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UN Human Rights 1h
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Andrew Gilmour 21h
More than any other violation, rape is the one where the victims themselves are most often blamed. Given totally undeserved shame attached to it, it’s also massively underreported in most conflict zones.
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UN Human Rights 3h
The right to a fair trial is part of the architecture of . "I know how it feels to be unjustly detained, and to not know how or when it will end. All detainees are vulnerable to human rights violations" – UN Human Rights Chief . 👉
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UN Special Procedures 11h
: The rejection by the Supreme Court of a final appeal by two jailed journalists is a grave injustice, and represents a dark day for media freedoms and democracy in the country – UN experts. 👉
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UN Human Rights Apr 24
Refugees & asylum seekers who’ve undergone torture, are particularly vulnerable to chronic trauma as they face additional abuse during their flight to safety. Discover how a psychologist is empowering survivors through rights-based mental healthcare:
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UN Human Rights Apr 24
UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will meet in Geneva from 23 April to 10 May to review Andorra, Guatemala, Hungary, Lithuania, and Zambia. Learn more:
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UN Human Rights Apr 24
🇸🇦 : strongly condemns shocking mass executions of 37 men, despite grave concerns raised about these cases by the human rights system. At least 3 were minors when sentenced & one of the men’s bodies was put on public display. ℹ️
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UN Human Rights Apr 24
UN Human Rights Chief announces plans to launch new project to help companies incorporate established international principles into workable company practices. ℹ️
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UN Human Rights Apr 24
All resource use has consequences. Mining companies should exercise due diligence throughout their operations to proactively manage all adverse human rights impacts – UN Human Rights Chief at forum. 👉
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Michelle Bachelet Apr 23
No se debe permitir que los que intentan fomentar el odio entre comunidades y religiones tengan éxito. Estamos hoy de duelo, y somos solidarios con el pueblo de Sri Lanka mientras entierra a los que murieron en los abominables ataques del domingo contra iglesias y hoteles.
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UN Human Rights Apr 23
We stand with all the people of today in mourning & solidarity as they bury those who died in Sunday’s abhorrent attacks on churches and hotels. Those trying to foment hate between communities and religions must not be allowed to succeed.
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UN Human Rights Apr 22
We work with to promote peace, justice and accountability in . The head of human rights Danielle Bell explains...
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UN Human Rights Apr 21
. has donated $3.4M to support our Office’s work.  
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António Guterres Apr 21
I condemn the heinous terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a sacred day for Christians. The UN stands in solidarity with Sri Lanka as the global community fights hatred and violent extremism together. Holy sites must be respected.
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UN Human Rights Apr 18
Ever thought that some of the discourse on is overly polarized, bordering on the bizarre? Listen to this podcast where comedians reflect on their own migration experiences. w/ & Uma Kondabolu
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UNHumanRightsUkraine Apr 18
5 years of armed conflict in eastern killed at least 3,327 civilians, incl. 298 on board of MH17 flight, and injured more than 7,000. Civilian casualty numbers decreased in 2018-2019, but active conflict still claims lives. Conflict must stop. Civilians are .
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UN Human Rights Apr 18
UN Human Rights Chief expresses alarm about ’s High Criminal Court decision sentencing 139 men to between 3 years and life in prison, and revoking the nationalities of all but one. ℹ️
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UN Human Rights Apr 17
. has donated $726K to support our Office’s work.  
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UN Human Rights Apr 17
UN finds ’ refusal to include stateless migrants in a child welfare program constituted, in light of the family’s vulnerability, a failure to adequately ensure the child's physical & psychological wellbeing, as required by . ℹ️
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UN Special Procedures Apr 17
UN expert on calls for coordinated global consultation to simultaneously protect & empower children online 👩‍💻💻👨‍💻🖥️ Learn more:
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