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OHCHR to Issue Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders (22 Oct-Brussels; 23 Oct-New York)

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

Migrants

[Resources] Web resource gathers human rights education commitments of States in one place -OHCHR

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

Human Rights

Bahrain rights activist to stand trial from October 1

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

Law

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

UN

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

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