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Lack of cooperation prompts UN to close Angola human rights office
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Lack of cooperation prompts UN to close Angola human rights office
The United Nations announced today that it will close its human rights office in Angola, after authorities in the southern African nation decided not to sign an agreement that would have formally established the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the country.Read Full Article ...
 
Mexican investigative reporter scoops UN press freedom prize
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Mexican investigative reporter scoops UN press freedom prize
A Mexican reporter who has been a target of death threats, sabotage and police harassment because of her work uncovering prostitution and child pornography net...
 
Sri Lankan suicide attack condemned by UN human rights chief
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Sri Lankan suicide attack condemned by UN human rights chief
The United Nations' top human rights official has deplored the suicide bombing last weekend at the start of a marathon in Sri Lanka that claimed the lives of a...
 
UN experts urge full access for independent observers, media in Tibet
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UN experts urge full access for independent observers, media in Tibet
Concerned about reports of mass arrests in Tibet Autonomous Region and surrounding areas in China, a group of United Nations human rights experts have called f...
 
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The United Nations has a "moral duty" to act on the lessons of Rwanda and bolster efforts to prevent another genocide, Ban Ki-moon said in a message marking th...
 
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