Ravina Shamdasani

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Ravina Shamdasani said : "The high commissioner states that there are clear echoes of Syria in 2011," "There too, we saw peaceful protests met with unnecessary and clearly disproportionate force. The state's brutal, persistent repression of its own people led to some individuals taking up arms, followed by a downward and rapidly expanding spiral of violence all across the country" External link

voanews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "As arrests continue, with at least 3,080 people currently detained, there are reports that 23 people have been sentenced to death following secret trials — including four protesters and 19 others who were accused of political and criminal offenses. The mass arrests have forced hundreds of people to go into hiding," External link

voanews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani noted ( about The Syrian ) : "The mass arrests have forced hundreds of people to go into hiding, and reports suggest that many journalists, civil society activists, celebrities, and other public figures are being sought, many simply because of the dissent they have been expressing online," External link

yenisafak-en Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said ( about Michelle Bachelet ) : “In our June 2020 report, the [UN] high commissioner (for human rights Michelle Bachelet) warned that such public labeling has proved to be extremely dangerous and she urged the protection of human rights defenders, journalists and others at risk,” “In recent months, there has been dozens of activists and journalists who have been arrested, including on human rights day on December 2020,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This comes at a time when Muslim women in Europe are already reporting increased discrimination, stereotyping, hostility, and in some cases, even physical violence because of their clothing," "We note and appreciate the fact that the Swiss federal government opposed this initiative and proposed an acceptable alternative solution," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and ‘red-tagging’ of human rights defenders,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This comes at a time when Muslim women in Europe are already reporting increased discrimination, stereotyping, hostility, and in some cases, even physical violence because of their clothing," "We note and appreciate the fact that the Swiss federal government opposed this initiative and proposed an acceptable alternative solution," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

whig Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law," External link

startribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and 'red-tagging' of human rights defenders," External link

rappler Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The United Nations is working with the government to strengthen these mechanisms, but we stress that these must be prompt, transparent, and effective in order to meet international standards," External link

rappler Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

680news Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani sublinhou : “Os defensores dos direitos humanos sempre foram rotulados de ‘vermelhos’ ou acusados de servir de fachada para o braço armado do Partido Comunista” External link

observador Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani sublinhou : “A Suíça juntou-se a uma minoria de países nos quais a lei discrimina ativamente as mulheres muçulmanas e isso é profundamente lamentável” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and 'red-tagging' of human rights defenders," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : “Estamos profundamente preocupados que essas últimas mortes sejam um sinal de uma escalada de violência, atos de intimidação, assédio e rotulagem vermelha (comunista) de defensores dos direitos humanos” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani sublinhou : “Os defensores dos direitos humanos sempre foram rotulados de ‘vermelhos’ ou acusados de servir de fachada para o braço armado do Partido Comunista” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and 'red-tagging' of human rights defenders," External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters” External link

myanmarnews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:54:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:53:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 1, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 1, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 1, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 1, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : “O povo de Myanmar tem o direito de exigir pacificamente a reposição da democracia” External link

cmjornal Monday, March 1, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy," "Use of lethal force against non-violent demonstrators is never justifiable under international human rights norms" External link

saharareporters Monday, March 1, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Police and military forces have confronted peaceful demonstrations, using lethal force and less-than-lethal force that – according to credible information received by the UN Human Rights Office – has left at least 18 people dead and over 30 wounded,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy. These fundamental rights must be respected by the military and police, not met with violent and bloody repression,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, March 1, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Condenamos com força a escalada da violência contra manifestantes em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares o fim imediato do uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

em Monday, March 1, 2021 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

nytimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Condenamos veementemente a escalada da violência contra os protestos em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares que parem imediatamente com o uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

noticias-terra-br Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous condamnons fermement la répression violente des manifestations en Birmanie, et appelons les militaires à cesser immédiatement d'utiliser la force contre des manifestants pacifiques" External link

msn-fr Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous condamnons fermement la répression violente des manifestations en Birmanie, et appelons les militaires à cesser immédiatement d’utiliser la force contre des manifestants pacifiques" External link

atlantico Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous condamnons fermement la répression violente des manifestations en Birmanie, et appelons les militaires à cesser immédiatement d'utiliser la force contre des manifestants pacifiques" External link

