Myanmar: Crackdown Continues to Intensify – UN Human Rights (16 March 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Myanmar: Crackdown Continues to Intensify – UN Human Rights (16 March 2021)” – below is their description. The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said it was “deeply disturbed” that the crackdown in Myanmar continues to intensify, and called on the military to “stop killing and detaining protestors,” adding … Read more Myanmar: Crackdown Continues to Intensify – UN Human Rights (16 March 2021)

Tigray/Ethiopia: Distressing Reports of Sexual Violence, Killings, & Widespread destruction – OHCHR

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Tigray/Ethiopia: Distressing Reports of Sexual Violence, Killings, & Widespread destruction – OHCHR” – below is their description. SOURCE: OHCHR CH -Excerpts from Press Conference In a statement read by a spokesperson, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called “for an urgent, objective, independent assessment of … Read more Tigray/Ethiopia: Distressing Reports of Sexual Violence, Killings, & Widespread destruction – OHCHR

Myanmar: Security forces must halt vicious crackdown on peaceful protestors – Human Rights Chief

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Myanmar: Security forces must halt vicious crackdown on peaceful protestors – Human Rights Chief” – below is their description. SOURCE: OHCHR (Excerpt from Press Conference). “Following another day of deadly violence across the country, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said security forces in Myanmar … Read more Myanmar: Security forces must halt vicious crackdown on peaceful protestors – Human Rights Chief

Hong Kong Arrests – UN Human Rights Office Calls for Immediate Release (7 Jan 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong Arrests – UN Human Rights Office Calls for Immediate Release (7 Jan 2021)” – below is their description. The UN human rights office (OHCHR) today (07 Jan) voiced deep concerns over the arrests of over 50 individuals under the new National Security Law in the Hong … Read more Hong Kong Arrests – UN Human Rights Office Calls for Immediate Release (7 Jan 2021)

Human rights: Violence against women

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Human rights: Violence against women” – below is their description. #RightToABetterWorld episode 4 of 4: Violence against women For decades, human rights-based tactics have been used to drive progress towards achieving sexual and reproductive health rights. In this episode of Right to a Better World, experts … Read more Human rights: Violence against women

Human rights: Contraception

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Human rights: Contraception” – below is their description. #RightToABetterWorld episode 2 of 4: Contraception For decades, human rights-based tactics have been used to drive progress towards achieving sexual and reproductive health rights. In this episode of Right to a Better World, experts share challenges they have … Read more Human rights: Contraception

Human rights: Comprehensive sexuality education

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Human rights: Comprehensive sexuality education” – below is their description. #RightToABetterWorld episode 1 of 4: Comprehensive sexuality education For decades, human rights-based tactics have been used to drive progress towards achieving sexual and reproductive health rights. In this episode of Right to a Better World, experts … Read more Human rights: Comprehensive sexuality education

Human rights: Maternal mortality and morbidity

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Human rights: Maternal mortality and morbidity” – below is their description. #RightToABetterWorld episode 3 of 4: Maternal mortality and morbidity For decades, human rights-based tactics have been used to drive progress towards achieving sexual and reproductive health rights. In this episode of Right to a Better … Read more Human rights: Maternal mortality and morbidity

Open Science Aims to Make Science More Accessible – Joint Appeal by UNESCO, WHO, CERN and OHCHR

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Open Science Aims to Make Science More Accessible – Joint Appeal by UNESCO, WHO, CERN and OHCHR” – below is their description. Join us LIVE for @UN agencies Joint Appeal for Open Science, with UNESCO, the World Health Organization, UN Human rights chief and more – we join … Read more Open Science Aims to Make Science More Accessible – Joint Appeal by UNESCO, WHO, CERN and OHCHR

Digital Pandemic Surveillance and the Right to Privacy

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Digital Pandemic Surveillance and the Right to Privacy” – below is their description. Protecting Human Rights During the Covid-19 Crisis and Beyond: Digital Pandemic Surveillance and the Right to Privacy. High-level side event organized by OHCHR, UN Global Pulse, and AccessNow. Co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Finland … Read more Digital Pandemic Surveillance and the Right to Privacy

World Humanitarian Day & other topics – Daily Briefing (19 August 2020)

Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General. Highlights: – World Humanitarian Day – SG/Parliaments – Security Council/Syria – Mali – OHCHR/Libya – COVID-19 – COVID-19/Madagascar – Yemen – Asia floods Full highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=19%20August%202020

UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria on the effects of COVID-19

Video message by Karen Abuzayd, Member of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, on the effects of COVID-19 in Syria: “The first COVID-19 cases have now been reported from Syria. For millions of Syrians the global pandemic threatens to unleash new facets of suffering on a population that has already … Read more UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria on the effects of COVID-19

Colombia on the Situation in the Country – Media Stakeout ( 9 March 2020)

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia on the Situation in the Country. After meeting with Secretary-General António Guterres, the President of Colombia, Iván Duque, today (9 Mar) told reporters that Colombia and the United Nations have finalized negotiations on a framework working agreement for … Read more Colombia on the Situation in the Country – Media Stakeout ( 9 March 2020)

Law: US Refuses Official Visit for UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

Juan E. Méndez, the Special Rapporteur on Torture has been refused an official visit to Private First Class Bradley E. Manning by the US government, despite repeated requests since last December. Mr. Manning has been in US custody since May last year and is confined to his cell at a marine corps brig for 23 hours … Read more Law: US Refuses Official Visit for UN Special Rapporteur on Torture