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UN / HUMAN RIGHTS TORTURE

Manfred Nowak, special rapporteur on torture and other inhuman treatment who is here this week to present his report to the General Assembly will brief the press. UNTV

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UN / FEMALE RECRUITMENT

United Nations Deputy Police Adviser Ann-Marie Orler says that it is crucial to recruit female officers as women in conflict areas are often the victims of men in uniform, and female officers can help to “reach out and build trust” with victims. UNTV / FILE

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SYRIA / RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

Young people participate in news gathering as part of a two-day workshop designed to draw attention to the findings of Situation Analysis of Children in Syria report, which said that despite corporal punishment being prohibited, children are subject to violence at home and in school. UNICEF

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SG / AFGHANISTAN REAX

The Secretary-General welcomes the statement today by Afghan President Hamid Karzai, making it clear that the constitutional process regarding the Afghan elections must be fully respected.UNTV

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