçu) La mise en place en Mauritanie d'un organisme national indépendant chargé de visiter les lieux de détention et de rendre des recommandations au Gouvernement est une étape importante, mais des ... United Nations Office at Geneva, 1 month ago

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Sri Lanka's UN Fiasco

The United Nations Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) is holding its 59th session from November 7 to December 7 in Geneva, Switzerland. Sri Lanka was recently under the microscope of the committee and, to put it mildly, things did not go smoothly .
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago


29 November 2016 GENEVA (29 November 2016) Panama, Mongolia and Spain are among the countries that the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) plans to visit in 2017 to assess the treatment of people deprived of their liberty, as well as the ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva3 days ago Burundi demonstrating 'unwillingness or inability to protect civilians'  AfricaNews2 days ago ACT TO PROTECT CIVILIANS, UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS URGE THE GOVERNMENT OF BURUNDI  United Nations Office at Geneva3 days ago Act to protect civilians, UN experts urge Burundi Government  Mareeg.com3 days ago

Finland: Submission to the United Nations Committee against Torture

Index number: EUR 20/4994/2016 Amnesty International submits this document in advance of the Committee against Torture's consideration of Finland's seventh periodic report on the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, ...
 Amnesty International1 month ago Committee Against Torture Reviews The Situation In Cabo Verde In Absence Of A Report  Info-Communication.com1 week ago COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE EXAMINES REPORT OF TURKMENISTAN  United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago Ugandan farmers praise UN report citing flaws with Bidco  Sokolako1 week ago
Libya Today

UN anti-torture watchdog spotlights Vatican's record

The Vatican's Ambassador to the United Nations Monsignor Silvano Tomasi (R) arrives with Vatican Secretary of State Monsignor Christophe El-Kassis (L) for a hearing before the UN Committee Against Torture on May 5, 2014, in Geneva (AFP Photo/Fabrice ...
 Libya Today1 week ago

Haratin: UN Announces Fact-Finding Mission on Torture Practices in Mauritania

Photo Courtesy of UN Geneva The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights announced that a delegation of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT), an independent organisation affiliated with the UN, will carry out a ...
 United Nations and Peoples Organisation1 month ago Eritrea must be hauled before ICC for rights violations - UN body  AfricaNews1 month ago UN panel lauds Ph month ago

UN Brings Mugabe To Account On Killing And Torturing Citizens Reports

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's government will next week appear before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) peer review mechanism in Switzerland, as the country's human rights record comes into sharp focus amid growing unrest. ...
 ZimEye1 month ago Mugabe to appear before UN Council  Bulawayo24 News1 month ago Mugabe's human rights record under UN spotlight month ago
Christian Science Monitor

After touting support for torture, Trump gets a new perspective

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) appeared at an international security forum over the weekend, where he pushed back against the idea of Donald Trump bringing back U.S.-sanctioned torture. I don't give a damn what the president of the United States wants ...
 MSNBC1 week ago John McCain Warns Donald Trump Not To Bring Back Waterboarding: We Will Not Torture  Dime Magazine1 week ago John McCain defies Donald Trump on torture: 'We will not waterboard'  Christian Science Monitor1 week ago What Is Waterboarding? McCain Slams Trump's Campaign Promise To Revive Use Of Torture  International Business Times1 week ago

Nikki Haley can expect these 4 fights as Trump's U.N. ambassador

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will be President-elect Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, a body that stands in stark contrast to many of Trump's stated foreign policies. Haley, who spoke out frequently against Trump during his ...
 Miami Herald1 week ago Trump's pick to be the 'pleasant face' of his foreign policy  Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago Nikki Haley will be Trump's mouthpiece to the world. Can she speak the language?  Miami Herald1 week ago

Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Says Islam Is "Like a Cancer"

Last Monday night , less than a week after a near-plurality of voters chose Donald Trump as president, a special assistant from the departing administration sat at the basement bar of the Hay-Adams Hotel, in Washington, drinking a glass of wine. It ...
 The Intercept1 week ago Trump's Anti-Muslim National Security Adviser Michael Flynn -- A Fox Favorite -- Is Rife With Conflicts Of Interest  Media Matters for America2 weeks ago Donald Trump hands national security to islamophobic jackass Michael Flynn  Daily Kos2 weeks ago Retired general brings deep experience and controversy  Washington Post2 weeks ago
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