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ISIL carrying out widespread ethnic, religious cleansing: UN rights chief

Updated : Aug 26, 2014

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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

Updated : Aug 22, 2014

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Category : World

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
Sri Lanka to conduct probe into military's alleged rights abuses

Updated : Jul 18, 2014

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Sri Lanka to conduct probe into military's alleged rights abuses

Rajapakse also announced three foreign war crimes experts had been appointed to the commission to act as advisers during the probe. #United Nations #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam #War Crimes #Mahinda Rajapakse #Navi Pillay #UN Human Rights Council #Commission of Inquiry #Tamil Rebels
New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

Updated : Jun 30, 2014

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New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

A new UN investigation into allegations of Sri Lankan war crimes will intensify international pressure on its government. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Tamil #UN #Human Rights #Tamil Tigers #Navi Pillay #Sri Lankan war crimes #UN probe #UN High Commission for Human Rights
Punish caste-based sex crime offenders: UN rights chief to India

Updated : Jun 18, 2014

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Category : India

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

Updated : Jun 17, 2014

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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

Updated : Jun 17, 2014

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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

Updated : Jun 13, 2014

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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
Ukraine: Alarming deterioration of human rights before polls, says UN

Updated : May 16, 2014

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Ukraine: Alarming deterioration of human rights before polls, says UN

The United Nations warned today of an "alarming deterioration" of human rights in eastern Ukraine #United Nations #Russia #Human Rights #Moscow #Ukraine #Navi Pillay #Kiev #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights #Donetsk #President Viktor Yanukovych #Crimea #OSCE #Lugansk
UN approves year-long inquiry into Sri Lanka war crimes

Updated : Mar 27, 2014

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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