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Comment by UN Human Rights Office spokesperson Jeremy Laurence on Viet Nam 29 September 2023

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

The UN Human Rights Office has serious concerns following the arrest and sentencing of human rights defenders in Viet Nam, spokesperson Jeremy Laurence told the biweekly press briefing in Geneva.

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Concern for refugees in Armenia and Azerbaijan conflict - UNHCR 26 September 2023

Edited News | UNHCR , UNITED NATIONS

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) raised concerns on Tuesday over the movement of a large number of civilians to Armenia as a result of the recent hostilities in the region. 

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UN Human Rights Spokesperson Marta Hurtado on Indigenous land in Brazil 26 September 2023

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

A recent Brazilian Supreme Court ruling in favour of a case brought by Indigenous Peoples to reject time restrictions on claiming rights to their ancestral land is very encouraging.

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54th HRC-UN Human Rights Chief- People of Myanmar endure horrifying attacks 26 September 2023

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

“Each day, the people of Myanmar are enduring horrifying attacks, flagrant human rights violations and the crumbling of their livelihoods and hopes,” UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk told the Human Rights Council today.

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Mali: Worsening security crisis - UNICEF

Edited News | UNICEF

Protracted conflict across Mali, along with internal displacement and limited humanitarian access are among the unprecedented risks threatening the country’s most vulnerable youngsters, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

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HRC - Press Conference: Ukraine Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine - 25 September 2023

Edited News , Press Conferences | HRC

The UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine expressed concern on Monday over the "continuous evidence" of war crimes committed by Russian armed forces in Ukraine and presented in the investigators' latest update to the UN Human Rights Council.

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UN Human Rights Briefing by Ravina Shamdasani on Iran

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

“We deeply regret the Iranian parliament’s passing of the new Chastity and Hijab Bill which vastly increases jail terms and provides for crushing fines on women and girls who do not obey the compulsory dress code. In that context, the Bill also targets vague notions of promotion of “nudity” or...

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UN Human Rights Briefing by Ravina Shamdasani on India

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

“UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk welcomes the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in India, which will reserve one third of seats in national and state parliaments for women,” Shamdasani said.

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DRC: Update on health situation - WHO

Edited News | WHO

Increasing violence from armed conflict and intercommunal clashes which have left entire villages burned to the ground in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) along with rampant sexual violence and a cholera outbreak are devastating the lives of millions of people, the World Health...

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Health emergency in Sudan: UNHCR - UNICEF - WHO

Edited News | UNHCR , UNICEF , WHO

A deadly combination of a suspected measles outbreak and high malnutrition have led to the deaths of 1,200 refugee children under five in Sudan’s White Nile State while many thousands more, including newborns, are at risk of death by the end of the year, UN humanitarians warned on Tuesday.