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UN / COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE

Claudio Grossman, the Chairperson of the Committee against Torture, and the Chair of the 25th meeting of human rights treaty bodies, which started on the 20th of May, briefs journalists today (24 May). UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / TROIKA PRESSER

Envoys from United States, Norwayand United Kingdom, to South Sudan, in a joint statement voiced their concern about continued violence and conflict in JongleiState.  UNMISS  

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SOUTH SUDAN / MENINGITIS OUTBREAK

South Sudanhealth authorities declared on April 30 an Outbreak of Meningitis when the number of cases rose to 8. Since then the numbers have increased to 90 reported cases and 4 casualties. UNMISS

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GENEVA /SYRIA UPDATE

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR on Friday (24 May) called on countries around Syria to keep their borders open for refugees while stressing that “urgent and robust” international support for host countries and aid organizations was vital. UNHCR

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SOMALIA / AU 50th ANNIVERSARY

At a ceremony to mark the 50th Anniversary in Mogadishu yesterday (23 May), Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud reminded guests of the critical role Somalia played in the OAU's fight against colonialism. AU/UN IST

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GENEVA / GUATEMALA-HUMAN RIGHTS

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said Friday they were concerned about the right of victims in Guatemala to obtain remedies, following the ruling of the Constitutional Court annulling the verdict on Rios Montt, the former military leader of Guatemala. CH UNTV

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