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ISIL carrying out widespread ethnic, religious cleansing UN rights chief

Aug 26, 2014

ISIL carrying out widespread ethnic, religious cleansing UN rights chief

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Monday a ruthless campaign of "ethnic and religious cleansing" by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq amounted to a crime against humanity. #World #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #Navi Pillay
We failed to prevent Iraq, Syria violence UN rights chief flays Security Council

Aug 22, 2014

We failed to prevent Iraq, Syria violence UN rights chief flays Security Council

In her last address to the Security Council, the UN human rights chief sharply criticized the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put national interests ahead of stopping mass atrocities. #United Nations #Syria #UN Security Council #Navi Pillay #Iraq Violence #Iraq crisis #UN Human Rights body
Punish caste-based sex crime offenders UN rights chief to India

Jun 18, 2014

Punish caste-based sex crime offenders UN rights chief to India

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay on Wednesday urged India to ensure that perpetrators of caste-based sexual attacks do not escape justice. #India #NewsTracker #UN #Human Rights #Geneva #Navi Pillay #UN Human Rights Chief #rapes #Badaun #Badaun gang-rape
Jordanian envoy first Muslim to be elected UN human rights chief

Jun 17, 2014

Jordanian envoy first Muslim to be elected UN human rights chief

Prince Zeid al Hussein of Jordan, a veteran diplomat and campaigner for international justice, will become the first UN human rights chief from the Muslim world. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #General Assembly #Navi Pillay #Jordan #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights #UNGA #Jordanian envoy #Prince Zeid al Hussein
UN human rights chief condemns cold-blooded Iraq executions by ISIL

Jun 17, 2014

UN human rights chief condemns cold-blooded Iraq executions by ISIL

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday condemned a series of "cold-blooded" killings of Iraqi soldiers and religious leaders by Sunni militants. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Iraq #Baghdad: #Insurgency #Militancy #Navi Pillay #Tikrit #Kirkuk #Mosul #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #Human rights. UN human rights chief #Iraq executions
Iraq UN warns of war crimes as insurgents move towards Baghdad

Jun 13, 2014

Iraq UN warns of war crimes as insurgents move towards Baghdad

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned of "murder of all kinds" and other war crimes in the fast-deteriorating Iraqi war zone. #NewsTracker #UN #Iraq #Navi Pillay #Iraq insurgency
UN approves year-long inquiry into Sri Lanka war crimes

Mar 27, 2014

UN approves year-long inquiry into Sri Lanka war crimes

Members of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council approved the US-sponsored resolution by a vote of 23 to 12, with 12 abstentions, with India being one of the abstainees #US #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #War Crimes #Navi Pillay #UNHRC #International Criminal Investigation