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14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

OHCHR / MIGRANTS

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau urged the European Union to regain its borders from smugglers and establish a human rights-based, coherent and comprehensive migration policy with mobility as its central asset.  OHCHR

25 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / DARFUR IMPUNITY

Serious human rights violations in Darfur in 2014, including killings and sexual violence, have largely gone uninvestigated and unpunished, according to a new report by the UN Human Rights Office. OHCHR

21 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HUMAN RIGHTS THAILAND

A UN Human Rights Office spokesperson Tuesday told reporters in Geneva, “Human Rights violations in Thailand have worsened after the coup in May 2014 and the situation remains worrying.” UNTV CH

11 Aug 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HUMAN RIGHTS TRAINING

A national consultative workshop on Somalia's human rights record opened in Mogadishu, a few months before Somalia is due for peer review. UNSOM

6 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN UPDATE

After UN Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed met with the Secretary General of the Arab League in Cairo to discuss the situation in Yemen, Ahmad Fawzi, Spokesperson and Director UN Information Service in Geneva, said that the Arab League “would consider seriously the question of monitors in case of a cease fire." UNTV CH

4 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / IRAQ HUMAN RIGHTS

A spokesperson of the UN Office of Human Rights Tuesday told reporters in Geneva that people who are attempting to flee ISIL-controlled areas in Iraq are facing a 'violent clampdown', adding that  ISIL snipers have reportedly attacked and killed those who have been caught. UNTV CH

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / ELECTIONS REAX

The United Nations Human Rights Office said Burundi's presidential elections of 21 July were held in a vacuum of human rights. OHCHR

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN UPDATE

United Nations said Tuesday that millions of Yemenis continue to suffer from violence, hunger and poor medical assistance as violence escalates unabated.  UNTV CH

21 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / BURUNDI

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights told Security Council Thursday, "what the people of Burundi are telling us is that they fear their country is on the brink of devastating violence. The risk to human life, and to regional stability and development, is high." UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HUMAN RIGHTS

Human rights team from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan visited Cueibet County in Lakes state as part of sensitization to create awareness and monitoring human rights. UNMISS

8 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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