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Mongolia: Paradigm Shift Towards Rehabilitative Approach Needed For Effective Torture Prevention, UN Experts Find

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 9:29 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Mongolia needs to shift away from the existing punitive approach across all places of deprivation of liberty and to ensure its independent torture monitoring body plays an effective role in torture prevention, UN experts said after their second visit ... More >>

Honduras: Militarisation Of Prisons And Detention Conditions Raise Concerns, UN Torture Prevention Body Says

Friday, 26 April 2024, 6:01 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Honduras ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT) in 2006; the SPT visited the country first in 2009 and again in 2012. More >>

Tanzania’s Lack Of Investigation & Action Equivalent To Condoning Ritual Killings & Mutilations Of People With Albinism

Thursday, 25 April 2024, 11:03 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) expressed deep regret today for Tanzania’s unwillingness to follow up on three petitions filed to the Committee concerning the mutilation of people with albinism and the lack of ... More >>

Sudan: UN Committee Urges End To Ethnic Violence And Hate Speech, Calls For Immediate Ceasefire

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 7:52 pm | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (16 April 2024) – Alarmed by the increase of ethnic violence in Sudan since the outbreak of hostilities on 15 April 2023 between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial ... More >>

UN: Findings On Chile, Guyana, Indonesia, Namibia, Serbia, Somalia & United Kingdom Of Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Friday, 29 March 2024, 5:48 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (28 March 2024) - The UN Human Rights Committee today issued its findings on Chile, Guyana, Indonesia, Namibia, Serbia, Somalia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland after examining the seven States parties in its latest ... More >>

UN CRPD Publishes Findings On Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Kazakhstan, Nicaragua, Sweden. Zambia

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 5:22 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (27 March 2024) - The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) today issued its findings on Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Kazakhstan, Nicaragua, Sweden and Zambia, after reviewing the seven States parties during its ... More >>

Gaza: Halt The War Now To Save Children From Dying Of Imminent Famine, UN Committee Warns

Friday, 22 March 2024, 5:11 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

The Committee has repeatedly urged for a ceasefire in Gaza. Since our statement issued in February, the situation has deteriorated significantly. More >>

Gabon: Little Progress In Addressing Overcrowding And Deplorable Detention Conditions, Say UN Experts

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 6:50 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (19 March 2024) - The UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has concluded its second visit to Gabon and expressed its deep concern over the lack of measures to address prison overcrowding and impunity for perpetrators of torture ... More >>

Sudan Conflict: 24 Million Children Exposed To A Year Of Brutality And Rights Violations, UN Committee Says

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 6:22 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

The Committee urges Sudan to immediately take all urgent and necessary measures to end these severe violations and fulfill its commitments under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. More >>

Philippines In Dire Need Of National Torture Prevention Body, Say UN Experts

Friday, 15 December 2023, 9:34 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

MANILA/GENEVA (14 December 2023) - The UN torture prevention experts today concluded their second visit to the Philippines by calling for the urgent designation of a national torture prevention body. “The State Party should fast-track the adoption ... More >>

UN Child Rights Committee Condemns Killing Of Children In Gaza Strip

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 9:15 am | United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (1 November 2023) – Grave human rights violations against children are mounting by the minute in the Gaza Strip, and there are no winners in a war where thousands of children are killed. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child issued ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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