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14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

GENEVA / HUMAN RIGHTS ANNUAL REPORT

The UN Human Rights chief said in their battle against "terrorists", countries around the world must root out the injustices that fuel extremism and are used as recruiting tools. UNTV CH

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC SOUTH KOREA

Speaking at the Human Rights Council, Cho Tae-yul, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Korea, said he "couldn't contain an overwhelming sorrowful pity" while listening the foreign minister of DPRK briefing the Council about the human rights situation in North Korea. UNTV CH

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC DPRK

The Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea defended the human rights record of his country saying that allegations of human rights abuses have been made simply for political reasons. UNTV CH

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE SIMONOVIC

A UN Human Rights Office report confirmed that the estimated death toll caused by the continuing fighting in Ukraine has now crossed the 6,000 mark. The Office's ninth report on this European country also noted an escalation of fighting despite a ceasefire agreement. OHCHR

2 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC LAVROV

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov pointed out that tangible results are being achieved in a bid to bring peace to Ukraine. He also called  upon the Ukrainian leadership “to distance themselves from the 'party of war' and other extremists and to pursue a course towards peace and reconciliation in a multi-ethnic Ukrainian society.” UNTV CH

2 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC KERRY

Speaking at the Human Rights Council, the US Secretary of State John Kerry called on the UN to examine human rights violations in Ukraine. UNTV CH

2 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC KYSLYTSYA

Speaking at the Human Rights Council Sergiy Kyslytsya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Ukraine called on the UN to do more to address human violations in his country following the publication by UN human rights investigators of a report which documented 'merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure in eastern Ukraine.  UNTV CH

2 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC ZEID

Speaking at the opening session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told delegates that "the overwhelming majority of victims of human rights abuses around the world share two characteristic: deprivation, and discrimination – whether it is based on race or ethnicity, gender, beliefs, sexual orientation, caste or class." [...]

2 Mar 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / MYANMAR

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein today warned that Myanmar seems headed in the wrong direction and needed urgently to get back on track. OHCHR

25 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA HUMAN RIGHTS

The Independent International Commission of inquiry on Syria presented their latest report to the UN Security Council in which they called on the international community “to consider all options for accountability and not to ignore the victims of this war." UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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