The Government Thursday defended its report on torture to the United Nations saying some conclusions by members of the Committee Against Torture about the Kenyan situation were inaccurate. Responding to questions posed to the Kenya Government ... Daily Nation, 1 day ago
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The United Nations Committee Against Torture will look at the United Kingdom's record on May 7 for the first time since 2004. What a difference eight years make! Looking back at its last review, the concerns seem almost quaint. The experts who make ...Huffington Post UK, 1 week ago Time for the UK to Show It Takes Torture Seriously Human Rights Watch, 1 week ago
We are a nation that takes pride in our shared belief in the values of dignity, equality and freedom from injustice. Living up to those values is another thing. In my travels around the world, I have met hundreds of people struggling for greater ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez, today expressed his deep disappointment with the decision taken by the Government of Bahrain to postpone his visit to the country, which was scheduled to take place from 8 to 15 ...Noodls, 3 weeks ago APDP welcomes UN Rapporteur report on HR violations Kashmir Times, 1 week ago BAHRAINS GOVERNMENT EFFECTIVELY CANCELS VISIT BY UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE United Nations Office at Geneva, 3 weeks ago
A United Nations torture-prevention delegation is visiting the south and other centres inspecting prisons and police cells for an international appraisal - the first time the UN sub-committee has visited New Zealand. New Zealand is a signatory to ...Stuff.co.nz, 1 week ago
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), the milestone international agreement ratified by 165 countries that establishes a legal framework for governments to introduce regulations to combat corruption, will be 10 years old in ...Transparency International, 2 weeks ago
The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) refused to believe the Philippine government delegation's assertion that torture is not practiced by state security forces in the country. The CAT monitors the compliance of state parties to the .Bulatlat.com, 4 weeks ago At Last, Philippines Now Has Law Ag... Bulatlat.com, 3 weeks ago Philippine Govt Lied About Tortur... Bulatlat.com, 3 weeks ago
Wonder Mkhonza, National Organising Secretary of the banned Swazi political party the People's United Democratic Movement and Secretary General of the Swaziland Processing Allied Workers Union, was detained on Friday April 12, allegedly for being in ...AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago
Marking the International Day Against Homophobia, United Nations officials today issued a call on Governments worldwide to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, and strike laws that discriminate against ...Individual.com, 20 hours ago Countries must repeal laws discriminating LGBT individuals NewKerala.com, 7 hours ago
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