Tag: OHCHR

Tunisia: Kais Saied officially dissolves the high judicial council

February 14, 2022

Tunisian President Kais Saied Sunday officially dissolved the High Judicial Council; the country’s judicial independent body that he accuses of being in league with some ... Read More

UN experts accuse Algerian regime of using ‘terrorism’ as a political tool to suppress public freedoms

January 6, 2022

UN experts and Special Rapporteurs have accused the Algerian regime of "politically instrumentalizing terrorism" to suppress public freedoms. In a correspondence addressed to the Office ... Read More

OHCHR: Algerian, International NGOs denounce serious rights violations in Algeria

June 22, 2021

Several Algerian and international NGOs have decried, at the 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council currently held in Geneva, the “massive and flagrant ... Read More

Algeria: UN increasingly concerned over crackdown on peaceful protesters, violation of fundamental rights

May 11, 2021

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reiterated on Tuesday its deep concern over the deterioration of the human rights ... Read More

Morocco’s cooperation with OHCHR & UN Human Rights Mechanisms hailed by Commissioner Bachelet as positive

April 29, 2021

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday commended Morocco's positive cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR) and the ... Read More

OHCHR denounces “systematic violations by Algerian security forces” against Sahrawis in Tindouf

April 8, 2021

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has severely criticized the Algerian regime for the assassination of two Saharawi gold ... Read More

Migrants, Refugees in Libya Face ‘unimaginable horrors’ – UN Report

December 21, 2018

Migrants and refugees are being subjected to "unimaginable horrors" from the moment they enter Libya, throughout their stay in the country and – if they ... Read More

UN Urges Algeria to Stop Expelling Sub-Saharans

May 23, 2018

The United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) urged Algerian Government to stop rounding up and collectively expelling thousands of Sub-Saharan, saying such an ill- treatment ... Read More

UN Expresses ‘Deep Shock’ at Scale of Executions in Egypt

January 6, 2018

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) expressed its "deep shock" after 20 people were reported to have been executed in ... Read More

Libya: UN blasts EU-backed anti-migration plan over gross human rights abuses

November 15, 2017

The UN Tuesday lambasted in a report the EU-backed plan meant to fight illegal migration in Libya over the inhuman conditions prevailing in the camps ... Read More