Navi Pillay

 
Governments' clampdown on NGOs must end – Navi Pillay
Governments' clampdown on NGOs must end – Navi Pillay
Governments tend to perceive nongovernment organisations' exposure of human rights violations as harmful to the image of the country, instead of...
Atrocities outpace human rights
Atrocities outpace human rights
South African-born Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, is packing up her office at the end of August after a gruelling...
More attacks feared as Russia arms Mali
More attacks feared as Russia arms Mali
The head of Russia's arms export agency said it had delivered small amounts of light weapons for Mali's poorly equipped and deeply divided...
UN human rights chief 'outraged' at 'pandemic of sexual violence' in SA
UN human rights chief 'outraged' at 'pandemic of sexual violence' in SA
"There is a need for very strong signals to be sent to all rapists that sexual violence is absolutely unacceptable and that they will have to...
Shocking rise in Syria's death toll
Shocking rise in Syria's death toll
At least 60 000 people have died in Syria's conflict, the United Nations human rights commissioner said this week, citing an...
Pillay calls for an end to sanctions against Zimbabwe
Pillay calls for an end to sanctions against Zimbabwe
Zanu-PF courts top UN official
Zanu-PF courts top UN official
Zimbabwe has set out on the long road to ending its international isolation by hosting the United Nation’s human rights commissioner for the...
Zim's justice minister rubbishes violence claims
Zim's justice minister rubbishes violence claims
UN rights chief touches down in Zim
UN rights chief touches down in Zim
Officials said Pillay's week-long trip is at the invitation of the three-year coalition government formed in 2009 after disputed, violent elections...
Speculation over Zimbabwe's invitation to UN
Speculation over Zimbabwe's invitation to UN
To the optimist, the confirmation that United Nations' human rights commissioner Navi Pillay will officially visit Zimbabwe marks the beginning of...
UN asks SA's Navi Pillay to stay on as human rights chief
UN asks SA's Navi Pillay to stay on as human rights chief
Pillay's four-year term as head of the UN human rights monitoring operation ends this year. 
UN's Pillay condemns killing of journalists in Brazil
UN's Pillay condemns killing of journalists in Brazil
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay's office voiced alarm on Friday over the murder of an investigative journalist in Brazil, the...

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