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14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

GENEVA / HUNGARY QUESTIONAIRE

The United Nations Human Right Office said it is “shocked” by a Hungarian government questionnaire which links migration with terrorism and fears it could bolster anti-immigration sentiments. UNTV CH

22 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has called for justice for civilians in South Sudan. OHCHR

22 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / PUSHING BACK MIGRANTS

The UN Office for Human Rights spokesperson said reports that Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia have been pushing boats full of vulnerable migrants back out to sea are appalling, adding that that pushing boats back out to sea will inevitably lead to many avoidable deaths and that the focus should be on saving lives, not further [...]

15 May 2015 | Read More »

NEW YORK / HOMOPHOBIA

A new United Nations 'Free & Equal' campaign video highlighting the diversity of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex (LGBTI) community is being shown today on the massive screens in New York's Times Square ahead of International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BURUNDI PROTESTS

As protests continue in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to stand for re-election in June for a third term, authorities in the country are being urged to respect the human rights of protesters. ¬†UNTV CH

1 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / DPRK SIMONOVIC

During a meeting disrupted by a North Korean delegate, UN Human Rights official Ivan Simonovic said "it is my sincere hope that the international community will continue to examine ways to prevent and punish the crimes that are being perpetrated in the DPRK today." UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / JOLIE ON SYRIA

Actor Angelina Jolie, a UN Refugee Agency Special Envoy, said the United Nations is failing to end the conflict in Syria. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UK TABLOIDS

The UN Human Rights Chief on Friday urged the U.K. authorities, media, and regulatory bodies to take steps to curb incitement to hatred by British tabloid newspapers, in line with the country's obligations under national and international law. OHCHR

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / ZEID HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations human rights chief said Wednesday that inside and outside Burundi, stakeholders are extremely concerned about tensions rising sharply as a series of pivotal elections set to take place between May and August this year get under way, and, with the country at "a crossroads," Burundian parties must choose the path to democracy [...]

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / RULE OF LAW

UN Office on Drugs and Crime held a high-level event on Rule of Law, Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda with focus on the advancement of the rule of law at the national and international level through crime prevention and criminal justice mechanisms. UNIFEED – UNTV

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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