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14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

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 »

GENEVA / CHINA SECURITY LAW

In a statement, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has expressed concern about the human rights implications of a new national security law recently adopted in China. In an interview, his spokesperson Rupert Colville said  ”the definition of national security is also extremely broad.” OHCHR

7 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / GAZA REPORT

Israeli and Palestinian armed groups who committed war crimes during the conflict in Gaza in 2014 must be brought to justice, according to the Chair of the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on Gaza.  UNTV CH

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / ERITREA COI

Hundreds of thousands of Eritreans have lost hope and are risking their lives to escape one of the world's most oppressive regimes, according to a Commission of Inquiry  (COI) on the situation of human rights in Eritrea. An estimated 5,000 people try to flee the country every month. UNTV CH

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA COMMISSION REPORT

The conflict in Syria is causing 'unspeakable suffering' for civilians, who are subjected to violations of human rights and international humanitarian law, particularly through the use of indiscriminate shelling, illegal weapons and siege warfare tactics, according to findings of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic.  UNTV CH

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / ISRAEL GAZA REPORT

The United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict has found information pointing to possible war crimes committed by both Israel and Palestinian armed groups. The information has been gathered through interviews with numerous witnesses. UNTV CH

22 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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