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Egypt accuses U.N. of seeking to 'politicize' Morsi death

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:02 PM

Foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez says he condemns 'in the strongest terms' Rupert Colville's call for an independent investigation into Mohamed Morsi's death

MORSI SUPPORTERS. A person flashes Rabia sign (four-fingered hand sign by pro-Morsi supporters), during the symbolic funeral ceremony of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on June 18,2019 at Fatih mosque in Istanbul. Photo by AFP

U.N. calls for 'independent' probe into death of Egypt's Morsi

Jun 18, 2019 - 9:38 PM

'Any sudden death in custody must be followed by a prompt, impartial, thorough and transparent investigation carried out by an independent body to clarify the cause of death,' says the UN human rights office

PROBE. People hold pictures of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi during a symbolic funeral ceremony on June 18, 2019 at Fatih mosque in Istanbul. Photo by AFP

U.N. rights office: Maria Ressa arrest latest in ‘pattern of intimidation’ vs Rappler

Feb 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Charges that 'appear to be aimed at preventing journalists from undertaking their profession' also deprive the public of their right to information, says Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN Rights chief Michelle Bachelet

Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa arrives at the NBI Cybercrime Division office after her arrest on February 13, 2019. Photo ny LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Malacañang says UN rapporteur Callamard incompetent, biased

Nov 22, 2017 - 3:49 PM

After the UN human rights chief condemns Duterte's threat to slap Agnes Callamard, Malacañang says the President should not be judged for his 'colorful language'

UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard delivers a keynote message during the Drug Issues, Different Perspective: A Policy Forum at the UP campus on May 5, 2017. Rappler screengrab

Jokowi stands firm on looming executions

Mar 08, 2015 - 3:53 PM

But Jokowi says the government would be open to abolishing the death penalty if the Indonesian people wanted change

INTERVIEW. President Joko Widodo in an interview with Al Jazeera. Screenshot from interview video.

Komisaris Tinggi HAM PBB desak Indonesia hentikan hukuman mati

Mar 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Komisi HAM PBB mendesak pemerintah Indonesia untuk hentikan hukuman mati bagi pengedar narkoba mengatakan narkoba bukan kejahatan paling serius

Juru Bicara Komisi HAM PBB Rupert Colville dalam jumpa pers di Islamabad, 2001. Foto oleh AFP.