Monthly Archives: December 2012

Secretary-General message on Human Rights Day – 10 December 2012

By | 10 December 2012

New York – Everyone has the right to be heard and to shape the decisions that affect their community.  This right is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and fully integrated in international law, especially in article 25 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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Ban voices concern at reported plans of chemical weapons use by Syria

By | 7 December 2012

New York – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his grave concern about Syria’s chemical weapons and recent reports of plans for their possible use, and has written again to President Bashar al-Assad urging him to refrain from the use of any such weapons, according to his spokesperson.

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