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Entries by Navi Pillay from 08/2009

Why Today Is the First World Humanitarian Day

| Posted 08.18.2009 | World

August 19 is the day when 22 people, mostly UN staff, were killed by a bomb in Baghdad. Among the dead was my predecessor as High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sergio Vieira de Mello.

Investigate Alleged Abuse of Terror Suspects

| Posted 08.28.2009 | Politics

I hope there is a swift examination of the various allegations of abuse made by former and current detainees in Guantanamo and other US-run prisons.