Human Rights Council

Human Rights violations in the face of terrorism

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In her opening remarks, Ms Pansieri started by stressing the importance of reparation for victims of terrorism, saying that they need to be provided with equal access to justice and an effective remedy in order to benefit from adequate and prompt reparation for the harm suffered.

The Human Rights Council Fails to Condemn Iraqi Militias

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Atrocities committed by the jihadist group known as ISIS (the Islamic State) have been denounced in a resolution on the Iraq conflict adopted by consensus at the United Nations Human Rights Council on March 27, 2015.

The Fight for Privacy at the Human Rights Council

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The countries that have focused efforts on revealing the threats to privacy in the digital context are Germany and Brazil. The importance of privacy on the Internet was stressed by President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil at the UN General Assembly in 2013. Reports suggesting that “both Rousseff and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany were victims of US espionage” were also made.

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