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Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law

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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commonly known as the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), is a department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. The office was established by the UN General Assembly on 20 December 1993 in the wake of the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights.

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Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change

iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change
REYKJAVIK: Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate. A bronze..
WorldNews - Published

U.N. urges Hong Kong to investigate excessive force against protesters

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Hong Kong on Tuesday to exercise restraint and investigate evidence of its forces firing tear gas at protesters in ways banned under..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN to probe attacks on humanitarian sites in northwestern Syria [Video]UN to probe attacks on humanitarian sites in northwestern Syria

It follows pleas by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, who said airstrikes by the Syrian government and its ally Russia have hit schools, hospitals and markets, killing scores of civilians in..

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Liberals using “Human Rights” to push Coup in Venezuela

liberals using “human rights” to push coup in venezuela
The modern way to overthrow a government the capitalist world doesn’t like is by claiming to do it in the name of supporting ‘human rights’. This requires that the target be portrayed as a rights..
WorldNews - Published

Continuation of false narrative: MEA slams OHCHR report on Jammu and Kashmir

The report was first issued last year.
DNA - Published

India slams UN rights body’s report on J&K, calls it ‘false and motivated’

India on Monday slammed the recent report issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) for its critical assessment of the situation in J&K and called it “false and..
IndiaTimes - Published

India slams UN rights office report on J&K as continuation of 'false narrative'

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in New Delhi that the update of the earlier OHCHR report is "merely a continuation of the earlier false and motivated narrative" on the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body

venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at un rights body
GENEVA (AP) — A top Venezuelan diplomat on Friday blasted what he called the “biased vision” of a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse and extrajudicial..
WorldNews - Published

Venezuela may have 'executed' thousands in extrajudicial killings: UN

venezuela may have 'executed' thousands in extrajudicial killings: un
Nearly 7,000 people have been killed during security operations in Venezuela in the past year and a half, the UN said Thursday, warning that many of the killings likely constituted "executions". In a..
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges countries to repatriate families of Islamic State fighters

The United Nations rights chief called on countries to repatriate family members, including some 29,000 children, of suspected foreign fighters in Syria.
Firstpost - Published

Hong Kong should consult widely on extradition bill: U.N. rights boss

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged authorities in Hong Kong on Monday to "consult broadly" before passing or amending an extradition bill that triggered weeks of..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela should release jailed opponents: UN rights chief

venezuela should release jailed opponents: un rights chief
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called on Venezuela to release jailed dissidents Friday and said the crisis-wracked country faced a “serious” humanitarian situation. Her..
WorldNews - Published

Egypt accuses United Nations of 'politicising' Mohamed Morsi's death, calls for 'independent inquiry'

Egypt accused the UN on Wednesday of seeking to 'politicise' the death of Mohamed Morsi by calling for an 'independent inquiry'. Foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said it was a 'deliberate attempt..
Firstpost - Published

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia

un rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in saudi arabia
Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner..
WorldNews - Published

UN calls for fair trial for Assange

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights called for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to be given a fair trial following his arrest in London. (April 12)
USATODAY.com - Published

Will Brunei's anti-LGBT Sharia law spread across Southeast Asia?

will brunei's anti-lgbt sharia law spread across southeast asia?
(CNN)Brunei's new law punishing homosexual sex with death by stoning has sent a wave of fear across the LGBT population in neighboring Malaysia and Indonesia. On April 3, the small oil-rich kingdom of..
WorldNews - Published

Egypt denounces U.N. over executions criticism

egypt denounces u.n. over executions criticism
CAIRO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for criticising trials that...
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