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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
New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

Jun 30, 2014

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

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

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

Aug 25, 2014

UN rights chief: Crimes against humanity in Iraq

GENEVA (AP) -- U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says Islamic State fighters reportedly killed up to 670 prisoners in Mosul and committe... #Iraq #Mosul
Punish caste-based sex crime offenders: UN rights chief to India

Sep 10, 2014

News roundup: UNHRC boss, design award, cow attacks, Jungfraujöch

GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The new UN Human Rights Commissioner stepped into office this week: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein from Jordan, takes over from Navi Pillay, who completed six years in the job. Zeid has served in a number of high diploma... #United Nations #Jordan #United Nations Human Rights Council
Punish caste-based sex crime offenders: UN rights chief to India

Sep 10, 2014

News roundup: UNHRC boss, designer, cow attacks, Jungfraubahn

GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The new UN Human Rights Commissioner stepped into office this week: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein from Jordan, takes over from Navi Pillay, who completed six years in the job. Zeid has served in a number of high diploma... #United Nations #Jordan #United Nations Human Rights Council