tv5 Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy," "These fundamental rights must be respected by the military and police, not met with violent and bloody repression" External link

haberler-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar," External link

haberler-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Since the beginning of the coup d'état in Myanmar on 1 February, the police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists, and medical professionals," External link

haberler-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou ( about Em Mianmar ) : "Condenamos veementemente a repressão cada vez mais violenta sobre os protestos em Myanmar e pedimos aos militares que parem imediatamente de usar a força contra manifestações pacíficas" External link

voaportugues Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani ajouté : "Les forces de sécurité ont également utilisé des gaz lacrymogènes ainsi que des grenades assourdissantes ou paralysantes" External link

francetvinfo Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Condenamos com força a escalada da violência contra manifestantes em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares o fim imediato do uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

em Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Condenamos veementemente a repressão cada vez mais violenta sobre os protestos em Myanmar e pedimos aos militares que parem imediatamente de usar a força contra manifestações pacíficas" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Condenamos com força a escalada da violência contra manifestantes em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares o fim imediato do uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

uol Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters," External link

RTERadio Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy," External link

afp-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar," External link

afp-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There are reports that the number of people arrested yesterday was as high as 1,400. The government must ensure that demonstrations are handled in line with its obligations under international human rights law" External link

haberler-en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani noted : "a large number of the executions are based on charges that do not amount to 'most serious crimes', including drug and national security charges, and following serious shortcomings of fair trial and due process rights" External link

irishsun Friday, January 29, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani noted : “a large number of the executions are based on charges that do not amount to ‘most serious crimes’, including drug and national security charges, and following serious shortcomings of fair trial and due process rights” External link

un-org Friday, January 29, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “These incidents raise serious concerns about the imminent risk of further violence in Darfur, in an environment where decades-old ethnic and tribal tensions that were further stoked by the previous regime continue to fester,” External link

modernghana Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “These incidents raise serious concerns about the imminent risk of further violence in Darfur, in an environment where decades-old ethnic and tribal tensions that were further stoked by the previous regime continue to fester,” External link

rfi-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani says : “In the run-up to the election, numerous human rights violations have been reported, including the rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and participation, as well as arbitrary deprivation of life, arbitrary arrest and detention, and torture,” External link

independent-UG Sunday, January 10, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Numerosas violações dos direitos humanos foram relatadas, incluindo dos direitos à liberdade de expressão, reunião e participação pacíficas, bem como privação arbitrária da vida, prisão e detenção arbitrárias e tortura. Na verdade, assédio, maus-tratos, prisões arbitrárias e detenções de candidatos e simpatizantes da oposição foram desenvolvimentos preocupantes durante a campanha eleitoral" External link

voaportugues Sunday, January 10, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Many of them are kept effectively incommunicado in detention. They do not have access to their families,” External link

voanews Saturday, January 9, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now the kinds of reprisals and intimidation that they face can include harassment, travel bans, loss of employment, physical attacks as well as arbitrary arrest, detention and torture…So, it is very important for us to send an alarm on this,” External link

voanews Saturday, January 9, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

citizen Friday, January 8, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, January 8, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion," External link

afp-en Friday, January 8, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 8, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "But the bottom line is that these are human beings who, whether they plan to stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina, whether they were transiting through Bosnia and Herzegovina trying to access other parts of Europe, they are currently on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina," External link

voanews Friday, January 1, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “There are deeply troubling allegations that forced confessions extracted through torture were used in the conviction of Mr. Rezaiee,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, January 1, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There are deeply troubling allegations that forced confessions extracted through torture were used in the conviction of Mr. Rezaiee," External link

rferl Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

upi Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "A execução de infratores menores é categoricamente proibida pelo direito internacional e o Irã tem a obrigação de respeitar essa proibição" External link

em Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

afp-en Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : "We call on the Government of Thailand to stop the repeated use of such serious criminal charges against individuals for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, December 18, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Estamos particularmente preocupados com um manifestante de 16 anos apresentado ontem [na quinta-feira] pela polícia a um tribunal de menores com um pedido de detenção" External link

angop Friday, December 18, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We also remain concerned that other serious criminal charges are being filed against protesters engaged in peaceful protests in recent months" External link

