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Independent UN rights experts renew appeal to Pakistan to end death penalty

New York, Oct 3 (IBNS): A group of independent United Nations human rights experts on Friday reiterated their call on Pakistan to reinstate a moratorium on the death penalty and investigate cases where uncertain age determination processes have resulted in children being sentenced to death.

Sri Lanka must do more to rein in hate speech, faith based violence: UN rights experts

New York, July 3 (IBNS): Aiming to stem the tide of violent attacks and recrimination against Sri Lanka’s Muslim and Christian communities, a group of United Nations human rights expertscalled on Wednesday on the Government to adopt urgent measures to stop the promotion of racial and faith-based hatred and end “the atmosphere of impunity” fuelling hate speech and violence by Buddhist extremists.