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 A woman holds a 'Stop Racism Now' sign at a rally, New York City, September 2004 © EPA/PETER FOLEY
A woman holds a 'Stop Racism Now' sign at a rally in Central Park, New York City, September 2004

NGOs urge US to implement recommendations of UN anti-discrimination body

United States NGO representatives voice discrimination concerns to UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights on the side lines of the review of their country by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
The discussion revolved around discrimination in the criminal justice system, gun violence, indigenous issues and voting rights for racial and ethnic minorities and ex-offenders 

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 Portraits of victims of femicide carried through the streets of Guatemala City, 2010. © EPA Ulises Rodriguez

Ending impunity for femicide across Latin America

Investigators and prosecutors in Latin America now have a guide to assist in investigation and prosecution of femicide – the killing of women because they are women.

 Athletes in wheelchairs cross the start line in the annual Beirut International Marathon, Lebanon 2013 © Wael Hamzeh

Campaigning for the rights of the disabled in the Arab region

Advocates for the human rights of disabled people from the Arab region came together recently and agreed that in general, their equal access to the full range of human rights is not fully acknowledged and funding for the needs of the disabled is inadequate.

Actualités des droits de l'homme

UN report on human rights in Ukraine
Intense fighting, including the use of heavy weaponry by both sides, in densely populated areas of eastern Ukraine, has increased the loss of civilian life, with an average of around 36 people being killed every day, says a new UN human rights report on Ukraine.

Widespread persecution in Iraq - Pillay
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay condemns the appalling, severe, systematic deprivation of human rights in Iraq by ISIL (the self-proclaimed “Islamic State”) and associated forces, which are ruthlessly carrying out widespread ethnic and religious cleansing.

Disparitions forcées
Deux groupes d’experts de l’ONU sur les disparitions forcées appellent les Etats « à supprimer tous les obstacles » pour faciliter les enquêtes sur le sort des personnes disparues.

Discrimination against women
Mission to Chile: the UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice will assess progress made towards gender equality in the country (1-9 September).

The right to challenge detention
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention launches a global talk on the right of anyone deprived of liberty to contest the lawfulness of his or her detention before court (1-2 September).

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