haberler-en Friday, December 18, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : “We call on the Government of Thailand to stop the repeated use of such serious criminal charges against individuals for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly,” External link

news18 Friday, December 18, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : “We call on the Government of Thailand to stop the repeated use of such serious criminal charges against individuals for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly,” External link

ara-reuters Friday, December 18, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “may have been killed by members of the security forces” “Earlier, in September and October 2020 there was a disturbing series of killings of at least six individuals, including activists and church workers, as well as non-indigenous residents. At least two members of the security forces were also killed in clashes” External link

guardian Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani souligné : "Le nombre d’afro-brésiliens victimes d’homicide est disproportionné si on le compare à tout autre groupe" External link

temoignages Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The highly aggressive rhetoric on both sides regarding the fight for Mekelle is dangerously provocative and risks placing already vulnerable and frightened civilians in grave danger," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : "Vimos um coronel etíope vir e dizer que não haverá misericórdia. Por outro lado, vimos a liderança da TPLF (Frente de Libertação do Povo do Tigré) dizer que estão prontos para morrer. Este é o tipo de retórica que é extremamente preocupante e que pode provocar ou pode levar a violações graves da lei humanitária internacional" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have seen an Ethiopian colonel come out and say there will be no mercy. On the other side you have had the TPLF (Tigray People's Liberation Front) leadership say they are ready to die. This is the kind of rhetoric that is extremely worrying and that may provoke or may lead to serious violations of international humanitarian law," External link

trust2 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "O racismo estrutural, a discriminação e a violência que as pessoas de origem africana enfrentam no Brasil são documentados por dados oficiais, o que indica que o número de vítimas afro-brasileiras de homicídio é desproporcionadamente superior ao de outros grupos" External link

uol Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : “We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists … are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society,” External link

tamilguardian Monday, November 23, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : “We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists … are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society,” External link

aljazeera-en Friday, November 20, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : "We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists... are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society," External link

afp-en Friday, November 20, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : "We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists... are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society," External link

afp-en Friday, November 20, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani affirmé : "Nous avons reçu des allégations selon lesquelles il aurait été torturé pendant son interrogatoire" External link

lorientlejour Friday, November 20, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous appelons le gouvernement à déclarer un moratoire sur la peine de mort en vue de son abolition" External link

lorientlejour Friday, November 20, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “This is really quite an alarming flare-up of these tensions, which have now entered into a phase of violence. … Since then, it has been very difficult to get information exactly about what is happening on the ground, because there has been an internet shutdown and phone lines have also been cut,” “So we are very worried, especially as we are not able to access information about the impact of the clashes on civilians” External link

africanewswire Monday, November 9, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “What that means is that, you know, people are left desolate,” “They are left feeling like there are entire communities that are pitted against each other and that this then provides fertile ground for further intercommunal clashes, more casualties” External link

africanewswire Monday, November 9, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Given the history of electoral violence in Côte d'Ivoire, we appeal to all parties to refrain from using discriminatory and provocative language along ethnic affiliations that could lead to more divisions in society and, ultimately, to violence," External link

allafrica Friday, November 6, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani insisté : «Les auteurs doivent rendre des comptes dans le respect des normes internationales en matière de droits de l'homme» External link

lesoirdalgerie Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “But we have been able to get information corroborated by various sources that it was perpetrated by a group of men armed with guns and machetes, who broke into the school and they shot indiscriminately while the students were studying,” External link

voanews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “This repression of dissenting voices intensified in the lead up to the elections, when the rights to freedom of expression and political participation should be upheld, not repressed…We are particularly alarmed by reports that three people were reportedly killed…and others injured on Pemba island in the Zanzibar archipelago where police fired live ammunition in clashes with opposition supporters,” External link

voanews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We call on all relevant actors to ensure that the elections take place in a peaceful, inclusive and participatory manner, with people being able to cast their votes free of fear and intimidation,” External link

