Special Rapporteur

Type: Organization
Name: Special Rapporteur
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

A meeting at the United Nations

Although China would clearly like to see the issue of Tibet dropped from attention internationally activists will not allow the plight of Tibet to be forgotten. Phayul.com reported on Sept. 19, 2014 that Tibet was raised at the 27th session of United ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

New UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine Launches First Mission

(MENAFN - QNA) The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, will ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rouhani’s human rights violations continue

While Iranian President Rouhani pledged to usher in a new era of human rights for Iranians, the person held out as a “moderate” has presided over a regime that continues to engage in massive repression.As nuclear negotiations continue, so does the systematic ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

occupied Palestinian territory: New UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine launches first official mission

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Egypt, Jordan, occupied Palestinian territory GENEVA (18 September 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE ROLE OF PREVENTION IN THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE ROLE OF PREVENTION IN THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS 18 September 2014The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held a panel discussion on the role of prevention in the promotion and ... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Holy See calls for defense of Indigenous Peoples

(Vatican Radio) The Holy See Delegation at the United Nations offices in Geneva on Wednesday said every attempt to marginalize indigenous peoples must be eliminated. Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN and ... [Published News.va - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Valeria Krasouskaya: Pourgourides's report puts everything in its place

11:06, — PoliticsTributes to the memory of the disappeared Belarusians were paid in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on September 16.The event gathered about 200 15-year-old teens. Valeria Krasouskaya , a daughter of kidnapped Anatol Krasouski , answered ... [Published Charter 97 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Human Rights Watch: Belarus must release all political prisoners

10:09, — PoliticsThe international human rights organisation has addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).The Human Rights Watch has made offers relating Belarus in the framework of the regular evaluation, obligatory for all countries, ... [Published Charter 97 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Iran’s Human Rights Lectures

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has recently been lecturing the United States and the West on human rights, particularly through Twitter. Recently, the Ayatollah tweeted “Based on global statistics, US gvt is the biggest violator of #HumanRights,” ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Voices of indigenous peoples must be heard, UN expert says

18 Sep 2014Listen /Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. UN Photo/JC McIlwaineThe voices of indigenous peoples must be heard and they must be consulted on issues that affect them, including rights to land and resources.The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Oman proves that it is committed to reform

By inviting the UN rapporteur, the sultanate has signalled that it’s listening to grievances of citizens Oman’s invitation to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Peaceful Assembly and Association in order to assess the situation in the country ... [Published Gulf News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

TIME FOR OMAN TO BUILD ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND FULLY EMBRACE HUMAN RIGHTS – UN EXPERT

TIME FOR OMAN TO BUILD ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND FULLY EMBRACE HUMAN RIGHTS - UN EXPERT "Just as Oman has successfully modernized and is a strong state, it can and should embrace further openness," United Nations human rights expert Maina Kiai said* ... [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]

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"The EU also calls on the Government to fully co-operate with the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea as well as to implement the recommendations made by the UN Human Rights Council during the Universal Periodic Review of the State of Eritrea in 2014" the note said
...Contrary to the widespread popular claim, as Mrs Gul explains: "There are not more headscarves than before; the headscarf-clad women have begun to be more active and as a result of this, more visible in social life."
"Prevention of human rights violations is a matter of sound policy as well as of moral conscience" , said UN Deputy High CommissionerCommissioner for Human RightsHuman Rights Flavia Pansieri, when she opened a panel discussion at the UN Human Rights...
...the current political situation, freedom of the press, Rohingya and any other pet media subject an issue when considering investment," he said. "If they did, it wouldn't just be Myanmar that would face problems."

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‘Comfort women’ abuses were crimes against huma... [Published Korea Herald - 16 hours ago]
EU Voices Concerns Over Human Rights Situation ... [Published Asmarino Independent - Sep 20 2014]
A meeting at the United Nations [Published Examiner.com - Sep 20 2014]
Will Governments Keep Their Promises on the Hu... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 20 2014]
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controv... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 20 2014]
Detention of French Journalists in West Papua R... [Published Jakarta Globe - Sep 20 2014]
UN panel focused on role of prevention [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
COUNCIL ADOPTS OUTCOMES OF UNIVERSAL PERIODIC R... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Sep 19 2014]
New UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine Launches... [Published MENAFN - Sep 19 2014]
Are Myanmar's reforms backsliding? [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 19 2014]
EU strongly urges Eritrea Government to release... [Published New Europe - Sep 19 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: New UN Special ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
Police Brutality in Vietnam [Published Asia Sentinel - Sep 19 2014]
Special Rapporteur on Palestine First Official ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 19 2014]
World: The Climate Change Summit: Why Humanitar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
The Climate Change Summit: Why Humanitarians Sh... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 18 2014]
Rouhani’s human rights violations continue [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 18 2014]
Switzerland mulls offering protection to Edward... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 18 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON ... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Sep 18 2014]
Calendar of Events, Friday, Sept. 19 - Thursday... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Sep 18 2014]
Holy See calls for defense of Indigenous Peoples [Published News.va - Sep 18 2014]
Human Rights Watch: Belarus must release all po... [Published Charter 97 - Sep 18 2014]
Valeria Krasouskaya: Pourgourides's report puts... [Published Charter 97 - Sep 18 2014]
Torture Chambers of the Mind [Published Middle East Online - Sep 18 2014]
Iran’s Human Rights Lectures [Published Frontpagemag.com - Sep 18 2014]
Voices of indigenous peoples must be heard, UN ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Sep 18 2014]
HC seeks suggestions to improve Alang workers’ ... [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
Oman proves that it is committed to reform [Published Gulf News - Sep 17 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION AND... [Published United Nations Office at Geneva - Sep 17 2014]
High Level United Nations Conference Focuses on... [Published Cultural Survival - Sep 17 2014]
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occupied Palestinian territory: New UN Special ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Egypt, Jordan, occupied Palestinian territory GENEVA (18 September 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, ...
Special Rapporteur on Palestine First Official ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 19 2014]
GENEVA (18 September 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, will undertake his first official visit to the region from 20 to 28 Septembe ...
World: The Climate Change Summit: Why Humanitar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Source: Brookings InstitutionCountry: World Next week’s Climate Change summit in New York is intended to galvanize momentum from world leaders by focusing on tangible climate actions which can be taken now in advance of the 2015 Climate Change Conference ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Human Rights Council hold... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 16 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Syrian Arab Republic MORNING/MIDDAY 16 September 2014 Concludes General Debate on Thematic Reports and on the Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights The Human Rights Council today held an interactive dialogue ...
National: New Amnesty International report, “Ou... [Published SIPAZ Blog - Sep 16 2014]
On 4 September, Amnesty International published a new report, “Out of Control: Torture and Other Abuses in Mexico.”  The organization affirms that “torture and other abuses are out of control in Mexico.  In 2013, the number of denunciations (1505) ...
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