UN Human Rights Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani on the Treatment of Migrants in Tunisia

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UN Human Rights Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani on the Treatment of Migrants in Tunisia

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

The UN Human Rights Office on Friday highlighted the worrying situation of migrants in Tunisia and the increase in racist language.

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UN Geneva Press Briefing - 17 May 2024

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UN Human Rights office concerns on Russian attacks in Kharkiv region of Ukraine

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Gaza death toll, OHCHR - WHO 14 May 2024

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In Gaza, as more Palestinian casualties of the Israeli military offensive are identified by the enclave’s health authorities, UN humanitarians reiterated on Tuesday that a high proportion of women and children were indeed among the 35,000 dead.

UN Geneva Press Briefing - 14 May 2024

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Rolando Gómez, of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS), chaired the hybrid briefing that was attended by the spokespersons and representatives of the the UN Human Rights (OHCHR), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Federation of the Red Cross (ICRC), the World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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UN Geneva Press Briefing - 10 May 2024

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Rolando Gómez, Chief of the Press and External Relations Section at the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired a hybrid briefing, which was attended by the spokespersons and representatives of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the World Meteorological Organization, and the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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UN Human Rights spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani comment on increasing crackdown on journalists in Russia

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Ravina Shamdasani, UN Human Rights Spokesperson made the following comment on the increased crackdown on journalists in Russia Tuesday at the bi-weekly press briefing in Geneva.