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Experts: Torture common in East Africa, Congo

Despite progress in five East African countries and Congo in ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture, human rights abuse is still prevalent as governments are reluctant to draft and implement local laws, human rights experts said Tuesday. Sify, 1 month ago

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Putrajaya urged to outlaw torture, ratify United Nations convention

Amnesty International Malaysia (AIM) today urged Putrajaya to ratify the Convention Against Torture which was adopted by the United Nations more than 30 years ago. AIM executive director Shamini Darshni said there was a need for transparent ...
 Malaysian Insider2 months ago
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Citing official obstruction, UN body dealing with torture suspends Azerbaijan visit

17 September 2014 A United Nations human rights body today announced that it has decided to suspend its visit to Azerbaijan due to obstructions it encountered in carrying out its mandate under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against ...
 United Nations2 weeks ago UN anti-torture experts suspend on-site visit to Azerbaijan  United Nations Multimedia2 weeks ago Citing 'official obstruction,' UN body dealing with torture suspends Azerbaijan visit  Sify2 weeks ago UN Body Dealing with Torture Suspends Azerbaijan Visit  Scoop2 weeks ago
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UNO suspends Azerbaijan visit citing official obstruction

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has decided to suspend its visit to Azerbaijan due to obstructions it encountered in carrying out its mandate under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other ...
 A1 Plus News1 week ago PREVENTION OF TORTURE: UN HUMAN RIGHTS BODY SUSPENDS AZERBAIJAN VISIT CITING OFFICIAL OBSTRUCTION  United Nations Office at Geneva2 weeks ago UN human rights body suspends Azerbaijan visit citing official obstruction  Public Radio of Armenia2 weeks ago

Treaty on racism will force Obama to answer UN on COINTELPRO and Omaha Two case

A United Nations treaty against racism, the International Convention of all forms of Racial Discrimination, requires the United States to submit to periodic review of its compliance with the treaty. On track for the review process is the issue of ...
 Examiner.com1 month ago The UN slams the US government over wide-spread racial discrimination against Persons of Color  Daily Kos1 month ago US Slammed For Failure to Fulfill Legal Obligation to Eliminate All Forms of Race Discrimination  Global Research3 weeks ago
Middle East Eye

Palestinian application to join 13 UN conventions succeeds

The Secretary General for the United Nations, Ban Ki Moon, has confirmed that the applications made by Palestine to join 13 international conventions have been accepted. He informed all 193 members of the UN that the Palestinian applications were in ...
 Middle East Eye1 month ago
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Israel, Syria in accord at UN debate on fighting terrorism

by William M. Reilly UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Israel and Syria delivered practically the same message Monday during the ongoing General Debate in the UN General Assembly, warning "militant Islam" was seeking to dominate the world. ...
 Xinhua News Agency2 days ago UN says Syria refugees pass three million  Al Jazeera1 month ago

NACAT faults Amnesty International report on torture in Nigeria

THE National Committee Against Torture (NACAT), on Tuesday in Abuja said that the recent report by Amnesty International on alleged torture of citizens by security agents in Nigeria was mischievous and misleading. Dr Samson Ameh, NACAT Chairman, ...
 The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago Nigeria: NACAT Faults Amnesty International Report On Torture in Nigeria  AllAfrica.com1 week ago Torture: FG faults Amnesty International's report  Nigerian Tribune1 week ago Boko Haram's bloodstain on Nigeria  Daily Sun1 month ago
Reuters India

The war against ISIS: what happens next?

Abdulrahman al-Masri Since the United States and its Arab allies initiated their first airstrikes against the "Islamic State" (ISIS) in Syria, the people of that troubled land, neighbouring countries and global observers have yet to see a clear ...
 Middle East Monitor2 days ago Follow laws of war in Islamic State fight: UN  Times of Oman2 weeks ago U.N. says 'laws of war' apply in fighting IS  Reuters UK2 weeks ago U.N. experts caution powers they must …  Yahoo! India2 weeks ago

New UN rights chief criticises Australia's asylum policy

A senior United Nations official has criticised Australia's asylum seeker policy, saying it has lead to a "chain of human rights violations". The incoming UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Jordan's Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, singled out human ...
 ABC Online3 weeks ago UN rights office 'deeply disturbed' over Australia's handling of Sri Lanka asylum seekers  Sify2 months ago
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