Monthly Archives: October 2016

Statement of Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to the UN General Assembly

By | 17 October, 2016

Statement ofMs. Victoria Tauli-CorpuzSpecial Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples General Assembly Seventy-First SessionItem 65: Rights of indigenous peoples New York, 17 October 2016 Madame Chair,Distinguished delegates, indigenous peoples’ representativesLadies and gentlemen, I have the honor to present today my third annual report to the General Assembly. I would like to start by expressing… Read More »

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Ethiopia: UN experts call for international commission to help investigate systematic violence against protesters

By | 10 October, 2016

GENEVA (10 October 2016) –United Nations human rights experts today urged the Ethiopian authorities to end their violent crackdown on peaceful protests, which has reportedly led to the death of over 600 people since November 2015. They further called on the Government to allow an international commission of inquiry to investigate the protests and the… Read More »