Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano insisted there is basis for the inclusion of UN special rapporteur
on indigenous people Victoria Tauli-Corpuz in the list of alleged communists whom the Philippine government wants to be declared as terrorists.
Malacanang assured that the petition seeking to tag Filipino United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur
on Indigenous Peoples (IDPs) Victoria Tauli-Corpuz as a terrorist is not a witch hunt on UN rapporteurs
amid the seemingly souring relationship between the Philippines and the UN.
Malacanang on Saturday disclosed that the inclusion of United Nations (UN) special rapporteur
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz in the Department of Justice's (DOJ) 'terrorist' list was based on intelligence information linking her to communist rebels.
RAWALPINDI -- Kashmiri delegation met with Michel Frost, special rapporteur
on the situation of human rights defenders, during the 37th session of United Nations Human Rights Council at Geneva.
MIRPUR -- A high profile Kashmiri delegation called on Michel Frost, Special Rapporteur
on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, at Geneva on the sideline of 37th session of United Nations Human Rights Council at.
Among participants in the meeting were Karima Bennoune, Special Rapporteur
in the field of cultural rights, Leilani Farha, Special Rapporteur
on adequate housing, Meskerem Techane, a member of the Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice, and Beatriz Chamorro, Chief of the Special Procedures Branch at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
Azma Jahangir, the UN human rights rapporteur
for Iran, died Sunday at her home in Pakistan.
After slamming United Nations Special Rapporteur
Agnes Callamard for her criticisms on the government's war on drugs, Malacanang is now questioning her 'credibility' to investigate human-rights violations for her purported lack of experience in the field.
GENEVA, Dec 20 (KUNA) -- The UN Special Rapporteur
Yanghee Lee said on Wednesday that all access to Myanmar has been denied and cooperation withdrawn for the duration of her tenure.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi categorically dismissed the UN special rapporteur
Asma Jahangir's recent report on the situation of human rights in Iran as biased and politically-motivated.
This is the longest-lasting military occupation in the modern world, and shows no signs of ending," said Michael Lynk, the Special Rapporteur
on the situation of .
This came in the Kingdom's statement stated yesterday at the United Nations commenting on the report of the UN Special Rapporteur
on Right to Food as part of the work of the humanitarian, social and cultural committee in the human rights item.