Navi Pillay

Indian ban on gay sex violates international law: UN
World

Indian ban on gay sex violates international law: UN

A decision by the Indian Supreme Court to reinstate a ban on gay sex represents a “significant step backwards for…
FM meets with Ethiopian, Sudanese and UN officials in New York
Egypt

FM meets with Ethiopian, Sudanese and UN officials in New York

Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy held talks with his Ethiopian counterpart Tedros Adhanom and Sudanese minister Ali Karti, as well as…
Foreign Ministry: No request from UN human rights delegation
Egypt

Foreign Ministry: No request from UN human rights delegation

The Egyptian mission to the United Nations in Geneva has not received an official request from UN High Commissioner for…
African Union suspends Egypt after army overthrow of Morsy
Egypt

African Union suspends Egypt after army overthrow of Morsy

ADDIS ABABA  - The African Union on Friday suspended Egypt from all its activities after the Egyptian military overthrew the…
U.N.’s Pillay concerned over detention of Muslim Brotherhood
Egypt

U.N.’s Pillay concerned over detention of Muslim Brotherhood

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday she was concerned by reports of the detention…
UN: Egypt must protect peaceful protesters
Egypt

UN: Egypt must protect peaceful protesters

Egypt's government must protect peaceful protesters and prosecute anyone inciting violence, including government members, UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay…
Egypt NGO law could undermine freedoms: UN rights chief
Egypt

Egypt NGO law could undermine freedoms: UN rights chief

An Egyptian bill that would tighten control over non-governmental organizations could deal a serious blow to human rights and freedoms…
UN: Detainees held by Libya rebels still tortured
World

UN: Detainees held by Libya rebels still tortured

Detainees from Libya's civil war held by revolutionary brigades continue to be subjected to torture despite efforts by the provisional…
UN human rights chief calls for action to protect Syrians
World

UN human rights chief calls for action to protect Syrians

GENEVA — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay called on Friday for the international community to take…
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