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14.04.02 – CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

UN / MALAYSIA MH17

At a Security Council session today, Russia vetoed a resolution to establish an international tribunal to prosecute the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 passengers, over eastern Ukraine one year ago. UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

HAGUE / ICC PALESTINE

The Palestinian Authority submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) alleging Israeli violations related to last year’s Gaza conflict, Israel's settlement regime and its treatment of prisoners. ICC

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / DEATH PENALTY

On the sidelines of the Doha Crime Congress, UN Human Rights official Ivan Simonovic presented a publication "Moving away from death penalty" – a series of articles arguing in favour of abolishing the death penalty. He said it was "very important" for the United Nations to "illustrate that the death penalty is not an efficient way for [...]

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / HUMAN TRAFFICKING

The United Nations said today that the key challenge in providing assistance to victims of human trafficking is raising money for its Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / WILDLIFE FOREST CRIME

The head of the United Nations' crime agency said today all countries  must treat wildlife and forest crimes  as serious criminal offences. UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / CRIME CONGRESS OPENING

At the opening event Sunday of the Crime Congress in Doha, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called upon the member states to share their successes, challenges and experience "in preventing crime and promoting the rule of law to support sustainable development." UNIFEED-UNTV

12 Apr 2015 | Read More »

ICTY / TOLIMIR

The UN International Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) upheld a life sentence against Zdravko Tolimir, a former senior military officer of the Army of the Republika Srpska, accused of crimes committed in Srebrenica and Zepa in 1995. ICTY

8 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / DEATH PENALTY

There was a rise in death sentences last year  according to a ran Amnesty International report released today at the United Nations, with an "alarming" number of countries using it against persons accused of terrorism. UNIFEED – UNTV

1 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC SYRIA WRAP

A UN panel investigating into human rights abuses in Syria said they were ready to share names and details from their secret lists of suspects with any prosecution authorities preparing cases.  The move could pave the way for perpetrators of killings, torture and other atrocities on all sides to be brought to justice. UNTV CH

17 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CRIME AND JUSTICE

At a debate on integrating crime prevention and criminal justice in the post-2015 development agenda, the Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, stressed that there can be no peace without development and no lasting peace or sustainable development without respect for human rights and the rule of law. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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