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The week's Human Rights news stories and videos (10 - 16 March)

HR news allyearFeatured stories, news and videos from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) - 10 - 16 March

OHCHR represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. They have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.

FEATURE STORIES

Stories of abuse and violations but also of perseverance and optimism: UN Human Rights Chief in Guatemala
UN Human Rights Chief visits Guatemala to discuss human rights issues.

16-03-2012

No boundaries for climate change
A UN Human Rights Council expert meeting addresses the adverse impacts of climate change on the full enjoyment of human rights.

16-03-2012

The UN Human Rights Office working to build capacity
The UN Human Rights Office assists many countries globally to develop the technical expertise necessary to implement, measure and report on their obligations as signatories and parties to international human rights conventions and treaties.

14-03-2012

Ensuring the right to fair trial for terrorist suspects
According to the UN, the measures adopted by some States in their fight against terrorism infringe on basic standards of fair trial and due process, and have a disproportionate and excessive negative impact on human rights.

12-03-2012

 

 

VIDEOS

High Commissioner concludes visit to Guatemala

Climate change - seminar
http://youtu.be/mTUcuaodpkA

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
http://youtu.be/PIvGbFXWPDE

 

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ARCHIVES

* The week's Human Rights news stories and videos - Week 09/12, 3 - 9 March

* The week's Human Rights news stories and videos - Week 08/12, 27 February - 2 March

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