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Death penalty in Iran applied "for all kinds of crimes": UN expert

Press briefing by Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran

The death penalty is applied for many different crimes in Iran, but no official figures are released for who is on death row, or what they are accused of. That's one of the…

7 Nov 2017 / Listen /

"We need to embrace human diversity": UN disability rights expert

Catalina Devandas Aguilar on 24 October 2017 in New York.

A change of mentality is needed in order to realize greater inclusion of persons with disabilities. That's according to…

3 Nov 2017 / Listen /

"Peace, dialogue" and diplomacy needed over DPRK: UN expert

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The Security Council has to be careful not to negatively impact "ordinary people" in North Korea through sanctions aimed…

3 Nov 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 01 November 2017 (PM)

General Assembly Seventy-second session38th plenary meetingrres visits Kuwait

United States votes against resolution to end Cuba embargo The United States voted against a resolution in the UN…

1 Nov 2017 / Listen /
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