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Amid forced conscription, extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances, the human rights situation in Eritrea continues to remain "dire," a United Nations independent expert warned, adding that...
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Washington — The United States on Monday announced nearly $83 million in additional emergency assistance for South Sudan. Anne C. Richard, the US assistant secretary announced this at the annual...
2014/09/30 06:43
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Nearly 300,000 people have been displaced in Ukraine, with more than five million people living in conflict-affected areas, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Monday. The official was quoting...
2014/09/30 00:19
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UN chief to attend WTO forum in Geneva | GlobalPost Please support our site by enabling javascript to view info. Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads. UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 29...
2014/09/29 21:15
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Post-conflict Sri Lanka has also become an unfortunate victim of ill-conceived agendas of some in the Human Rights Council, who pay scant regard to the substantial progress achieved by Sri Lanka, in...
2014/09/29 20:09
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After much behind-the-scenes tension South Africa voted unequivocally in favour of Resolution A/HRC/27/L.27 Rev.1, as the SOGI resolution is officially known, at the 27th Session of the UN Human...
2014/09/29 09:29
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Geneva / Khartoum — The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a draft resolution in Geneva on Friday calling on the Sudanese government to conduct an independent enquiry into the killing of...
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The top United Nations human rights official today urged the Government of Guinea to take immediate and concrete steps to advance the investigation and prosecution of rights violations, including...
2014/09/27 19:58
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Joint statement by 22 developing countries of LMG: Intrusive mandate to OHCHR unwarranted Twenty-two developing countries of the Like Minded Group (LMG) in Geneva, in a joint statement made through...
2014/09/27 06:43
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GENEVA - The UN's top human rights body called on Friday for nations to protect the rights of individuals regardless of sexual orientation, in a vote that exposed global fault lines over gay...
2014/09/26 20:45
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IN FAVOR. The Philippines votes "yes" to a landmark UN resolution expressing concern at violence against LGBT individuals. Photo courtesy: International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission UNITED...
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2014/09/26 09:34
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ReutersSenior UN co-ordinator Dr David Nabarro (left) and Assistant WHO Director-General for Health Security Dr Keiji Fukuda appear at a briefing to discuss the Ebola outbreak in West Africa at the UN...
2014/09/26 03:28
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Office of the Spokesperson September 25, 2014The text of the following statement was released by the Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States...
2014/09/25 14:31
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Ebola: Liberian doctors receive 'last' of untested zMapp drug The drug was provided to the West African country "at no cost in all cases", according to the producer Mapp Biopharmaceutical, but it...
2014/09/25 11:11
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Israel denies the UN Rapporteur on human rights access to West Bank amid reports that abuses have'sharply increased'. Wibisono is not the first Special Rapporteur unable to enter the occupied...
2014/09/25 08:29
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The United Nations Human Rights Council should call on Sudan to account immediately for the death or injury of hundreds of largely peaceful protesters at the hands of government security forces in...
2014/09/24 16:29
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London — The UK and Algeria are responding jointly to the challenges I arrived in Algeria as British Ambassador in June and I am delighted to be here. I have received a warm Algerian welcome and it...
2014/09/24 11:15
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The United Nations human rights office said it was “very disappointed” by the Appeal Court’s decision to upheld a lower court's 10-year lese majeste prison sentence for Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, former...
2014/09/24 10:31
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Ebola: Liberian doctors receive 'last' of untested zMapp drug The drug was provided to the West African country "at no cost in all cases", according to the producer Mapp Biopharmaceutical, but it...
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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...
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