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UN rights office urges Tunisian authorities to ensure freedom of peaceful assembly

Content by: UN News Centre 12 January 2018 – The United Nations human rights office on Friday called on the authorities in Tunisia to ensure that protestors are not arrested in an arbitrary manner, and that all those detained are treated with ...

Tragic start to New Year for migrants as hundreds feared dead in Mediterranean – UN

Content by: UN News Centre 10 January 2018 – A little more than a week into the New Year, close to 200 migrants or refugees have reportedly died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea – with up to 100 unaccounted for since Saturday, the ...

UN rights office warns DR Congo authorities against use of excessive force when policing protests

Content by: UN News Centre 5 January 2018 – Amid ongoing political tension in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), violent actions by the security forces during recent protests in Kinshasa and other cities suggest “deliberate intention ...

Shocked at executions in Egypt, UN rights office raises concerns over due process guarantees

Content by: UN News Centre 5 January 2018 – The United Nations human rights wing on Friday expressed deep shock that 20 people were reported to have been executed in Egypt since last week, amid concerns that due process and fair trial ...


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