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UN chief: Palestine to join international treaties in May
Middle East Monitor

UN acknowledges receipt of Palestinian letters

The United Nations says it has received letters from Palestinians to join 13 international conventions and treaties. According to Press TV, on Wednesday, UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq confirmed the delivery of the applications to Robert Serry, the ... IRIB World Service, 2 weeks ago

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National Catholic Reporter

Vatican was not ordered to appear before U.N. committee, spokesman says

The Vatican's scheduled May appearance before a United Nations committee monitoring adherence to an anti-torture treaty is being done willingly and not because church officials were ordered to appear for questioning, the Vatican spokesman said. ...
 National Catholic Reporter3 days ago
University Of Bristol


16 April 2014 GENEVA / MEXICO CITY (Issued as received) United Nations human rights expert Juan E. Méndez will visit Mexico, at the invitation of the Government, from 21 April to 2 May 2014 to assess the situation and identify challenges ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva3 days ago UN SPT concludes visit to Nigeria, as a first step to strengthen the national capacity to prevent torture  IRCT1 week ago Tackling torture: leading human rights experts meet in Bristol  University Of Bristol2 weeks ago NIGERIA: UN TORTURE PREVENTION BODY TO VISIT FROM 1 3 APRIL  United Nations Office at Geneva3 weeks ago


12 March 2014 €NO MORE HYPOCRISY, STOP CONDEMNING TORTURE COMMITTED BY OTHERS WHILE ACCEPTING ITS PRODUCTS€?€ UNITED NATIONS EXPERT GENEVA (12 March 2014) € The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Mndez, today urged ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 month ago
Al Jazeera

US is the world's biggest human rights violator

The US government has always been the first to call out other nations with poor track records on human rights abuses. Invariably they are the two nations viewed most threatening to America's global hegemony and power rivals Russia and China. Other ...
 Axis of Logic1 day ago The US Is the World's Worst Human Rights Violator  Global Research2 days ago How the United States Continues to Make Matters Worse in Libya  Libya Business Info3 days ago A Threat To Israel? Palestinians Apply To Human Rights Conventions  Inter Press Service1 week ago
Middle East Monitor

The real story of the UN Human Rights Council: Europe slams Israeli crimes

Last week, Israel found itself isolated and condemned in Geneva, as the United Nations Human Rights Council passed four damning resolutions, each by 46-1. The resolutions testify to grave violations of international law, including the Geneva ...
 Middle East Monitor2 weeks ago HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL EXTENDS MANDATES ON FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION, MINORITY ISSUES, TORTURE AND FOREIGN DEBT  United Nations Office at Geneva3 weeks ago Australia's silence on Sri Lanka is deafening  ABC Online3 weeks ago NGOs disappointed by weak promises on human rights in Malaysia  Association for Progressive Communications4 weeks ago
The Times Of Israel

Palestinians may seek to join war crimes court

The Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday his government may seek to join the International Criminal Court and more U.N. agencies if there is no progress in peace talks with the Israelis. Riyad Mansour told a news conference ...
 Jakarta Post2 weeks ago Palestinian envoy threatens Israel with ICC membership  The Times Of Israel2 weeks ago The forgotten Palestinian prisoners  AlMonitor2 weeks ago

EOHR Submitted a Report On Egypt for the United Nations' Universal Periodic Review [press release]

the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Submitted in 13 March 2014, its report on Egypt for the United Nations' Universal Periodic Review UPR to The UN human rights council for the year 2014. This is to be discussed at its session for Egypt in ...
 Individual.com1 month ago Syria's Calamity Leads in U.S. Report on Global Human Rights  BusinessWeek1 month ago Syrian War Calamity Leads U.S. Report on Human Rights  Bloomberg1 month ago Syria's 'Calamity' Leads U.S. Report on Human Rights  AINA1 month ago

UNHCR ups efforts to protect N.K. defectors

This is the second installment in a new series featuring the growing number of United Nations offices in Korea. ― Ed. With a steady influx of North Korean defectors into the South, the U.N. High Commission for Refugees is ramping up diplomatic ...
 Korea Herald1 month ago UNHCR ups efforts to protect NK defectors  Asia News Network1 month ago

Disability treaty: The least we can do

Can we talk about the United Nations? I know, I know. But give me a minute. We don't do this very often. It looks as if the Senate is going to fail to ratify the U.N. treaty on the rights of people with disabilities this year. There are, of course, ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago
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