Justice

50 years after the killings in Indonesia: victims are still waiting for justice

Anglais

The Indonesian killings were the result of an anti-communist purge, following a failed coup attempted on 30 September 1965, in which an estimated 500’000 to 1 million people were killed. The purge was a major event in the annihilation of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) as a political force. The army as well as paramilitary groups, hunted down members of the PKI, which was blamed for the death of six army general on 30 September and 1 October.

Sri Lanka : une résolution historique pour la justice

Français

Le Haut-Commissaire pour les droits de l’homme Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein a tout d’abord salué les efforts du gouvernement sri lankais actuel en vue de collaborer avec le Haut-Commissariat sur les droits de l’homme des Nations Unies et les mécanismes des droits de l’homme relatifs aux Nations-Unies.

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