voanews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "While the elections represent an important milestone in Myanmar's democratic transition, the civic space is still marred by continuing restrictions of the freedoms of opinion, expression and access to information, and the use of language that could amount to incitement to discrimination, hostility and violence" External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani insisté : "Les auteurs doivent rendre des comptes dans le respect des normes internationales en matière de droits de l'homme" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We also call on the government to take measures to ensure that the right to political participation can be exercised by all, without discrimination of any kind," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “While the elections represent an important milestone in Myanmar’s democratic transition, the civic space is still marred by continuing restrictions of the freedoms of opinion, expression and access to information, and the use of language that could amount to incitement to discrimination, hostility and violence” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "disproportionately, the Rohingya Muslim and ethnic Rakhine population in Rakhine State," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said ( about Commission ) : "Additionally, there has been significant disenfranchisement resulting from the Union Election Commission's announcement on 16 October that elections would not be taking place in 56 townships, including in Rakhine State," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are also troubled at the intolerance for criticism against the government or the military, known as the Tatmadaw," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Four of the students have been convicted, with two of them sentenced to over six years' imprisonment," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “These unidentified individuals are known as microbes who have carried out these assaults, threats, intimidating protesters wielding machetes and knives. There are allegations that the modus operandi of these microbes, as they are called, are known to the state authorities,” External link

voanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Given the history of electoral violence in Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), we appeal to all parties to refrain from using discriminatory and provocative language along ethnic affiliations that could lead to more divisions in society and, ultimately, violence,” External link

voanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents," External link

voanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : ``We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,'' External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have serious concerns about the human rights situation in Myanmar ahead of its general elections on 8 November," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “While the elections represent an important milestone in Myanmar’s democratic transition, the civic space is still marred by continuing restrictions of the freedoms of opinion, expression and access to information, and the use of language that could amount to incitement to discrimination, hostility, and violence,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “All those arrested and detained solely for exercising their rights, or lending legal assistance to others who have been arrested, should be released immediately,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have also witnessed the unnecessary and excessive use of force by security forces against women demonstrators on at least five separate occasions in recent weeks," "We have also documented the intimidation of those participating in peaceful demonstrations — including protesters calling for measures to alleviate the economic impact of COVID on livelihoods, as well as environmental activists, and those demanding the release of detained human rights defenders" External link

voanews Friday, September 11, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "In fact, there was a letter that was sent out by the Ministry of the Interior publicly stating that a lot of these activities carried out by very prominent human rights groups are conducive to activities — and I quote — 'to create provocation and incitement affecting the stability, security, public order and create chaos in society through the use of social media and other media networks,'" External link

voanews Friday, September 11, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying," External link

startribune Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The current act contains a very broad definition of terrorism and the new proposed Anti-Terrorism Act takes that even further," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The current act contains a very broad definition of terrorism and the new proposed Anti-Terrorism Act takes that even further," External link

trust Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The government has a duty under its constitution and under human rights law to protect people from human rights violations," "Just because it is popular does not make it right" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani : "Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters from all walks of life and confessions, continue to unleash anger across the country, against what they perceive to be decades of corruption and government mismanagement" External link

polandsun Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani : “Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters from all walks of life and confessions, continue to unleash anger across the country, against what they perceive to be decades of corruption and government mismanagement” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 25, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani : “Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters from all walks of life and confessions, continue to unleash anger across the country, against what they perceive to be decades of corruption and government mismanagement” External link

unmultimedia-en Friday, October 25, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani dit : "Notre bureau a reçu des allégations de violations des droits de l'homme commises par les forces de sécurité de l'Etat, ainsi que des informations faisant état de crimes commis par des tierces parties" "Nous appelons les autorités à mener rapidement des enquêtes efficaces, transparentes, indépendantes et impartiales sur toutes les violations des droits de l'homme et les abus commis dans le cadre des manifestations" External link

french.china.org.cn Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The arrests are continuing, with a number of well-known and respected civil society figures affected, some of whom have been accused of terrorism,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We call on the Egyptian authorities to promptly and effectively investigate any allegations of torture or ill-treatment in detention and to take effective legislative, administrative, judicial or other measures to prevent such acts,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani aseguró : “Hacemos un llamamiento a las autoridades para que garanticen el pleno respeto de las garantías del debido proceso y las inmunidades pertinentes” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 18, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “People have a right to protest peacefully, and a right to express their opinions, including on social media” External link

middleeastmonitor Friday, October 18, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "ensuite obligée de rester face à un mur pendant sept heures" External link

