UN Special Rapporteur calls for an end to Israel’s violence in occupied territories — RT EN

23 Apr 2022 7:25 am Dozens of Palestinian worshipers were injured at the compound of al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem on Friday after heavily armed Israeli forces stormed al-Aqsa Mosque during the third Friday of Holy Ramadan. More than 30 Palestinians were injured on Friday after Israeli police in full gear stormed a sensitive holy […]

UN Special Rapporteur Melzer sees “systemic failure” in police violence in Germany — RT DE

Apr 22, 2022 7:27 am According to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer, the police often acted inhumanely against critics of the Corona measures during demonstrations. The competent authorities “don’t even see how blind they are,” said the UN representative. Nils Melzer, the UN special rapporteur on torture, draws the conclusion from his […]

UN rapporteur on torture quits early — RT EN

4 Feb 2022 5:22 pm The UN rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Nils Melzer, is resigning from his mandate early. He will take up a position as director of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in July, the Swiss said. The UN rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, stops. […]