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#Navi Pillay

# navi-pillay - Monday 28 July, 2014

Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime'
# United Nations
# United Nations

Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime'

Jul 28th 2014, 10:25 AM 7,380 Views 83 Comments

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

# navi-pillay - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF
# Gaza
# Gaza

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF

Jul 23rd 2014, 1:15 PM 4,819 Views 85 Comments

Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.

# navi-pillay - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

UN says it has found mass grave with 75 bodies in South Sudan
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

UN says it has found mass grave with 75 bodies in South Sudan

Dec 24th 2013, 3:29 PM 4,072 Views 1 Comment

Troops loyal to President Salva Kiir have been battling those backing his rival Riek Machar, a former vice president who was sacked in July.

# navi-pillay - Monday 31 December, 2012

UN rights chief urges India to end rape 'scourge'
# Braveheart
# Braveheart

UN rights chief urges India to end rape 'scourge'

Dec 31st 2012, 5:50 PM 3,645 Views 9 Comments

“Now is the time to strengthen India’s legal regime against rape.”

# navi-pillay - Friday 27 July, 2012

Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides
# Syria
# Syria

Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides

Jul 27th 2012, 10:50 AM 1,444 Views 16 Comments

“The world does not forget or forgive crimes like these,” Navi Pillay said of reported atrocities against Syrian civilians.

# navi-pillay - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

27 "torture centres" revealed in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

27 "torture centres" revealed in Syria

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:25 AM 3,535 Views 8 Comments

There are 27 torture centres in the country where people have been beaten and ill-treated – which points to a state policy of torture, Human Rights Watch has said.

# navi-pillay - Friday 1 June, 2012

UN human rights chief warns of full civil war in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

UN human rights chief warns of full civil war in Syria

Jun 1st 2012, 1:34 PM 766 Views 2 Comments

This is the fifth time the UN Human Rights Council has called an urgent meeting regarding Syria

# navi-pillay - Friday 20 April, 2012

Gaza executions 'unlawful' says UN
# Gaza
# Gaza

Gaza executions 'unlawful' says UN

Apr 20th 2012, 10:24 AM 1,604 Views 14 Comments

Human rights office says death sentences were not approved by the Palestinian president as required.

# navi-pillay - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Violence escalates in Syria as UN cites crimes against humanity
# Homs
# Homs

Violence escalates in Syria as UN cites crimes against humanity

Feb 14th 2012, 9:52 AM 688 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton has said it is “deplorable” that the regime has escalated violence to the extent that it is using artillery and tank fire against innocent civilians.

# navi-pillay - Monday 13 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 13th 2012, 7:47 PM 10,903 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# navi-pillay - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers

Dec 20th 2011, 9:31 AM 1,495 Views 9 Comments

Major General Adel Emara said the attack as an “isolated incident” and that the army has a duty to protect the state.

# navi-pillay - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

ICC should investigate suspected Syrian rights abuses, says UN rights chief
# Syria
# Syria

ICC should investigate suspected Syrian rights abuses, says UN rights chief

Dec 13th 2011, 8:03 AM 435 Views 0 Comments

Navi Pillay says that the human rights commission’s recent report on Syria concluded that state forces had committed systematic and gross violations of human rights.

# navi-pillay - Saturday 3 December, 2011

25 killed in fresh Syrian violence
# Syria
# Syria

25 killed in fresh Syrian violence

Dec 3rd 2011, 3:42 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

Sanctions by the EU, US and Arab League have so far failed to push the Syrian government to cease its violent crackdown on protesters.

# navi-pillay - Monday 12 September, 2011

Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN
# Syria
# Syria

Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN

Sep 12th 2011, 3:11 PM 612 Views 1 Comment

Navi Pillay told the Human Rights Council in Geneva today that at least 2,600 people have been killed in Syria since unrest broke out in mid-March.

# navi-pillay - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report
# Syria
# Syria

UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report

Aug 23rd 2011, 11:58 AM 234 Views 0 Comments

Seven people were reportedly killed after a UN fact-finding mission left the restive city of Homs yesterday. The UN has criticised Syria for restricting the mission’s access.