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Amid fresh violence in Central African Republic, UN rallies support for displaced

Amid fresh violence in Central African Republic, UN rallies support for displaced

United Nations agencies are seeking to rally support for the people fleeing escalating violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), while the Organization’s human rights office has called for the establishment of a strong justice system in the country. Since fighting flared in May between rebels, more than 68,000 people have fled their homes within […]

Measures Being Used to ‘Criminalize’ Work of Human Rights Defenders, Warn UN Experts

Measures Being Used to ‘Criminalize’ Work of Human Rights Defenders, Warn UN Experts

Speaking out against a ban and provisional suspension of a number of civil society organizations in Burundi, United Nations rights experts warned today of growing repression of human rights defenders and groups amid the already difficult environment in which they. Also worrying, according to a news release issued by the Office of the UN High […]

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