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If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 11, 2017 0

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it’s the main abuser. A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces,

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In Brief: Botswana court rules women are no longer second-class citizens

In Brief: Botswana court rules women are no longer second-class citizens

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 12, 2012 0

JOHANNESBURG 12 October 2012 (IRIN) - A landmark ruling on 12 October by Gaborone’s High Court found that gender discrimination based on Botswana’s customary law is unconstitutional.

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