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GENEVA / HRC TORTURE 2

A top UN human rights investigator said "torture and ill treatment during detention are generalized in Mexico, and occur with impunity," adding in “there are literally hundreds of thousands of concerns or UN complaints and very few cases that are even investigated let alone reaching convictions." UNTV CH

11 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GA / HRC WRAP

The United Nations General Assembly elected 15 new members to sit on the UN Human Rights Council.  Albania, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, the Congo, El Salvador, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Latvia, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Paraguay, Portugal and Qatar. The Council was created by the General Assembly in 2006 to address human rights violations. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE

Claudio Grossman, the Chairperson of the Committee against Torture, and the Chair of the 25th meeting of human rights treaty bodies, which started on the 20th of May, briefs journalists today (24 May). UNTV

24 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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