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4 August 2015 — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations human rights office have strongly condemned the assassination attempt on Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, a leading Burundian human rights defender who was shot and wounded by unknown assailants in the capital on Monday.
Pakistan must immediately impose a moratorium on the death penalty after the execution of a man who was below 18 years old at the time of the crime, according to his lawyers, and who was tortured into a "confession" by police, Amnesty International said.
Hungary became the 37th state of the Council of Europe to ratify the Council of Europe’s Convention on Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. It will enter into force in Hungary on the 1st of December 2015.
Media workers, activists and supporters held a rally in Mexico City protesting over the murder of press photographer Ruben Espinosa.
The US has been spying on Japanese cabinet officials, banks and companies, including the Mitsubishi conglomerate, whistleblowing website Wikileaks says.
More than 1,700 attempts to cross the Eurotunnel to Britain were stopped overnight on Sunday, according to French police.
On 30 July 2015, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged every country to join the fight against human trafficking as United Nations agencies and their partners vowed to work together to support and protect victims of this transnational crime, while pursuing and prosecuting criminals and their networks.
Israeli police have arrested a man after six people were wounded in a stabbing at the Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem, the BBC reported.
I condemn the decision by a Tripoli court to sentence Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and eight other defendants to death, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland said.
New evidence showing that Israeli forces carried out war crimes in retaliation for the capture of an Israeli soldier has been released today in a joint report by Amnesty International and Forensic Architecture.
The evidence, which includes detailed analysis of vast quantities of multimedia materials, suggests that the systematic and apparently deliberate nature of the air and ground attack on Rafah which killed at least 135 civilians, may also amount to crimes against humanity.