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Geneva [Switzerland], November 19 (ANI): At least 39 people have been killed by security forces in Sudan since the October 25 military coup, 15 of whom were reportedly shot dead on Wednesday, according to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet.
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New York [US], November 17 (ANI): Over the past week, mass arrests of people reportedly of Tigrayan origin have continued in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and elsewhere, the UN rights office said on Tuesday.
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Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], November 16 (ANI/Sputnik): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights spokeswoman, Liz Throssell, condemned on Tuesday the continued extra-judicial detentions of people of Tigrayan origin in Ethiopia and called on the country's authorities to respect human rights.
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New York [US], November 13 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has urged authorities in Myanmar to immediately release all journalists who have been jailed for practising their profession.
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Geneva [Switzerland], November 4 (ANI): All parties involved in the escalating conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray must stop fighting immediately, or else risk pushing the region's catastrophic humanitarian situation "over the edge", the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, sa
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London [UK], October 30 (ANI): The United Kingdom on Friday raised serious concern about the human rights situation in China's Xinjiang province and supports an international call on China to allow the High Commissioner for Human Rights unfettered access to the region.
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New York [US], October 29 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ilze Brands Kehris will pay a six-day working visit to Mali starting November 1 to address the human rights situation in the Western African nation and the whole Sahel region, dogged by insecurity, the O
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Geneva [Swizterland], October 2 (ANI): Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for a thorough probe into the killing of a Rohingya activist at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
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Geneva [Switzerland], September 27 (ANI): The Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein (TCSL) has organised a peace march in protest against China for the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], September 15 (ANI): UN Human Rights chief, Michelle Bachelet on Monday said that she is worried about reports of civilian casualties and human rights violations in Afghanistan's Panjshir province.
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New Delhi [India], September 14 (ANI): India has taken note of references in the oral update by the United Nations high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet and expressed disappointment over her remarks on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Geneva [Switzerland], September 10 (ANI): The Taliban must stop resorting to violence and the persecution of peaceful demonstrators and reporters covering rallies in Afghanistan, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said on Friday.