afp-fr Friday, October 18, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "then allegedly forced to stand facing a wall for seven hours," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said ( about Abdel Fattah ) : "Allegedly, prison officers blindfolded Mr. Abdel Fattah, forced him to strip down to his underwear and walk down a prison corridor while being struck on his back and neck," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We also remain deeply concerned about the situation in Al Dhale, in southwest Yemen, since the escalation of military operations there in March 2019, including the use of landmines -- which are by their very nature indiscriminate -- as well as airstrikes, shelling and ground fighting," "We urge all parties to the conflict to seek to de-escalate the situation, and to ensure that any attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure are meaningfully investigated and the perpetrators brought to justice," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani says : “We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment,” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are continuing to gather... details of the violations they have been subjected to, but initial reports suggest hundreds have already been displaced," "Such arrests and forced displacements breach international human rights and humanitarian law," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment," External link

pulse Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are continuing to gather... details of the violations they have been subjected to, but initial reports suggest hundreds have already been displaced," "Such arrests and forced displacements breach international human rights and humanitarian law," External link

pulse Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are continuing to gather... details of the violations they have been subjected to, but initial reports suggest hundreds have already been displaced," "Such arrests and forced displacements breach international human rights and humanitarian law," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani dit : "Nous avons reçu de multiples sources des informations sur des arrestations, des détentions arbitraires, des déplacements forcés, des agressions physiques et des harcèlements, ainsi que sur des pillages et des actes de vandalisme commis par les forces de sécurité contre des centaines d'habitants (originaires) du Nord" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The arrests also took place without warrants for the most part and they were held without being brought to a court for several months or up to a year in many casesAnd suddenly, in fact it came as a surprise to all of us," "Suddenly on Tuesday, the court read out the judgement and the convictions and the sentencing" External link

globalsecurity Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This is why we felt it important to come out now and speak about the high likelihood that many of these charges are politically motivated, that there are very credible allegations of torture and ill-treatment," "Our colleagues on the ground in Yemen have been able to interview some of the detainees and their families and to document these allegations" External link

globalsecurity Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We are deeply alarmed by the imposition of the death penalty on 30 people by the Specialised First Instance Criminal Court of the de facto authorities in [Yemeni capital] Sana’a,” External link

middleeastmonitor Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We understand that the convictions and sentences will be appealed and call on the Appellate Court to take heed of the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people” External link

middleeastmonitor Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Any politically motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with,” External link

middleeastmonitor Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defense,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 12, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families,” “Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 12, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani ameongeza : “ofisi ya haki za binadamu imepokea taarifa za kuaminika zikipendekeza kwamba wengi wa watu hao waliohukumiwa walikuwa ni waathirika wa kuwekwa rumande kinyume cha sheria pamoja na utesaji na aina nyingine ya ukatili wakiwa rumande” External link

unmultimedia Friday, July 12, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

dhakatribune Friday, July 12, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defence," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families," "Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defence,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, July 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families,” “Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, July 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defense," External link

aawsat Friday, July 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : "There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families," "Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with," External link

aawsat Friday, July 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

pulse Friday, July 12, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 12, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defence," External link

trust Friday, July 12, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families," "Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with," External link

trust Friday, July 12, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

afp-en Friday, July 12, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "She is deeply shocked from all these perspectives at the way that children are forced to sleep on the floor in overcrowded facilities, without access to adequate health care or food, separated from their families in many circumstances, under very poor sanitation conditions," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This is particularly egregious when in the case of children who, in many cases, are separated from their families, being held in horrid detention conditions," "The many different U.N. human rights bodies have found that the detention of migrant children may constitute cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, which is, of course, prohibited by international law" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "She is deeply shocked from all these perspectives at the way that children are forced to sleep on the floor in overcrowded facilities, without access to adequate health care or food, separated from their families in many circumstances, under very poor sanitation conditions," External link

voanews Monday, July 8, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This is particularly egregious when in the case of children who, in many cases, are separated from their families, being held in horrid detention conditions," "The many different U.N. human rights bodies have found that the detention of migrant children may constitute cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, which is, of course, prohibited by international law" External link

voanews Monday, July 8, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : "pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde e é profundamente desumano" External link

sabado Saturday, May 25, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani comentou : "Lamentamos a ausência de uma modificação clara do quadro legal [na Hungria], já que os relatos sugerem que a prática continua a acontecer" External link

