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Witchcraft and Human Rights
Description: Judicial systems need to prosecute witchcraft that lead to human rights violations. Experts and victims on witchcraft heard, at a UN Human Rights workshop, that the focus should be on harm caused by the practises as opposed to belief.
  22 Sep 2017   2m47s 5 44 0
Effects of Climate change on Indigenous Peoples
Description: Climate change exabitates poverty levels among indigenous peoples. Victoria Tauli Corpuz the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples, in a report is calling on States and other actors to obtain consent before undertaking mitigation and adaptation projects.
  22 Sep 2017   52s 6 40 0
Burundi - UN Commission of Inquiry appeals to ICC
Description: The Burundi United Nations Commission of Inquiry appeals to the International Criminal Court. The Commission of Inquiry on Burundi in a report says it has reasonable grounds to believe that crimes against humanity have been committed and continue to be committed in Burundi since April 2015. These crimes are taking place in a context of serious human rights violations, including extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, sexual violence, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and enforced disappearances.
  19 Sep 2017   2m34s 3 58 0
Студенты российских вузов - Борись за права человека
Description: Более 150 студентов со всей России приняли участие в Летней школе по правам человека, организованной Консорциумом девяти российских вузов в рамках Совместной программы Российской Федерации и Управления Верховного комиссара ООН по правам человека.
  13 Sep 2017   1m34s 1 22 0
Mali - Aborder les droits de l’homme auprès des groupes armés
Description: Aborder les droits de l’homme auprès des groupes armés - une tâche ardue. La Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali a établi un dialogue critique et fonctionnel avec des groupes armés, instaurant une confiance mutuelle afin de leur inculquer les valeurs et principes des droits de l’homme. L’établissement d’une paix durable demeure un défi de taille pour cette nation d’Afrique de l’Ouest.
  12 Sep 2017   6m44s 4 51 0
Russian university students - Stand up for Human Rights
Description: More than 150 students from across Russia attended a summer workshop on human rights organized by a consortium of nine Russian universities, with the support of the UN Human Rights Office in Moscow.
  11 Sep 2017   1m39s 7 96 0
Yemen: An "entirely man-made catastrophe" UN Human Rights report
Description: Human Rights violations and abuses continue unabated in Yemen, along with unrelenting violations of international humanitarian law, with civilians suffering deeply the consequences of an "entirely man-made catastrophe", a UN Human Rights report has said.
  05 Sep 2017   1m15s 8 409 0
Free & Equal - The Price of Exclusion II
Description: Free & Equal’s newest video – narrated by movie star Zachary Quinto – exposes just how much LGBT exclusion really costs. Rates of poverty, homelessness, depression and suicide have been found to be far higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people than in the general population. But it’s not just LGBT people who pay the price. We all do. Every LGBT child thrown out of home and forced to miss out on education is a loss for society. Every LGBT worker denied their rights is a lost opportunity to build a fairer and more productive economy. These losses are entirely self-inflicted. With different laws and policies in place and a different mind-set, we could and would achieve a more free and equal world – that is more prosperous too!
  11 Sep 2017   2m42s 17 154 0
Enforced Disappearances: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Description: UN High Commissisoner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein's statement on the International Day for the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. The day is marked annually on 30th August.
  28 Aug 2017   2m 10 304 0
Stand up for victims of enforced disappearance - Nassera Dutour
Description: United Nations International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, 30 August 2017. Twenty years ago Nassera Dutour’s son was only 20 when he was abducted in Algeria. Two decades on, she seeks justice for her son and speaks out about enforced disappearances.
  13 Sep 2017   3m6s 6 103 0
Stand up for victims of enforced disappearance - Somchai Neelapaijit
Description: Thirteen years ago, prominent Thai human rights defender and lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit disappeared, last seen forced into a car with a group of men in Bangkok. His family calls on the government to ratify the Convention for the Protection of All persons from Enforced Disappearance.
  13 Sep 2017   3m50s 2 137 0
Stand up for victims of enforced disappearance - Anne Blanchet
Description: United Nations International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, 30 August 2017. A call to action from Anne Blanchet, who produced the "question mark" installation for the "Jardin des disparus" in Geneva.
  13 Sep 2017   2m37s 5 87 0