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India and Pakistan urged to allow observers to access Kashmir

Conflicting allegations over “serious” violations in Kashmir show the need for independent observers to be allowed to access the disputed region, according to the UN human rights office.

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“Voice of the voiceless” will carry on criticizing war violations of children

Governments which continue to violate children’s rights in conflict situations will continue to be scrutinized, despite their objections, according to a senior UN official.

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World on course for human rights “earthquake”

International human rights law is being violated “in multiple conflicts” and with “complete impunity”, while thousands of people risk starving to death in Syria, the UN’s human rights chief warned Monday.

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