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UN HRC UPR absent NGOs

8 Apr, '080 Comments

Damn! Working at the UN must be a version of a wet dream to those acronym aficionados, don’t you think! Anyway, Bahrain came out with flying colours in the first ever Universal Periodic Review (that’s the UPR part) in Geneva’s HQ of the United Nations (yes you guessed it) at their newly created Human Rights […]

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Provisional UNHCR report on Bahrain

Provisional UNHCR report on Bahrain

12 Mar, '085 Comments

Kiwi Nomad alluded to the “special” way that the GDN chooses to report the news, especially when the news is somewhat critical of the government. In this case, Geoff Bew seems to have chosen the ‘glass half full’ approach (of maybe his editor did? I don’t know) and printed the effervescent headline “UN report praises […]

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