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Charges that 'appear to be aimed at preventing journalists from undertaking their profession' also deprive the public of their right to information, says Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN Rights chief Michelle Bachelet
Michelle Bachelet – a two-time president who ranks among the world's most powerful women in politics – will step into a position that has drawn much controversy under Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
According to a Social Weather Stations survey, 52% of Filipinos also found as 'vulgar' President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial kiss on the lips with a married Filipina in South Korea
President Rodrigo Duterte says he has been advised to refrain from commenting on the remarks of UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, but he wants to 'seek revenge'
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein also warns that the 'authoritarian approach to governance' of President Rodrigo Duterte can do irreparable damage to efforts to strengthen rule of law in the country
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein: 'At a time when it is consolidating its democratic gains, we urge Indonesians to move forward - not backwards - on human rights'
After the UN human rights chief condemns Duterte's threat to slap Agnes Callamard, Malacañang says the President should not be judged for his 'colorful language'
The UN rights chief condemns 'in the strongest terms' the threats made by President Rodrigo Duterte against UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard
In his latest rant against a United Nations human rights official the Philippine president says: You officials sitting there on your asses we pay you your salaries You idiot You do not tell me what to do I am your employer
The UN human rights chief makes an appeal to uphold the international human rights obligations of the Philippines against the death penalty
The UN s rights chief warns that Donald Trump s statements points to a dangerous figure emerging on the world stage if he wins the US presidency
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra ad Al Hussein warns that the latest flare up in violence in the 6 decade old conflict was dangerous in the extreme
The country s 37 year guerrilla war ended in 2009 with Sri Lanka s minority Tamils defeated by the government in a military campaign that left thousands of combatants and civilians killed and wounded
UPDATED UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra ad Al Hussein calls on all sides to respect a fragile Minsk peace deal and halt the indiscriminate shelling and other hostilities that have created a dreadful situation for civilians
UN human rights chief: Every effort will be made to ensure that anyone committing serious violations of international law including war crimes will be brought to justice no matter who they are
The World Bank move follows action by Denmark the Netherlands and Norway to freeze or change aid programs for Uganda and blunt criticism from the United States and Sweden
UPDATED Museveni s signing of the anti gay law comes despite fierce criticism outside Uganda
The UN says the Syrian conflict killed over 60 000 people since the uprising began in 2011