Islamic Republic of Mauritania (5’)
At its closure, the 33rd HRC focused on conflict zones and situations where freedom of speech is not allowed. The war in Yemen was the main topic of this session because of a lot of NGOs, specialists and UN Rapporteurs tried to raise awareness on this critical situation. They asked to stop attacks on civilian and to ensure humanitarian access.
News from the terrorism and counterterrorism fronts has been grim of late. Extremists—with or without the support of armed groups—have staged a horrific run of attacks on the general population.
Human smuggling and human trafficking
CIPADH’s activities – During the first week of 2017, CIPADH dealt with different issues and themes regarding human rights and peace. The very first article focused on torture and, in particular, on the case of Turkmenistan. The analysis was centred on the state of prisons in Turkmenistan and the lack of human rights protection granted to inmates.
Prisoners or human beings?