Special Rapporteur

Type: Organization
Name: Special Rapporteur
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Myanmar: Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar, Yangon International Airport, Myanmar, 26 July 2014

Source: UN Information CentresCountry: Myanmar Introduction: Good evening and thank you all for coming today. I have just concluded my first official ten- day mission as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. The objective ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

When BBC Calls, Don’t Answer..

Countercurrents.orgThat is, don’t answer, if you are a certified critic of Israeli policies and practices.The siren lure of big time media is partly a romancing of the ego, partly a rare moment to intrude a moment or two of truthfulness into the endless ... [Published Counter Currents - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

World: For World Day Against Trafficking in person Wednesday 30 July 2014

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: World “Human Trafficking: take action, break the chain” – UN rights expert GENEVA (25 July 2014) – Marking the first-ever World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UN Special Rapporteur on human trafficking, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Un Rights Envoy Visits Troubled Spots in Myanmar

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by Radio Free Asia:The new U.N. human rights envoy to Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Wednesday visited Mandalay city, the latest flashpoint in the country's deadly communal violence, on the sixth day of ... [Published HighBeam Research - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq: Impact of conflict on minorities “devastating” - UN experts

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Iraq GENEVA (25 July 2014) - Two UN human rights experts stated on Friday that ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq are bearing the brunt of the conflict that is once again engulfing the country. If protection ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

UN Human Rights: Gaza / Occupied Palestinian Territory

Statement of the Coordination Committee of the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967(*) ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar: UN rapporteur meets peace-keepers in Mandalay

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By NAW NOREEN The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights to Burma, Yanghee Lee, was presented with findings from an inquiry into Mandalay’s communal violence, as she visited the city on Wednesday. In ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

UN rapporteur meets peace-keepers in Mandalay

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights to Burma, Yanghee Lee, was presented with findings from an inquiry into Mandalay’s communal violence, as she visited the city on Wednesday. In the morning, Lee visited the site of the unrest that shook the ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

UN Rights Envoy Visits Troubled Spots in Myanmar

The new U.N. human rights envoy to Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Wednesday visited Mandalay city, the latest flashpoint in the country’s deadly communal violence, on the sixth day of her 10-day fact-finding visit, officials said.Lee,  a South Korean who took ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: A forgotten tragedy – UN experts call for a stronger response to internal displacement in Nigeria

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Nigeria GENEVA (23 July 2014) – Two United Nations human rights experts today called on the Government of Nigeria and the international community for a swift and stronger response to the plight of some 3.3 million ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

UN rights expert praises Cambodia’s political agreement, urges promised reforms

Surya Prasad Subedi, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Cambodia22 July 2014 – The United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Cambodia today welcomed the agreement reached between the two main political parties in the ... [Published Khmerization - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

UN expert on religious freedom visiting Viet Nam

(CPV) - United Nations Special Rapporteur Heiner Bielefeldt, is visiting Viet Nam from 21 st to 31 st July 2014 to assess the situation in the country regarding the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of religion or belief.“I look forward ... [Published Dang Cong San - Jul 23 2014]

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...She said that recurring inter-communal violence revealed "deep divisions and a growing polarization between Muslim and Buddhist communities" . LACK OF HEALTH PROVISION Lee described a lack of health clinics and adequate access to health services, which she said was worrisome in the wake of...
U S -based Human Rights Watch called on the Australian government of Prime Minister Tony Abbott to press the Vietnamese government to make "concrete and measurable improvements in its abysmal human rights record."
...Though circumstances were still unclear at the time of his statement, Ban said he "strongly condemn[ed] this act” by Israeli forces."
...He added: "The people of Gaza have endured the unendurable, and suffered what is insufferable, for six years. Israel's collective punishment of the civilian population in Gaza must end today."

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Source: UN Information CentresCountry: Myanmar Introduction: Good evening and thank you all for coming today. I have just concluded my first official ten- day mission as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. The objective ...
Time for U.S. to Leave UN Human Rights Council [Published Breitbart Feed - 21 hours ago]
The UN Human Rights Council held a special session in Geneva on July 23, 2014 to declare effectively that Israelis do not have human rights. The session ended with a resolution that launched an "investigation" into what the Council decided in advance ...
World: For World Day Against Trafficking in per... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: World “Human Trafficking: take action, break the chain” – UN rights expert GENEVA (25 July 2014) – Marking the first-ever World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UN Special Rapporteur on human trafficking, ...
Iraq: Impact of conflict on minorities “devasta... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Iraq GENEVA (25 July 2014) - Two UN human rights experts stated on Friday that ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq are bearing the brunt of the conflict that is once again engulfing the country. If protection ...
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