Commissioner for Human Rights (Council of Europe)

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Name: Commissioner for Human Rights (Council of Europe)
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Syrian army forces score major gains

Syrian army forces have continued carrying out military operations against the foreign-backed militants across the country, inflicting major losses and casualties on the terrorists. On Saturday, Syrian troops launched an operation in the north of the ... [Published Press tv - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

UK urged to avoid Syria military action

A former MI6 intelligence director has called on the British government to stay clear of direct military action in Syria. Nigel Inkster cautioned the British government that getting embroiled in direct military action in Syria could antagonize President ... [Published Press tv - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

US Notes The Failure To Act On Sri Lanka

By Easwaran RutnamThe United States (US) says that had the international community responded earlier and more appropriately to situations in some countries, including Sri Lanka, lives could have been saved.In a statement last week during the ongoing UN ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Inviting New HR High Commissioner A Step In Right Direction – Rauff Hakeem

With developments taking place with the investigations on the war by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the stand to be taken by the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the Witness ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Witness, Sri Lanka, Crime
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Syria slams backers of ISIL terrorists

Syria’s ambassador to the UN has slammed supporters of the ISIL Takfiri group, saying Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar are the main supporters of terrorism in the region. Bashar al-Ja’afari also said during a UN Security Council meeting on Friday that any ... [Published Press tv - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

2 Killed, 3 Injured in Gaza by Unexploded Israeli Bomb

(MaanImages)Ma'an correspondence in Gaza said that a huge explosion was heard in Shuja'eyya and that ambulances immediately rushed to the area.Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson for the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, said that two Palestinians were ... [Published International Middle East Media Center - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Bomb, Palestinian, Ordnance
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Egypt: Bring “Mediterranean mass murderers” to justice – UN Human Rights Chief

Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human RightsCountry: Egypt, occupied Palestinian territory, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic GENEVA (19 September 2014) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday urged Egypt and other ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

UNSC’s response to terrorism must respect international human rights norms

Your Excellency ,On the eve of the Summit on Counter-terrorism hosted by the United States of America under its Presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC), FIDH calls upon members of the UNSC to guarantee that its response to the scourge of terrorism ... [Published Fidh - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: First Regional Forum On Business and Human Rights in Africa Held in Addis

The African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights, convened by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights with the support of the African Union, The UN Economic Commission for Africa and the Office of the UN High Commissioner ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain Releases Prominent Human Rights Activist

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bahraini regime has released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja from detention as she awaits trial, amid international criticism of her treatment, media reports said.An official with Bahrain's ministry of interior said a travel ban ... [Published Fars News Agency - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

State Officials Answerable to Preventable Child Mortality

GENEVA (18 September 2014) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said Thursday that the State has a moral and legal responsibility to take measures to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, preventable mortality and morbidity ... ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Bahrain female activist to stand trial

A prominent Bahraini human rights activist will stand trial from October 1 on charges of assaulting a police officer, her lawyer says. Maryam al-Khawaja, who is the daughter of a jailed top Shia opposition figure, would remain in the Al Khalifa regime’s ... [Published Press tv - Sep 16 2014]

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Maltese police investigating last weekend’s mas... [Published Malta Independent Daily - 1 hour ago]
Syrian army forces score major gains [Published Press tv - 2 hours ago]
66,000 Syrians flee into Turkey [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
Syria crisis: 66,000 'flee Islamic State' into ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 5 hours ago]
UK urged to avoid Syria military action [Published Press tv - 6 hours ago]
FDI inflows increased during President Mahinda ... [Published Sunday Observer - 7 hours ago]
Human traffickers ram refugees’ boat 500 dead [Published Sunday Observer - 7 hours ago]
US Notes The Failure To Act On Sri Lanka [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - 9 hours ago]
Inviting New HR High Commissioner A Step In Ri... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - 10 hours ago]
AMANDA - Crimean Tatars -- persecuted and harassed [Published Zaman - 14 hours ago]
Israeli navy shoots 70-year-old Palestinian fis... [Published Mondoweiss - 16 hours ago]
300 Kurds enter Syria to fight ISIL [Published Press tv - 18 hours ago]
A meeting at the United Nations [Published Examiner.com - 18 hours ago]
LAWASIA Echoes Concern Over Use of the Sedition... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Sep 20 2014]
Syria slams backers of ISIL terrorists [Published Press tv - Sep 20 2014]
Egypt: Bring “Mediterranean mass murderers” to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 20 2014]
Is Lauretta Lamptey Qualified to be CHRAJ Commi... [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 20 2014]
Syria’s Takfiris kill Lebanese soldier [Published Press tv - Sep 19 2014]
Protecting children’s rights in the digital age [Published WAM.ae - Sep 19 2014]
Bring migrant boat "Mediterranean mass murderer... [Published WAM.ae - Sep 19 2014]
ISIL proceeds near Syria-Turkey border [Published Press tv - Sep 19 2014]
UN Official Fears Act of 'Mass Murder in the Me... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 19 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADOPTS OUTCOMES OF UNIVERS... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Sep 19 2014]
2 Killed, 3 Injured in Gaza by Unexploded Israe... [Published International Middle East Media Center - Sep 19 2014]
UNSC’s response to terrorism must respect inter... [Published Fidh - Sep 19 2014]
UN panel focused on role of prevention [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
Press release: Foreign Office Minister for Huma... [Published Government UK - Sep 19 2014]
Shourky to attend UN meetings on nuclear weapon... [Published Daily Star Egypt - Sep 19 2014]
Two killed by unexploded Israeli bombs in Gaza [Published Haaretz - Sep 19 2014]
NDC Cadres Join Debate Calling For CHRAJ Commis... [Published Peace FM - Sep 19 2014]
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Israeli navy shoots 70-year-old Palestinian fis... [Published Mondoweiss - 16 hours ago]
Gaza Israeli forces shoot, injure Gaza fisherman [on shore!] GAZA CITY (Ma‘an) 18 Sept — Israeli naval forces opened fire off the coast of northern Gaza late Wednesday, injuring a Palestinian fisherman on a beach, locals said. Yousef Zayif, 70, ...
LAWASIA Echoes Concern Over Use of the Sedition... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Sep 20 2014]
LAWASIA, the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific, has noted the considerable concern expressed by its member organisation, the Bar Council Malaysia, in reaction to the many recent instances of use of the Sedition Act 1948 in Malaysia, including against ...
Egypt: Bring “Mediterranean mass murderers” to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 20 2014]
Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human RightsCountry: Egypt, occupied Palestinian territory, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic GENEVA (19 September 2014) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday urged Egypt and other ...
Bring “Mediterranean mass murderers” to justice... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Sep 19 2014]
GENEVA, Switzerland, September 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Friday urged Egypt and other North African and European...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
State Officials Answerable to Preventable Child... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 19 2014]
GENEVA (18 September 2014) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said Thursday that the State has a moral and legal responsibility to take measures to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, preventable mortality and morbidity ... ...
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