human rights

UN rights office calls for investigation into video showing torture of two men in Fiji

The United Nations human rights office today expressed shock by the content of a video showing the apparent torture of two men in Fiji, and called on the Government to ensure the perpetrators are prosecuted and the victims protected.

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  • March 8, 2013
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UN denounces homosexual reference ban

A new draft law criminalizing any reference to homosexuality in the media or public domain violates Ukraine’s commitment to freedom of expression and information, the United Nations said today

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  • October 5, 2012
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Chris Faulknor

We the People

Publisher Chris Faulknor addresses unalienable rights in his weekly column

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  • July 18, 2012
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UN official warns against harassing Sri Lankan defenders

The UN’s human rights chief today warned that there must be no reprisals against Sri Lankan human rights defenders

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  • March 23, 2012
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