sabado Saturday, May 25, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “So we are calling on the United States and all other countries to ensure that women have access to safe abortions. At an absolute minimum, in cases of rape, incest and fetal anomaly, there needs to be safe access to abortions,” External link

dailycaller Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Seguimos com grande preocupação a situação na Venezuela" External link

gazetadigital Monday, May 13, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani explicou : "Preocupa-nos especialmente sua situação, já que ele corre alto risco de ser torturado ou sofrer maus-tratos" External link

gazetadigital Monday, May 13, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "while the circumstances around the captain's decision to finally steer the ship to Malta are disputed, we are deeply concerned by the severity of the charges. In spite of the fact that two of them are minors, all three of the accused were held in the high-security division of an adult prison after they were reportedly interrogated by the authorities without being appointed legal guardians or placed in the care of independent child protection officials, responsible for ensuring their best interests" External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, May 11, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “While the circumstances around the captain’s decision to finally steer the ship to Malta are disputed, we are deeply concerned by the severity of the charges,” “In spite of the fact that two of them are minors, all three of the accused were held in the high-security division of an adult prison after they were reportedly interrogated by the authorities without being appointed legal guardians or placed in the care of independent child protection officials, responsible for ensuring their best interests” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We understand that many of the migrants who arrived in Malta on the El Hiblu I were dehydrated and exhibited clear signs of torture and ill-treatment, including several children. It is unclear whether they remain in the Initial Reception Centre, where most of them were being held initially. We urge the Maltese authorities to ensure the proper care and protection of these individuals, including by releasing them to non-custodial Open Centres where their vulnerabilities and protection needs can be best assessed,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Once again, we urge the European Union and its Member States to implement a common, human rights-based response to maritime migration from Libya. States need to ensure sufficient search and rescue resources in the Mediterranean Sea, and to guarantee that non-governmental search and rescue organisations can perform their life-saving activities without being criminalised. States must ensure that all rescued migrants can disembark swiftly in a port of safety where their rights are respected and make it clear that no returns should take place directly or indirectly to Libya,” “Libya, very clearly, is not a safe port. A State’s forcible return of migrants who have been rescued at sea to Libya violates the core legal principle of non-refoulement, which prohibits returns where there are substantial grounds for believing that a person would be at risk of serious human rights violations or other irreparable harm” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, May 8, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

news9 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

wftv Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani dit : "Les personnes qui fuient les hostilités courent un grand risque et continuent de se heurter à de graves problèmes de protection" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

wsoctv Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

macaudailytimes Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

9news Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, May 7, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

csmonitor Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : "The accused, aged 15, 16 and 19, have been charged under Maltese laws for allegedly hijacking the ship and forcing it to go to Malta. Some of the charges are punishable by life imprisonment," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, May 7, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou ( about da Venezuela ) : “Estamos a seguir com grande preocupação a situação na Venezuela” External link

jornaldeangola Saturday, May 4, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : "pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde e é profundamente desumano" External link

cmjornal Friday, May 3, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani comentou : "Lamentamos a ausência de uma modificação clara do quadro legal [na Hungria], já que os relatos sugerem que a prática continua a acontecer" External link

cmjornal Friday, May 3, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : “Estamos preocupados com as privações nestas zonas de trânsito” External link

expresso Friday, May 3, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : “Pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde, além de ser completamente desumano” External link

expresso Friday, May 3, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : “pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde e é profundamente desumano” External link

dnoticias Friday, May 3, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani señaló : “Seguimos con gran preocupación la situación en Venezuela” External link

monumental Friday, May 3, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani indicó : “Nos preocupa especialmente su situación, ya que corre alto riesgo de ser torturado o sufrir maltratos” External link

monumental Friday, May 3, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani amesema : “Katika mazingira ya uchaguzi ambayo tayari yana mvutano, naisihi serikali itumie ujumbe dhahiri kabisa kuwa vitisho na ghasia dhidi ya wapinzani wa kisiasa havitavumiliwa,” External link

unmultimedia Friday, December 14, 2018 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani amesema : “tunasikitishwa na uamzi huu sababu tulikuwa tunapendelea kuendeleza ushirikiano na Burundi” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:24:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
spokeswoman66.67%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
spokesperson16.67%EN09/20/201220/09/2012
portavoz16.67%ES11/08/201108/11/2011
Names Lang Count
Ravina ShamdasaniEN69.33%
Ravina ShamdasaniFR21.64%
Ravina ShamdasaniPT7.35%
Ravina ShamdasaniES1.26%
Ravina ShamdasaniAR0.11%
Ravina ShamdasaniPL0.11%
Ravina ShamdasaniMT0.11%
Ravina ShamdasaniDA0.11%


 
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Ravina Shamdasani

Last updated on 2013-11-20T06:48+0300.

