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UN rights office troubled by accelerated executions in US with expiring drug a factor
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Thursday, 27 April 2017
UN rights office troubled by accelerated executions in US with expiring drug a factor
The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the executions of four men in the United States state of Arkansas, which were reportedly done within the span of eight days to make use of an expiring lethal injection drug.Read Full Article ...
 
With two executions of minors looming, UN rights experts urge Iran to halt death penalty
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Thursday, 27 April 2017
With two executions of minors looming, UN rights experts urge Iran to halt death penalty
At least 90 people on death row in Iran are under the age of 18, United Nations human rights experts today said, urging authorities to abide with international...
 
FEATURE: Highlighting ‘positive impact’ of migration key to changing policies, public opinion – UN e
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Thursday, 27 April 2017
FEATURE: Highlighting ‘positive impact’ of migration key to changing policies, public opinion – UN e
Recognizing that the issue of large movements of refugees and migrants is too vast for any one country to handle on its own, the United Nations convened a meet...
 
Indigenous peoples are ‘moral compass of humanity,’ special UN General Assembly meeting told
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Monday, 24 April 2017
Indigenous peoples are ‘moral compass of humanity,’ special UN General Assembly meeting told
Endorsement of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples does not equal implementation, speakers told the UN General...
 
Conflict-related detainees in Afghanistan tortured, ill-treated in government facilities – UN
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Sunday, 23 April 2017
Conflict-related detainees in Afghanistan tortured, ill-treated in government facilities – UN
A record number of people detained by Afghan police say that have been tortured or ill-treated in the past year, according to a new United Nations report, whic...
 
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