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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

OHCHR

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

Report

Possible crimes against humanity in Sudan

The United Nations calls for a thorough investigation into violations of international law committed in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state in June which it said could, “if substantiated, amount to crimes against humanity or war crimes.” 622 more words

International Criminal Justice

[From the web] OHCHR welcomes arrest of Palparan

OHCHR welcomes arrest of Palparan

BANGKOK (13 August 2014) – We welcome the arrest by the Filipino Army of former maj. general Jovito Palparan, which represents an important step towards addressing impunity for serious human rights abuses in the Philippines. 284 more words

Human Rights

[Around the world] Painting human rights -OHCHR

Painting human rights

Oz Montania was just 12 years old when he started using aerosols to draw and paint. Now, one of Paraguay’s best known street artists, Montania says he is driven to paint in the streets by events around him. 374 more words

Human Rights

{research} Human Rights Indicators

I’m obsessed with media development indicators AND thinking of a rights-based approach to media and comm tech.

That’s why I’m thrilled that the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights… 92 more words

Research