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MY World Survey

The MY World Survey offers everyone the opportunity to share their opinions with the United Nations and its partners. The survey asks you about the kind of world you want to see and what issues [read…]

Africa

Deaths in DR Congo detention centres doubled in 2012, says UN report

“Someone deprived of their liberty, should never be allowed to die of hunger or ill-treatment,” said the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay. “It is the responsibility of the State to keep prisoners alive and in good health, in accordance with international standards. The very serious and persistent problems surrounding detention conditions in the DRC need to be addressed without further delay.” [read…]