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 A demonstration against racism, hatred and islamophobia in Brussels, Belgium, 2019. ©EPA Photo

Victims mount as extreme nationalism fuels racism

From Montenegro to New Zealand, racist intimidation and violence cast a dark shadow over this year’s global commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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 Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour (left) listens to Peter Pringle, the last man to be sentenced to death in Ireland, who now campaigns for global abolition of the death penalty and provides support to exonerated former prisoners.

Tortured lives after the death penalty

At the screening of the BBC documentary “Fallout” at the UN in New York, exonerated death row victims narrate their struggles to piece together their broken lives without government compensation or support.


Still powerful: UDHR at 70

In an era of “backlash against human rights,” how can the 70-year-old Universal Declaration of Human Rights help to solve today’s and emerging global challenges?

Noticias/derechos humanos

Human Rights Day 2019
Remarks by Andrew Gilmour, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at the event entitled "Celebrating Human Rights Day: Youth Standing Up for Human Rights", UN Headquarters, New York, 10 December 2019

Occupied Palestinian Territory
Statement by ASG Andrew Gilmour at the General Assembly Fourth Committee, New York, 13 November 2019.

Palestinian children
Remarks by ASG Gilmour about Palestinian children at the General Assembly Fourth Committee meeting, New York, 13 November 2019

Intimidation and reprisals - examining trends
Comments by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, at OHCHR side event on "Intimidation and reprisals for cooperation with the UN: Examining trends 2016-2019", New York, 15 October 2019

Human rights need to be at center of climate action stage
“Too long working independently of each other, the environmental and human rights movements now need to come much closer together,” said ASG Gilmour at the PreCOP in Costa Rica

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