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25 Apr 2018 description

GENEVA (25 April 2018) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People`s Republic of Korea, Tomás Ojea Quintana, has warned the States involved in any denuclearisation negotiations that avoiding the topic of human rights in North Korea could jeopardise sustainable agreements in the future.

24 Apr 2018 description

KHARTOUM (24 April 2018) – The UN Independent Expert on Sudan expressed concern about reports that the security forces were using violence, intimidation and other forms of abuse to silence women across the country.

“These abuses are made worse in the wider context of gender inequality in Sudanese society and the legal framework that institutionalizes it,” Aristide Nononsi said at the end of a 10-day visit to the country.

24 Apr 2018 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Liz Throssell
Location: Geneva
Date: 24 April 2018
Subject: (1) Yemen & (2) Nicaragua

(1) Yemen

In Yemen, at least 45 people, reportedly all civilians, have been killed by airstrikes in three separate incidents over the past four days. The dead include women and children. Many others were injured.

24 Apr 2018 description

Communiqué de presse conjoint du Rapporteur spécial pour les droits fondamentaux des déplacés internes et du HCR

Face à la multiplication des crises à travers le monde qui déplacent des millions de personnes au sein de leur propre pays, un groupe d’États, d’agences des Nations Unies et de partenaires ont renouvelé leur engagement à travailler en collaboration pour réduire et résoudre le problème des déplacements internes.

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