Human Rights News: 12/05/14

A collection of the top human rights stories from around the world for the week commencing 12th May 2014.

French journalist Camille Lepage was tragically killed whilst working in the Central African Republic (bbc.co.uk)
French journalist Camille Lepage was tragically killed whilst working in the Central African Republic (bbc.co.uk)

Africa

Europe

Asia

  • The United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (USOSCE) issued a statement condemning the Azerbaijani government’s continued pressure on civil society and urged it to live up to its human rights obligations: http://osce.usmission.gov/may_15_14_azerbaijan.html
  • It is estimated that hundreds of people have been killed in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang after an apartment building collapsed: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-27459186

Middle East/ N Africa

US & Americas

 

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