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GENEVA / CHILD MORTALITY

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein stressed Wednesday that States have a responsibility to prevent child mortality. OHCHR

18 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA COI

Presenting the latest report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, the Commission's Chair, Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, said that he had run out of words to depict the gravity of the crimes committed inside Syria. UNTV CH

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

In his first address to the Human Rights Council, the new United Nations Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said that stopping "the increasingly conjoined conflicts in Iraq and Syria" should be the highest priority of the international community. UNTV CH

8 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / IRAQ HRC RESOLUTION

The Human Rights Council  adopted a resolution in which it requested the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to urgently dispatch a mission to Iraq to investigate alleged violations and abuses of international human rights law committed by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and associated terrorist groups, [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC SPECIAL SESSION ISIS

United Nations said Monday ISIL forces are committing atrocities amounting to crimes against humanity against minorities while Iraqi government forces have executed detainees and shelled civilian areas in acts that may constitute war crimes. CH UNTV

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC IRAQ AL SUDANI

Iraq urged the international community Monday to take concerted action to deliver the country from the terrorism carried out by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, ISIL. CH UNTV

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE HRC

The number of people killed every day in parts of eastern Ukraine in the past few weeks has increased by almost 300 percent, according to a new report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The total number of casualties is 2,593, which is an average of 36 people per day. CH [...]

29 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / PILLAY

In an outgoing interview, High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said there were early signs stated in reports prepared by her office and reports of the Commission of Inquiry that had documented that “the IS [Islamic State] jihadists are the ones who fought in Syria and committed a great deal of human rights violations and [...]

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA COI

A UN-appointed panel said that mass atrocities by Government forces and non-State armed groups continue to take place in Syria, causing immeasurable suffering to civilians and contributing to a spillover of violence affecting international peace and stability. CH UNTV

27 Aug 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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