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Ravina Shamdasani said : "The high commissioner states that there are clear echoes of Syria in 2011," "There too, we saw peaceful protests met with unnecessary and clearly disproportionate force. The state's brutal, persistent repression of its own people led to some individuals taking up arms, followed by a downward and rapidly expanding spiral of violence all across the country" External link

voanews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "As arrests continue, with at least 3,080 people currently detained, there are reports that 23 people have been sentenced to death following secret trials — including four protesters and 19 others who were accused of political and criminal offenses. The mass arrests have forced hundreds of people to go into hiding," External link

voanews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani noted ( about The Syrian ) : "The mass arrests have forced hundreds of people to go into hiding, and reports suggest that many journalists, civil society activists, celebrities, and other public figures are being sought, many simply because of the dissent they have been expressing online," External link

yenisafak-en Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said ( about Michelle Bachelet ) : “In our June 2020 report, the [UN] high commissioner (for human rights Michelle Bachelet) warned that such public labeling has proved to be extremely dangerous and she urged the protection of human rights defenders, journalists and others at risk,” “In recent months, there has been dozens of activists and journalists who have been arrested, including on human rights day on December 2020,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This comes at a time when Muslim women in Europe are already reporting increased discrimination, stereotyping, hostility, and in some cases, even physical violence because of their clothing," "We note and appreciate the fact that the Swiss federal government opposed this initiative and proposed an acceptable alternative solution," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and ‘red-tagging’ of human rights defenders,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This comes at a time when Muslim women in Europe are already reporting increased discrimination, stereotyping, hostility, and in some cases, even physical violence because of their clothing," "We note and appreciate the fact that the Swiss federal government opposed this initiative and proposed an acceptable alternative solution," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

whig Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law," External link

startribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and 'red-tagging' of human rights defenders," External link

rappler Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The United Nations is working with the government to strengthen these mechanisms, but we stress that these must be prompt, transparent, and effective in order to meet international standards," External link

rappler Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

680news Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now that the initiative has passed, in the wake of a political publicity campaign with strong xenophobic undertones, Switzerland is joining the small number of countries where actively discriminating against Muslim women is now sanctioned by law,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani sublinhou : “Os defensores dos direitos humanos sempre foram rotulados de ‘vermelhos’ ou acusados de servir de fachada para o braço armado do Partido Comunista” External link

observador Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani sublinhou : “A Suíça juntou-se a uma minoria de países nos quais a lei discrimina ativamente as mulheres muçulmanas e isso é profundamente lamentável” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and 'red-tagging' of human rights defenders," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : “Estamos profundamente preocupados que essas últimas mortes sejam um sinal de uma escalada de violência, atos de intimidação, assédio e rotulagem vermelha (comunista) de defensores dos direitos humanos” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani sublinhou : “Os defensores dos direitos humanos sempre foram rotulados de ‘vermelhos’ ou acusados de servir de fachada para o braço armado do Partido Comunista” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are deeply worried that these latest killings indicate an escalation in violence, intimidation, harassment and 'red-tagging' of human rights defenders," External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters” External link

myanmarnews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:54:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:53:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 1, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 1, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 1, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 1, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : “O povo de Myanmar tem o direito de exigir pacificamente a reposição da democracia” External link

cmjornal Monday, March 1, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy," "Use of lethal force against non-violent demonstrators is never justifiable under international human rights norms" External link

saharareporters Monday, March 1, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Police and military forces have confronted peaceful demonstrations, using lethal force and less-than-lethal force that – according to credible information received by the UN Human Rights Office – has left at least 18 people dead and over 30 wounded,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy. These fundamental rights must be respected by the military and police, not met with violent and bloody repression,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, March 1, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Condenamos com força a escalada da violência contra manifestantes em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares o fim imediato do uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

