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Updated On: Tuesday, 19 February 2019
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Judicial independence under threat in Nigeria, warns UN rights expert

Content by: UN News Centre Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended on 25 January, the independent UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán noted in his statement. His comments come ahead of general ...

‘End the ongoing atrocities’ against people with albinism in Malawi, say UN rights experts

Content by: UN News Centre “We urge the authorities to step up their investigations into these incidents and bring the perpetrators to justice,” the experts said in a statement on Friday. People with albinism are born with lighter than normal skin, ...

‘Leaders who sanction hate speech’ encourage citizens to do likewise, UN communications chief tells Holocaust remembrance event

Content by: UN News Centre Alison Smale led the briefing, which focused on the little-known record of Albanians during the Holocaust, who took in thousands of Jews who would otherwise have ended up in the Nazi death camps.

New UN bullying report calls for ‘safe, inclusive’ schools for all children

Content by: UN News Centre UNESCO’s report, Behind the numbers: ending school violence and bullying, released on Tuesday at the 2019 Education World Forum in London, reveals that nearly one-in-three boys and girls have been bullied at least once at ...

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