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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 »

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 »

IRAQ / BAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he was "concerned" by allegations of summary killings and other abuses by militias fighting alongside the Iraqi armed forces. UNAMI

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CSW

Delegates from around the world Friday concluded a two week meeting of the    Commission of the Status of Women that called for gender equality in 15  years. UNIFEED

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / RACISM

A challenge in the fight against racism is to forge new ideals for the younger generation, a French minister said Friday at a United Nations Human Rights event to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. OHCHR

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / ISIL

The so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) may have committed all three of the most serious international crimes – namely war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide – according to a report issued by the UN Human Rights Office. UNTV CH

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / IRAN SHAHEED PRESSER

The UN's special investigator on Iran said human rights in that country appear to have worsened under President Hassan Rouhani despite his reformist agenda. UNTV CH

16 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DONETSK DESTRUCTION

Alexander Kovalenko is one of the last people still living on his street in Donetsk, where the conflict in eastern Ukraine has left a trail of destruction. His home was struck by six shells and the roof was blown off. Now Alexander lives amid the rubble, in a little room he has fixed up, waiting [...]

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DESTROYED TOWN

Nikishino is a town of 900 people on the frontline in Ukraine. Fighting here was so intense that only four people were able to stay from August until the ceasefire in mid-February. UNHCR

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DISPLACED POPULATION

More than 2,800 residents from three towns -Debaltseve, Avdiivka and Svitlodar -in Ukraine’s central Donetsk region have been evacuated, including some 700 children and 60 people with disabilities. The Iluchenko family -who escaped from the battle ground in Debaltseve- is among them. UNHCR

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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