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Citing obstruction, UN torture prevention panel suspends Ukraine visit

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This is only the second time the Subcommittee has halted a mission – such suspensions are made in cases where a lack of cooperation by the State party prevents the SPT from fulfilling its OPCAT-mandated duties. “The SPT expects Ukraine to abide by its ...


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UN rights office urges Mexican authorities to pursue investigation into extrajudicial killings

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In a briefing to reporters in Geneva today, Ravina Shamdasani, spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), expressed deep concern that the case remains “mired in impunity” and victims continue to be “denied their ...

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UN deputy chief calls for greater integration efforts to meet challenges of refugees in urban areas

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In fact, he said, just one-quarter of all refugees live in camps, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). “While most of the humanitarian assistance goes to refugees living in camps, the 'urban refugees' – if you allow that ...

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In phone call, Ban and Kenyan President discuss government's decision to close refugee camps

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Mr. Ban in the statement went on to express the United Nations support to Kenya, including the proposal by the High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, that a high-level bilateral review on the refugee situation in Kenya be conducted by the ...



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