Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: UN rights

UN rights office ‘deeply worried’ about Israeli raid on Nasser Hospital

The United Nations human rights office has said it is “deeply worried” about the Israeli raid on Nasser Hospital in southern Gaza.

Ahead of Delhi G20 summit, United Nations experts alarmed by continuing abuses in Manipur

As India is preparing to host the G20 leaders this week, United Nations experts raised the alarm about reports of serious human rights violations and abuses in Manipur, including alleged acts of sexual violence, extrajudicial killings, home destruction, forced displacement, torture and ill-treatment.

India must end inhumane detention of human rights defender GN Saibaba, says UN expert

India’s persistent detention of human rights defender and former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba is an inhumane and senseless act, a United Nations expert said on Monday.

UN expert urges US to apologise for Guantanamo abuses

A United Nations expert has called on the United States to apologise for the torture of Guantanamo Bay prisoners, to ensure accountability for brutal human rights abuses, and to close down the US-run detention facility in Cuba.

UN body demands immediate release of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez

United Nations (UN) human rights experts have demanded the immediate release of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez by Indian authorities.

Bangladesh must suspend plans to return Rohingya refugees to Myanmar: UN expert

Bangladesh must “immediately suspend” a pilot repatriation project for Rohingya refugees to return to Myanmar, where they face “serious risks” to their lives and freedom, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Thursday.