Pillay

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 27th, 2013
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The UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, says Sri Lanka has broken its promise to improve human rights in the island nation. Pillay said the Rajapaksa regime had failed to investigate atrocities, as it promised the UN a year ago, and that opposition leaders were still being killed or abduc...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 19th, 2012
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The United Nations human rights chief, Navi Pillay, on Monday accused Eritrea of carrying out torture and summary executions. Ms. Pillay told the United Nations Human Rights Council that there were 5,000 to 10,000 political prisoners in Eritrea, which holds a strategic stretch of the Red Sea coast an...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 19th, 2011
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GENEVA, Switzerland, December 19, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Monday strongly condemned the brutal suppression of demonstrations by military and security forces in Tahrir Square, Cairo, which have reportedly left at least 11 ...