Col. Sagir Musa Human rights are basic rights and freedoms that belong to every person in the world, from birth until death. These rights are fundamental, inalienable, natural and lawful and are attached to human existence. They are based on shared values like dignity, equality, fairness, respect and independence irrespective of
More than 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in Central African Republic (CAR), in an attack on a Catholic mission sheltering 20,000 refugees, according to a regional legislator. The violence in the town of Alindao, some 300km east of the capital, Bangui, began on Thursday when Christian militiamen known as "Anti-balaka"
The United Nations (UN) has lifted its sanctions on Eritrea, nine years after they were imposed. This decision was reached on during a meeting of the UN Security Council which follows a rapprochement between Eritrea and neighbouring Ethiopia in recent months. In 2009, the UN imposed a nationwide arms embargo, travel ban and asset freeze on
The Good Governance Advocacy Project, a civil society organization, has called on the United Nations and International Criminal Court to investigate, prosecute and convict former President Olusegun Obasanjo and erstwhile Minister of Defence TY Danjuma, for their alleged involvement in war crimes and other offenses against humanity that took place
Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is "unprecedented in scale," the UN said Monday in a landmark report that warns time is running out to avert disaster. Earth's surface has warmed one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) -- enough to lift
• H.E., Maria Fernanda Espinosa (Ecuador) President of the United Nations General Assembly The Ecuadoran Permanent Mission to UN 760 United Nations Plaza, Manhattan New York City, New York, USA • H.E., Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres (Portugal) Secretary General of the United Nations The UN Headquarters, First Avenue, 46th Street New York, NY 10017, USA • H.E., Ambassador
•Urges FG to ascertain a verifiable number of illicit SAWL in circulation •Said its 4.5 million not 350 million as claimed Tunde Alana The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has lampooned Nigeria's Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdurahman Dambazau (rtd) and Nigerian-born Country Director of UNREC, Mrs. Olatokunbo