impunity

The Human Rights Council puts pressure on Eritrea to reform and respect human rights

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This 500-page report described the plight of Eritrean citizens who are subjected to “a state that rules through fear and a vast security network that reaches into every level of society”. Denouncing the impunity of the Eritrean government, the commission called on the Human Rights Council to closely monitor human rights violations which may constitute crimes against humanity.

The Deadly Fate of Journalists in armed conflict and the Failure to Protect

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Former French magistrate and former chairman of the United Nations Sub-commission on Human Rights Louis Joinet, who is considered to be the father of the struggle against impunity, pointed out that "if justice were infallible, the issue of human rights would not arise".

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