News for 3 Mar 2017
03.03.2017 A necessary pillar for a lasting peace
“We, as human rights defenders, do not believe that people stand beside sufferance without compassion. People said “never again,” and their will has been a lasting peace.”
03.03.2017 Mental anguish ‘adds weight’ to argument for ending capital punishment – UN rights chief
The United Nations human rights chief today reiterated his call to abolish the death penalty as it raises serious issues in relation to the dignity and rights of all human beings, including the right to life and the right not to be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.