Dominicans commend the work of the Special Reporter on Freedom of Religion or Belief and highlight preoccupying situation of minorities in Pakistan
Navi Pillay, the top United Nations human rights official, highlighting the suffering of civilians caught up in armed conflict, has urged the Human Rights Council to protect this vulnerable group
Seeking to better protect migrants’ human rights and dignity, the new publication encourages governments worldwide to ratify and implement the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (ICRMW)
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group of the Human Rights Council has begun its first session, which runs from 7 to 18 April.
Under the UPR mechanism, all UN member states will be reviewed within a period of four years in the first cycle – with 48 countries to be reviewed each year.