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UN special rapporteur on EJKs to arrive in PH on Feb. 6

The Philadelphia Inquirer 05 Feb 2023
MANILA, Philippines --- A United Nations (UN) special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, and arbitrary executions is geared to arrive in the country on Feb.
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UN forensic expert to help probe ’wrongful deaths’

Manila Standard 05 Feb 2023
Remulla stressed that Tidball-Binz would not come to the country as a United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial killings, but as an expert in the field of forensic pathology to help in the country’s capacity-building for its medical corps ... Nations Human Rights Council.
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Taliban’s Policies Jeopardize Aid Delivery to Afghanistan: Thomas West

Khaama Press 05 Feb 2023
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West says that in a meeting with the heads of aid organizations in Geneva, the ... He further added that the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights for Afghanistan should be supported under the country’s ruling regime.
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Taliban detains activist Ismail Mashal

The Telegraph India 04 Feb 2023
The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennett, on Friday, urged the Taliban to release an academic detained by security forces in the capital Kabul ... Advertisement ... I call for his immediate & unconditional release.— UN Special Rapporteur Richard Bennett (@SR_Afghanistan) February 3, 2023 ... Taliban ... .
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Taliban detain educator who assailed girls varsity ban

Dawn 04 Feb 2023
The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights called on Taliban administration to release the university lecturer and education activist ... Mashal by the Taliban,” UN rights rapporteur Richard Bennett said on Twitter, calling for his immediate and unconditional release.
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What international law says about Israel’s planned destruction of Palestinian homes | Opinion

Penn Live 04 Feb 2023
The United Nations has long condemned the destruction of Palestinian homes, with the body’s special rapporteur Michael Lynk repeatedly pointing out that collective punishment violates international law. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed such condemnation by the United Nations, claiming that the body shows “anti-Israeli” bias.
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UN Weekly Roundup: Jan. 27-Feb. 3, 2023

Beijing News 04 Feb 2023
united nations - Editor's note. Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the United Nations perch ... Iran's atomic energy organization on Wednesday dismissed a report by the United Nations nuclear watchdog that said Tehran ...
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IOC Cites ‘Human Rights’ as Reason for No Ban on Russian, Belarusian Athletes Competing in ...

The Epoch Times 03 Feb 2023
In an updated Q&A published on its official website, IOC referenced the opinions of two Special Rapporteurs of the United Nations Human Rights Council; the Special Rapporteur in ...
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US not opposed to Russia, Belarus athletes competing as individuals in Olympics: White House

Beijing News 03 Feb 2023
Before the IOC's statement, the United Nations experts Alexandra Xanthaki, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, and Ashwini KP Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intolerance, asked the world Olympic ...
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Fortun: Drug war victims had false death records

Manila Standard 03 Feb 2023
In a media interview, Remulla stressed that the 66-year-old United Nations expert is “not coming in as a special rapporteur.”.That’s why, this capacity building is one of the commitments we have with the United Nations ... Tidball-Binz was appointed the UN Special Rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions on 1 April 2021.
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U.N. rights rapporteur urges release of detained Afghan education activist

FX Empire 03 Feb 2023
KABUL (Reuters) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights called on Afghanistan’s Taliban administration on Friday to release a university lecturer and education activist detained by security forces in the capital Kabul ... rights rapporteur Richard Bennett said on Twitter, calling for his immediate and unconditional release ... Sign Up ... ....
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Poland expects global push against Russian, Belarusian athletes

Al Jazeera 03 Feb 2023
Lalovic said the IOC’s decision for their inclusion was based on a United Nations resolution against discrimination within the Olympics. In December, two UN special rapporteurs raised concerns over excluding Russian and Belarusian athletes from international competitions.
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Russians' Asian route to Games not yet final-IOC's Lalovic

Reuters 03 Feb 2023
Several nations apart from Ukraine have openly opposed the IOC's plans to bring these athletes to the Games ... special rapporteurs of the United Nations Human Rights Council over the exclusion of Russian and Belarusian athletes from international competitions.
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Olympics-Russians’ Asian route to Games not yet final-IOC’s Lalovic

FX Empire 03 Feb 2023
Several nations apart from Ukraine have openly opposed the IOC’s plans to bring these athletes to the Games ... special rapporteurs of the United Nations Human Rights Council over the exclusion of Russian and Belarusian athletes from international competitions.

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