Stories Tagged 'Human rights violation'
Established in 1961 in Switzerland, WWF today has field offices in over 40 countries. Staffers in the charity’s in-country field offices are supposed to report any allegations of brutality back to its headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. But our investigation shows WWF staffers around the world have themselves been involved in questionable practices and continued to partner and advocate for those guilty of abuse and torture.
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The merger between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre) to form the Nepal Communist Party has affected the investigation into the war-era cases of human rights violations as the local governments in many places are now reluctant to cooperate in the investigation process, according to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
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In about two weeks, the terms of the two transitional bodies formed two years ago to hear complaints on war-time human rights violations and disappearances and recommend actions will end.
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The Informal Sector Service Centre has reported a significant decline in the number of human rights violations by the state, from 640 in 2013 to 309 in 2014.
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A UN official unveiling the report.
N Korea's leader Kim Jong-un and his officials could be at risk of prosecution for ordering systematic torture, starvation and mass killings, following the publication of a UN report.
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