Monthly Archives: December 2010

Key UN experts warn that voices against discrimination must not be silenced

By | 9 December 2010

Geneva – A group of 55 United Nations independent human rights experts* called upon States all over the world to protect human rights defenders, and to recognize and respond to the continued targeting of rights defenders by non-State actors, which have lead to the deaths of community leaders, lawyers, journalists, women defenders, social activists and… Read More »

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Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

By | 8 December 2010

Since the United Nations was established over 60 years ago, there have been dramatic advances in crafting and implementing a system of universal human rights – rights which are, under international law, applicable to each and every one of us: old and young, male and female, rich and poor, whoever we are and wherever we… Read More »

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