UN rapporteur

Iran opposed to UN rapporteur`s visit: Official

Tehran is opposed to any visit by Ahmed Shaheed, the UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Iran, due to his "invalid" reports.

Jul 01, 2013, 10:07 AM IST

Repeal AFSPA, PSA, says UN rapporteur

A UN envoy on Friday said Armed Forces Special Powers Act
and the Public Safety Act should be repealed while
continuation of other controversial laws should be reviewed.

Jan 21, 2011, 22:50 PM IST

Small steps could end torture: UN rapporteur

Torture could easily be eradicated
if states would only make a small effort, the UN`s special
rapporteur on torture said on Saturday, deploring that innocent
people were often the main victims.

Jun 26, 2010, 23:53 PM IST