The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights next week will launch Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders. The Guidelines will be released and discussed at events in Brussels on 22 October 2014 and New York on 23 October. 274 more words
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Web resource gathers human rights education commitments of States in one place
The UN Human Rights Office launches a new resource, making available all the human rights education provisions of treaties and other instruments in one place. 285 more words
A prominent Bahraini human rights activist will stand trial from October 1 on charges of assaulting a police officer, her lawyer says.
Maryam al-Khawaja, who is the daughter of a jailed top Shia opposition figure, would remain in the Al Khalifa regime’s custody until her trial date, Mohammed al-Jishi told AFP on Tuesday. 195 more words
ZEID RA'AD AL HUSSEIN, NEW UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, ADDRESSES OPENING OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL’S 27TH SESSION
ZEID RA’AD AL HUSSEIN, NEW UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, ADDRESSES OPENING OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL’S 27TH SESSION
8 September 2014
“Twenty years ago, I was exposed to a cruel, pointless, war. 4,819 more words
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff*
UN Special Rapporteur on transitional justice Pablo de Greiff Friday warned that “despite clear international obligations, only a fraction of perpetrators of massive violations are ever investigated and prosecuted”. 275 more words
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein delivers his first speech as High Commissioner for Human Rights at the opening of the Human Rights Council’s 27th session.