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 A victim of torture (not featured in the story) from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

‘I just wanted to die’ says torture survivor on way to recovery

On her birthday, 26 June, which is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, a torture survivor spoke at the United Nations about how a rehabilitation programme has turned her life around.

 A wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Central African Republic. ©UN Photo/Kim Haughton

Central African Republic: UN mission determined to fulfil mandate despite attacks on peacekeepers

The UN envoy for the Central African Republic today warned against increasing attacks on civilians and peacekeeping personnel while stressing the need to reenergize the political process to achieve sustainable peace. ASG for Human Rights provided an update on the human rights mapping report.

Noticias/derechos humanos

Global CEO Roundtable
High Commissioner Bachelet makes the case for human rights as a driver for successful business during a gathering of CEOs at the UN General Assembly in New York.

Torture-free trade
The suffering of the tortured takes place in secret – far from production lines, boardrooms and shipping routes. But we must hear their cries as if they were in the next room. Stop trade in torture tools.

ASG at Human Rights Council
Oral presentation by the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights of the report of the Secretary-General on cooperation with the UN, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights

HLPF Plenary Session, Leaving no one behind: Are we succeeding?
Keynote remarks by ASG Andrew Gilmour, OHCHR

International Congress on Modern Day Slavery
Statement by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the “International Congress on Modern Day Slavery”, organized by the Union International des Avocats, New York, 28 June 2018

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