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22 Aug 2017 description
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Justice essential to help Iraqi victims of ISIL’s sexual violence rebuild lives – UN report

GENEVA (22 August 2017) - The Iraqi Government needs to ensure that the thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other forms of sexual violence by ISIL fighters receive care, protection and justice, and that children born as a result of such violence do not face a life of discrimination and abuse, a UN report published today says.

15 Aug 2017 description

Dans le cadre de son mandat, le Bureau Conjoint des Nations Unies aux Droits de l’Homme (BCNUDH) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) assure une surveillance étroite de la situation des droits de l’homme et procède à des analyses des tendances relatives à cette situation dans le pays.

15 Aug 2017 description

GENEVA (15 August 2017) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday commended the peaceful voting in the recent presidential election in Kenya but urged Kenya’s political leaders “to take the responsible path and exercise their leadership to avoid violence.”

11 Aug 2017 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani

Location: Geneva

Date: 11 August 2017

Subject: Gaza

We are deeply concerned about the steady deterioration in the humanitarian conditions and the protection of human rights in Gaza.

08 Aug 2017 description

GINEBRA (8 de agosto de 2017) – Las entrevistas realizadas a distancia por un equipo de expertos en derechos humanos de las Naciones Unidas sugieren que en Venezuela ha habido un uso generalizado y sistemático de fuerza excesiva y detenciones arbitrarias contra los manifestantes. Las conclusiones del equipo indican la existencia de un patrón de otras violaciones de derechos humanos, que abarcan allanamientos violentos de viviendas, torturas y malos tratos a las personas detenidas en relación con las protestas.

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