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April 20, 2018

At regional forum, OHCHR highlighted the key role of human rights in sustainable development

The event took place at ECLAC´s headquarters in Santiago, Chile. >>Read more
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March 29, 2018

Statement by UN Human Rights Office on Venezuela jail deaths

The event occurred on Wednesday in Valencia, state of Carabobo >>Read more
Foto: UN Photo/Nektarios Markogiannis
March 26, 2018

Brazil: UN experts alarmed by killing of Rio human rights defender who decried military intervention

GENEVA (26 March 2018) – UN human rights experts* said the killing of prominent Afro-Brazilian human rights defender Marielle Franco who decried >>Read more
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March 23, 2018

2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize call for nominations

14 March 2018 – The 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize will be given out at the United Nations in New York >>Read more
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March 20, 2018

Uruguay must improve prison conditions, says UN torture prevention body

GENEVA (20 March 2018) – The Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (SPT), which >>Read more
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March 20, 2018

Bolivia: OHCHR South-America carried out first official visit to the country

SANTIAGO (20 March 2018) – From 12 to 13 March, representatives of the Regional Office for South America of the UN High >>Read more

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