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United Nations Human Rights Appeal 2017

The UN Human Rights Office today launched its most ambitious funding appeal yet, urging States and private donors to bolster the Office’s ability to work and stand up for human rights for all people, everywhere. 9 more words

World

Spain's Summary Returns to Morocco: A Case Pending Before the European Court of Human Rights

Rocío Naranjo Sandalio

The term “Hot Returns” refers to the “push-back” operations against migrants authorized by the Spanish government in Ceuta and Melilla. After many years denouncing the situation faced by migrants attempting to irregularly cross into Spain through Ceuta and Melilla, attention is now focused on the… 2,775 more words

BORDERS

More than 1,000 Rohingya feared killed in Myanmar crackdown -- Aung San Suu Kyi criticised for failure to condemn army

Reuters
February 8, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi criticised for failure to condemn army despite mounting evidence of atrocities on a huge scale 1,356 more words

More than 1,000 feared killed in Myanmar army crackdown on Muslim Rohingya -- No Rohingya men or boys are getting out of Myanmar alive

Reuters

Wed Feb 8, 2017 | 11:11am EST

A Rohingya abandoned house at U Shey Kya village, outside Maungdaw, in Rakhine state, Myanmar, October 2016. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun… 1,021 more words

Ex Tempore 2017

Great evening with the United Nations Society of Writers (UNSW) in Geneva during the 21st Ex Tempore salon.

In total, there were 17 readers among the 57 participants representing  UN, UNHCR, OHCHR, ILO, ITU, WIPO, UNDP, UNCTAD. 59 more words

Blerim Mustafa

Living Free and Equal - More translations due in 2017

The OHCHR publication “Living Free and Equal” provides an analysis of more than 200 examples of what States are doing to tackle violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and intersex people. 146 more words

LGBT

Syrian Archive catalogues war atrocities online

Two Berliners have developed a new database to catalogue and standardize video footage of atrocities in the war in Syria. The Syrian Archive was presented at the Chaos Computer Club conference in Hamburg. 898 more words

Syria