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Two years marked at FCCT in Bangkok

To mark two years since the enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone, a press conference was held at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Thailand on December 11th. 63 more words


Lao govt condemned for failure to investigate disappearance of prominent Lao civil society worker

Prachathai: 12 December 2014

Thaweeporn Kummetha

Two years after the abduction of the prominent, internationally acclaimed Lao development worker Sombath Somphone by Lao state agents, the Lao government has done very little to find the truth, experts say. 812 more words

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Marking international observance, UN declares ‘Every day is Human Rights Day’

The universal reach of human rights should not be restricted to one day alone but extended to every day of the year, top United Nations officials declared yesterday as they marked Human Rights Day – an annual UN-backed event commemorating the date on which the General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 498 more words


Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine

(15/11/2014). This is the seventh report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Ukraine, based on the work of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU). 19 more words


[From the web] Human rights 365 -OHCHR

Human rights 365

On 10 December every year, Human Rights Day commemorates the date on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaiming its principles as the “common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.” 448 more words

Human Rights

How low will the UN and the TNA stoop?

One arrested for collecting signatures on blank UN war crimes complaint forms LTTE trained civilian arrested with six signed forms, brought to Colombo:

Posted on October 27th, 2014… 412 more words