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August 31, 2017

UN Committee on Migrant Workers to review Ecuador

  GENEVA (31 August 2017) –The UN Committee on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of their Families >>Read more
August 30, 2017

“There is no valid excuse not to ratify the Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance” – UN experts

GENEVA (29 August) – At a time when enforced disappearance is practiced in every region, and in many countries is increasing, a >>Read more
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August 30, 2017

Venezuela: Human rights violations indicate ‘policy to repress’ – UN report

Monitoring conducted by a team of human rights investigators >>Read more
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August 22, 2017

OHCHR Representative carried out human rights activities in Argentina

SANTIAGO (22 August de 2017) – On 16-18 August he Representative for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human >>Read more
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August 17, 2017

Chile/Decriminalization of abortion: UN Human Rights Office submits report to Constitutional Court

Document highlights international human rights standards. >>Read more
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August 11, 2017

Committee against Torture adopts concluding observations on Paraguay

GENEVA (11 August 2017) – The Committee against Torture today concluded its sixty-first session after adopting concluding observations and recommendations on the >>Read more
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August 11, 2017

Venezuela sanctions would worsen plight of suffering people, UN expert warns

GENEVA (11 August 2017) – Sanctions are not the answer to the growing crisis in Venezuela and the international community should not >>Read more
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August 9, 2017

World still lagging on indigenous rights 10 years after historic declaration, UN experts warn

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – Wednesday 9 August 2017   GENEVA / NEW YORK (7 August 2017) – The world’s indigenous >>Read more
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August 9, 2017

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the report of Ecuador

Interactive dialogue sessions occurred on 8-9 August. >>Read more
August 8, 2017

UN human rights team’s findings indicate patterns of rights violations amid protests in Venezuela

Interviews conducted remotely by a OHCHR team paint a picture of excessive use of force against demonstrators. >>Read more

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