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Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises in countries hit by COVID-19 – UN right
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Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises in countries hit by COVID-19 – UN right
As the world exhibits new bonds of solidarity in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is a matter of “humanitarian and practical urgency to lift unilateral economic sanctions immediately,” to prevent hunger crises in pandemic-hit countries, a UN human rights expert, said on Tuesday.  Read Full Article ...
 
UN human rights chief warns of women’s rights complacency
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
UN human rights chief warns of women’s rights complacency
Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has warned against complacency on women’s rights at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the ...
 
Impunity persists for alleged violations in Occupied Palestinian Territories, UN Human Rights Counci
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
Impunity persists for alleged violations in Occupied Palestinian Territories, UN Human Rights Counci
Justice is still absent for Palestinian demonstrators shot by Israeli soldiers during weekly protests in Gaza, the UN Human Rights Council heard on Wednesday.R...
 
No country should make ‘fatal’ mistake of ignoring COVID-19: Tedros
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
No country should make ‘fatal’ mistake of ignoring COVID-19: Tedros
All countries should do more to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus and none should make the “fatal” mistake of assuming that it won’t be affected,  UN ...
 
Myanmar: ‘Multidimensional and long-standing’ root causes behind rights minority abuses, says Bachel
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
Myanmar: ‘Multidimensional and long-standing’ root causes behind rights minority abuses, says Bachel
The Human Rights Council on Thursday held an interactive dialogue with UN rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, on the root causes of violations and abuses suffered...
 
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