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Human rights violations indicate 'repressive policy' of Venezuelan authorities – UN report

New York, Aug 30(Just Earth News): Extensive human rights violations and abuses have been committed in the wake of anti-Government protests in Venezuela and point to “the existence of a policy to repress political dissent and instill fear in the population to curb demonstrations,” a report by the United Nations human rights office has found.

Human rights violations in DPR Korea ‘warning signs of instability and conflict,’ Security Council told

New York, Dec 10 (Just Earth News): Citing human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), senior United Nations officials on Friday highlighted the need for the Security Council to pay attention to the situation “of great concern.”

Myanmar must address ‘serious’ human rights violations against minorities – UN rights chief

New York, June 20 (Just Earth News): Issuing a new report on the situation of minorities in Myanmar, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has urged the Government to take concrete steps to end the “systemic discrimination” and ongoing human rights violations against minority communities, particularly the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

UN experts urge Sri Lanka to adopt measures to fight torture and strengthen justice system

New York, May 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Two United Nations experts have urged the Government of Sri Lanka to replace the legal framework that allowed human rights violations to occur and to establish democratic institutions in line with international human rights standards.

Ukraine: UN experts urge accountability for human rights violations by foreign fighters

New York, Mar 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS):On Tuesday in Geneva, the United Nations Working Group on mercenaries called on the Government of Ukraine to ensure accountability for human rights violations committed by foreign armed actors during the conflict that has plagued the country since 2014.