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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.

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 President Evo Morales Ayma of Bolivia, addresses the General Assembly high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. ©UN Photo/Manuel Elias

Indigenous peoples are ‘moral compass of humanity,’ special UN General Assembly meeting told

Endorsement of the principles of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples does not equal implementation, speakers told the General Assembly at a special meeting to celebrate the Declaration’s tenth anniversary



 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

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

The Role of UN Police in Preventing Conflict and Sustaining Peace
Statement by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the panel discussion at United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (COPS), New York, 21 June 2018

Launch in Japan of Global Standards for Business on tackling LGBTI discrimination
Remarks by United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour at the launch in Japan of Global Standards for Business on tackling LGBTI discrimination, 5 June 2018, United Nations University, Tokyo.

Human rights advocates in Asia under attack
Op-ed by Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights

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