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Libya: Civilian Dies As a Result of Torture By General Haftar'...

press release On 10 April 2015, Alkarama sent a communication to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (SR SUMX) concerning the death under torture of Rami Rajab Abdelatti Al Fitouri on 21 March ..., 6 days ago
Fiji government urged to change torture stance Radio New Zealand, 1 month ago
Eurasia Review

Australian PM Blasts Bias In UN Report On Torture Analysis

By Kalinga Seneviratne* Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot reacted angrily to a United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report accusing Australia of violating the UN Convention against Torture, reproving it of bias and claiming that ...
 Eurasia Review1 month ago Aus government reacts angrily to UN torture report  Radio New Zealand1 month ago Australia's asylum policy again under fire from UN  Radio New Zealand1 month ago Backlog of 30,000 asylum claims to be processed under new laws  Special Broadcasting Service3 days ago


10 March 2015 GENEVE (Issued as received) The United Nations human rights expert Juan E. Méndez will undertake an information-gathering mission to Georgia from 12 to 19 March 2015, ten years after the first visit to the country by the former ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 month ago
Radio New Zealand

Indonesia criticised by UN over Papua torture

The United Nations special rapporteur on torture has criticised the Indonesian government's breakup of demonstrations in West Papua last year, saying it breached international conventions on torture. West Papuan Photo: AFP In a report tabled ...
 Radio New Zealand1 month ago Indonesia Criticized For Breaching Torture Convention In Papua  Pacific Islands Report1 month ago

Does anyone care about Syria?

By Valerie Amos I prepare to leave the United Nations at the end of May, I am haunted by the crisis that has defined my tenure: the breathtakingly savage war in Syria, now in its fifth year. At last month's pledging conference in Kuwait, many ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 week ago Who Cares About Syria?  AINA1 week ago
United Nations

UN welcomes postponement of Shafqat's hanging

UNITED NATIONS - A group of United Nations human rights experts welcomed the last-minute decision by the Pakistani authorities to postpone the hanging of Shafqat Hussain, who was convicted as a minor, while calling on them to halt the execution ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago UN EXPERTS URGE PAKISTAN NOT TO EXECUTE JUVENILES  United Nations Office at Geneva1 month ago UN rights experts urge Pakistan not to execute juveniles  United Nations1 month ago
Melbourne Age

Australia's Human Rights Community Has Dobbed Us In To The United Nations

A coalition of 190 Non Government Organisations (NGOs) have warned the United Nations that Australia's human rights performance is steadily deteriorating and handed a range of recommendations to the international body, including that the Australian ...
 New Matilda2 weeks ago Local groups, UN rep warn of backtracking on rights reforms  Myanmar Times1 month ago United? No such thing in the Senate  National Times1 month ago United Nations report is a human rights performance review that we should take seriously  Melbourne Age1 month ago
CEOWorld Magazine

Attorney Zulu Ali and Panel Discussed Complaint filed with the United Nations Calling for Involvement in the United States Police Abuse Crisis

/PRNewswire/ -- At a public conference on April 11, 2015 in Los Angeles , a panel consisting of: Dr. Dr.E.M. Abdulmumin, a Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Dubois Institute inRiverside, CA.; Aquil Basheer , Activist, Author, and ...
 CEOWorld Magazine5 days ago

U.N. body tells Russia to act against human rights abuses

By Robert Evans GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations experts on Thursday called on Russia to repeal laws limiting free speech and targeting homosexuals and urged action to prevent torture, racist crimes and a wide range of other human rights abuses.
 Town Hall2 weeks ago UN body tells Russia to act against human rights abuses  ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago

UNSG Personal Envoy to brief Security Council on Western Sahara

Rabat The United Nations Personal Envoy to the Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, will brief the UN Security Council on Western Sahara on Thursday. This comes after the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon released his annual report on ...
 Maroc Press4 days ago Danes demand human rights in Western Sahara  Sahara Press Service1 week ago Western Sahara: Danes Demand Human Rights Mandate in Western Sahara  AllAfrica.com5 days ago Morocco: Danes Demand Human Rights in Western Sahara  AllAfrica.com1 week ago
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