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Official: U.N. to stop updating Syria death toll

 Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Rupert Colville said that the organization would ... According to a U.N. human rights official, ... not be updating the death toll figures, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights - which has a network of activists ...

07/01/2014 - 12:10 - comment 0

UN slams mass Muslim Brotherhood death sentence

with procedural irregularities is in breach of international human rights law," U.N. human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said at a news briefing in Geneva, Reuters reported. " A mass trial of 529 ... to sentence 529 Muslim Brotherhood to death , saying that it contravened international law. Human ...

25/03/2014 - 15:13 - comment 0

Assad tells Annan terrorism must stop

Rights, Rupert Colville , on Tuesday. It is believed that fewer than 20 of the 108 deaths can ... Citing security reasons, Rupert Colville refused to reveal who are the UN investigators handling ... were under 10 years, said Rupert Colville, who noted that the total number of victims could rise. ...

29/05/2012 - 17:11 - comment 0

UN warns of atrocities in Iraq

The UN's top human rights official, Navi Pillay, warned of grave human rights abuses in Iraq, as ISIS militants advance towards Baghdad. ... noted the causalities and human rights abuses thus far. The UN repeated its support of the Iraqi ...

14/06/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Syrian death toll nearly 3000, says U.N

since the start of anti-government protests in Syria, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said. ... in Syria, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday. "According to the detailed list ... in Syria now stands at more than 2,900," Commission spokesman Rupert Colville told AFP.According ...

09/10/2011 - 09:29 - comment 0

Brunei is about to legalize stoning gay people to death in shocking new Islamic law

penal code and to conduct a comprehensive review ensuring its compliance with international human rights standards," said Rupert Colville, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The new penal ... push towards a stricter interpretation of Shariah law . The United Nations and human rights ...

Editor's Choice - 17/04/2014 - 06:49 - comment 0

Clashes in Yemen kill 65

in talks with the government over what they called foreign intervention in the negotiations. Rupert Colville, the spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has urged Yemeni officials ... challenges, it is more crucial than ever that violations of international human rights law are not swept under ...

17/09/2014 - 13:42 - comment 0

UN: Over 1,000 killed in Iraq in 17 days

an offensive nationwide, according to Agence France Presse Tuesday. The United Nations' human rights chief Rupert Colville reported Tuesday that at lest 1,075 people have been killed and at least ... are civilians. Colville emphasized in his death toll announcement that the reported numbers "should ...

24/06/2014 - 14:02 - comment 0

11 Iraqi nationals hung for "terrorist offenses"

by Human Rights Watch,  Iraq hanged at least 151 people in 2013 , up from 129 in 2012 and 68 in 2011, Reuters said. The United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay has publicly condemned Iraq's ... is simply deplorable ," her spokesman, Rupert Colville, said on Sunday, after 26 people were hanged, ...

23/01/2014 - 13:48 - comment 0

U.S. wants FBI sent to South Sudan to probe blogger death

tragedy will send a signal to all those who would violate the basic human rights here in South Sudan ... to justice. On Tuesday, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) also expressed concerns on the number of attacks on human rights defenders,, recent killing of a journalist and civilians ...

Editor's Choice - 17/12/2012 - 07:41 - comment 0