Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ban, UN-Arab League envoy meet to discuss efforts to end Syrian crisis

By | 4 March 2013

New York – The international community must act with unity to achieve a political solution and end the suffering in Syria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Joint Special Representative of the world organization and the League of Arab States, Lakhdar Brahimi, stressed today during a meeting in Mt. Pelerin, Switzerland.

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Ahead of referendum, UN experts call on Zimbabwe to respect fundamental rights

By | 1 March 2013

Pretoria – Zimbabwe must ensure that fundamental rights such as freedom of expression and association are respected in the run up to its constitutional referendum, United Nations experts said today, following reports of civil society organizations being subjected to searches, harassment and intimidation by the police.

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