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 A demonstration against racism, hatred and islamophobia in Brussels, Belgium, 2019. ©EPA Photo

Victims mount as extreme nationalism fuels racism

From Montenegro to New Zealand, racist intimidation and violence cast a dark shadow over this year’s global commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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 Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour (left) listens to Peter Pringle, the last man to be sentenced to death in Ireland, who now campaigns for global abolition of the death penalty and provides support to exonerated former prisoners.

Tortured lives after the death penalty

At the screening of the BBC documentary “Fallout” at the UN in New York, exonerated death row victims narrate their struggles to piece together their broken lives without government compensation or support.


Still powerful: UDHR at 70

In an era of “backlash against human rights,” how can the 70-year-old Universal Declaration of Human Rights help to solve today’s and emerging global challenges?

Noticias/derechos humanos

Virtual Counter Terrorism Week 2020
Introductory remarks of Ilze Brands Kehris Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights

Online launch of the report on practices of “conversion therapy”
Online launch of the report on practices of “conversion therapy” by the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

Conflict-Related Sexual Violence
Remarks by ASG Ilze Brands Kehris at the Virtual Launch Event for the Handbook for UN Field Missions on Preventing and Responding to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence; 5 June 2020

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Llamamiento Anual 2020 en inglés

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