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14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

GENEVA / UKRAINE MH17 WAR CRIMES

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, says that the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane in eastern Ukraine may constitute a war crime. UNTV CH

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

A new UN report on the human rights situation on Ukraine says a total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been inflicted by armed groups on the population of the eastern region of the country. UNTV CH

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA ARRIA

The Chair of the Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro , said that  in the conflict in Syria "nobody, no party, is respecting any rules of engagement. And this is terrific as who is suffering because of this impunity, of this disrespect for the rules of engagement is the civilian population [...]

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC GAZA VOTE WRAP

The United Nations' top human rights body has adopted a resolution that 'condemns in the strongest terms' the widespread, systematic and gross violations of international human rights and fundamental freedoms' in the Occupied Palestinian Territory since Israeli military operations last month. UNTV CH

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / PILLAY GAZA

The UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay has called onIsrael, Hamas and all Palestinian armed groups not to target civilians in the current conflict, adding that not abiding by the principles of international humanitarian law "may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity." UNTV CH

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / GUSTAVO GALLON

Gustavo Gallon, the independent expert on the situation of Human Rights in Haiti, wrapped his second visit to the country with a press conference where he said that "80% of prisoners in Haiti are deprived of their liberty for years without having been heard by a judge. " MINUSTAH

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / PILLAY PRIVACY SURVEILLANCE

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned that studies by her office and others have revealed a lack of transparency about governmental surveillance policies and practices, which “may not only infringe on the right to privacy, but also on a range of other vital human rights. " UNTV CH

16 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / GAZA HUMAN RIGHTS

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, through a spokesperson expressed alarm at Israeli operations resulting in the killing of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, as well as the indiscriminate firing of rockets from Gaza into Israel. UNTV CH

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / DEATH PENALTY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told delegates he was "troubled" by the application of the death penalty for offences that do not meet the threshold under international human rights law of "most serious crimes", including drug-related offences, consensual sexual acts and apostasy. UNIFEED-UNTV

2 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / HUMAN RIGHTS ISRAEL

The UN human rights office extended condolences to the families of three Israeli teenagers, whose bodies were found yesterday and to the families of seven Palestinians including three teenagers killed in the West Bank. CH UNTV

1 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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