Commissioner for Human Rights (Council of Europe)

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Name: Commissioner for Human Rights (Council of Europe)
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STATEMENT BY THE UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, NAVI PILLAY, ON THE FIRST-EVER WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

Following is a statement by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on the first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons, which is commemorated on 30 July ... [Published Noodls - 25 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 3 reports

US and Europe piling pressure on Russia

"We will overcome any difficulties that may arise in certain areas of the economy, and maybe we will become more independent and more confident in our own strength," he told a news conference.GOVERNMENT FORCES ADVANCEThe Ukrainian government said on Monday ... [Published Nelson Mail - 8 hours ago]
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

UN says 14,000 have fled Crimea since joining Russia

World Bulletin/News DeskMore than 14,000 people, mostly Tatars, have fled Crimea since the peninsula voted to become part of the Russian Federation, the United Nations has reported.The UN human rights agency revealed on Monday that harassment and discrimination ... [Published World Bulletin - 35 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 2 reports

Rocket shrapnel downed MH17?

12:15 am Global sleuths indicate that data from black boxes show that the crash was caused by rocket shrapnelKiev : Black boxes recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caused ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 33 reports

UN warns downing of flight MH17 ‘may be a war crime’

KIEV – The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas. ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ukraine’s war keeps experts from plane

29 Jul 2014DONETSK — Fighting forced international experts to abandon plans, for a second day running, to get to the site in eastern Ukraine where a downed Malaysian airliner crashed to conduct their investigation, officials and pro-Russian rebels sa ... [Published The Witness - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine “extremely alarming”

GENEVA: A total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been inflicted by armed groups on the population of eastern Ukraine, according to a new report issued today by the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rig ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 9 reports

MH17: Heavy clashes prevent police and investigators reaching crash site

Heavy fighting between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russia separatists has prevented an international police force from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.The force are attempting to reach the site to secure the remaining evidence ... [Published Descrier - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll Syrian army casualties surge, raising death tollUpdated: Monday, July 28 2014 12:22 PM EDT 2014-07-28 16:22:50 GMTSyrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of ... [Published KXNet.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 10 reports

Kiev Authorities Agree on Deployment of UN Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

KIEV, July 28 (RIA Novosti) – Kiev authorities agreed on Monday to allow a short-term deployment of UN human rights monitoring team to Ukraine following rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the country amid the ongoing political crisi ... [Published RIA Novosti - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Bahamas Permanent Representative to United Nations Office in Geneva calls on UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

H. E. Rhoda M. Jackson, paid a courtesy call on Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The High Commissioner expressed appreciation for the increased presence of Caribbean representation in Geneva calling for greater participation ... [Published Noodls - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

1,129 killed in eastern Ukraine crisis: UN report

Geneva/Kiev, July 28: At least 1,129 people have been killed and 3,442 others wounded in the violent conflicts in eastern Ukraine since mid-April, the UN said on Monday.According to a report released by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pill ... [Published Oneindia - 17 hours ago]

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Speaking in Geneva, the UN’s human rights chief Gianni Magazzeni added: "NGOs have warned of a possible new wave of internally displaced persons from Crimea during the next few months as new restrictions take effect and make people’s lives there untenable.”"
"I want to take a moment to talk to you about the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel. I regret the loss of innocent life on both sides, but I fully support Israel’s right to defend its country and its citizens."
"We'll be seeking assurances that any military action doesn't compromise our humanitarian mission" Bishop told a news conference
"The Ukrainian authorities think they can use any means in order to defend their territorial integrity and sovereignty" Lavrov said

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STATEMENT BY THE UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN... [Published Noodls - 25 mins ago]
UN says 14,000 have fled Crimea since joining R... [Published World Bulletin - 35 mins ago]
Kiev battles for funds as war hits revenue [Published BDlive - 1 hour ago]
Shooting down of MH17 may amount to a war crime... [Published ABC Online - 2 hours ago]
UN warns downing of flight MH17 ‘may be a war c... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - 2 hours ago]
MH17 investigators ‘sick and tired of being del... [Published Fox 2 Now - 2 hours ago]
Israel’s war on Gaza [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
Rocket shrapnel downed MH17? [Published The Freepress Journal - 3 hours ago]
EU to impose new Russia sanctions as fighting b... [Published GMA News Online - 3 hours ago]
What are your elected officials saying about th... [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - 4 hours ago]
News Wrap: Violence prevents access to MH17 wre... [Published PBS - 5 hours ago]
Ukraine troops nearing MH-17 crash site; UN ope... [Published Waterloo Region Record - 5 hours ago]
Ukraine retakes 3 towns near crash; U.N. says d... [Published Chicago Tribune - 5 hours ago]
No religious freedom in North Korea: US State D... [Published Korea Times - 6 hours ago]
Erratic Putin accused as film shows rockets tha... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
Plane downing `war crime' [Published Hong Kong Standard - 6 hours ago]
Ukraine’s war keeps experts from plane [Published The Witness - 6 hours ago]
Black boxes ‘show rocket shrapnel caused MH17 c... [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - 6 hours ago]
UN: First-ever World Day against Trafficking in... [Published Scoop NZ - World - 7 hours ago]
How morally clean are UK, US politicians demand... [Published LankaWeb - 8 hours ago]
US and Europe piling pressure on Russia [Published Nelson Mail - 8 hours ago]
Ukraine official: Black box shows missile shrap... [Published Arizona Daily Star - 8 hours ago]
Downing of MH17 may amount to war crime: UN [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 8 hours ago]
UN: downing of MH17 'may amount to a war crime' [Published NHK - 8 hours ago]
Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine “extremely ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - 9 hours ago]
MH17 downing may be war crime: UN [Published Saudi Gazette - 9 hours ago]
Rocket caused MH17 crash: Report [Published The Gulf Today - 9 hours ago]
What is your U.S. representative saying about t... [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - 10 hours ago]
Downing of MH17 ?may be war crime? [Published The Statesman - 10 hours ago]
Rebels claim Kiev now controls part of MH17 site [Published Citizen.co.za - 10 hours ago]
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UN: First-ever World Day against Trafficking in... [Published Scoop NZ - World - 7 hours ago]
Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on the first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons, 30 July 2014 ...
Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine “extremely ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - 9 hours ago]
GENEVA: A total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been inflicted by armed groups on the population of eastern Ukraine, according to a new report issued today by the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rig ...
World: Statement by the UN High Commissioner fo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human RightsCountry: World 28 July 2014 The trade in and exploitation of human beings through trafficking is one of the gravest violations of human dignity that exist. The purposes of trafficking in persons ...
What We Are Reading…July 28, 2014 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 13 hours ago]
Downing of MH17 jet in Ukraine ‘may be war crime’ – UN BBC News “This violation of international law, given the prevailing circumstances, may amount to a war crime,” Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said of the downing of ...
U.N. rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime [Published Air Force Times - News - 15 hours ago]
The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday. ...
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