em Monday, March 1, 2021 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

nytimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Condenamos veementemente a escalada da violência contra os protestos em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares que parem imediatamente com o uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

noticias-terra-br Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous condamnons fermement la répression violente des manifestations en Birmanie, et appelons les militaires à cesser immédiatement d'utiliser la force contre des manifestants pacifiques" External link

msn-fr Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous condamnons fermement la répression violente des manifestations en Birmanie, et appelons les militaires à cesser immédiatement d’utiliser la force contre des manifestants pacifiques" External link

atlantico Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous condamnons fermement la répression violente des manifestations en Birmanie, et appelons les militaires à cesser immédiatement d'utiliser la force contre des manifestants pacifiques" External link

tv5 Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy," "These fundamental rights must be respected by the military and police, not met with violent and bloody repression" External link

haberler-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar," External link

haberler-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Since the beginning of the coup d'état in Myanmar on 1 February, the police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists, and medical professionals," External link

haberler-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou ( about Em Mianmar ) : "Condenamos veementemente a repressão cada vez mais violenta sobre os protestos em Myanmar e pedimos aos militares que parem imediatamente de usar a força contra manifestações pacíficas" External link

voaportugues Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani ajouté : "Les forces de sécurité ont également utilisé des gaz lacrymogènes ainsi que des grenades assourdissantes ou paralysantes" External link

francetvinfo Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Condenamos com força a escalada da violência contra manifestantes em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares o fim imediato do uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

em Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The police and security forces have targeted an ever-increasing number of opposition voices and demonstrators by arresting political officials, activists, civil society members, journalists and medical professionals," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Condenamos veementemente a repressão cada vez mais violenta sobre os protestos em Myanmar e pedimos aos militares que parem imediatamente de usar a força contra manifestações pacíficas" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Condenamos com força a escalada da violência contra manifestantes em Mianmar e pedimos aos militares o fim imediato do uso da força contra manifestantes pacíficos" External link

uol Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters," External link

RTERadio Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar,” External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy," External link

afp-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar," External link

afp-en Sunday, February 28, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There are reports that the number of people arrested yesterday was as high as 1,400. The government must ensure that demonstrations are handled in line with its obligations under international human rights law" External link

haberler-en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani noted : "a large number of the executions are based on charges that do not amount to 'most serious crimes', including drug and national security charges, and following serious shortcomings of fair trial and due process rights" External link

irishsun Friday, January 29, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani noted : “a large number of the executions are based on charges that do not amount to ‘most serious crimes’, including drug and national security charges, and following serious shortcomings of fair trial and due process rights” External link

un-org Friday, January 29, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “These incidents raise serious concerns about the imminent risk of further violence in Darfur, in an environment where decades-old ethnic and tribal tensions that were further stoked by the previous regime continue to fester,” External link

modernghana Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “These incidents raise serious concerns about the imminent risk of further violence in Darfur, in an environment where decades-old ethnic and tribal tensions that were further stoked by the previous regime continue to fester,” External link

rfi-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani says : “In the run-up to the election, numerous human rights violations have been reported, including the rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and participation, as well as arbitrary deprivation of life, arbitrary arrest and detention, and torture,” External link

independent-UG Sunday, January 10, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Numerosas violações dos direitos humanos foram relatadas, incluindo dos direitos à liberdade de expressão, reunião e participação pacíficas, bem como privação arbitrária da vida, prisão e detenção arbitrárias e tortura. Na verdade, assédio, maus-tratos, prisões arbitrárias e detenções de candidatos e simpatizantes da oposição foram desenvolvimentos preocupantes durante a campanha eleitoral" External link

voaportugues Sunday, January 10, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Many of them are kept effectively incommunicado in detention. They do not have access to their families,” External link

voanews Saturday, January 9, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Now the kinds of reprisals and intimidation that they face can include harassment, travel bans, loss of employment, physical attacks as well as arbitrary arrest, detention and torture…So, it is very important for us to send an alarm on this,” External link

voanews Saturday, January 9, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

citizen Friday, January 8, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, January 8, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion," External link

afp-en Friday, January 8, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have increasingly observed that the Covid-19 restrictions have been enforced more strictly to curtail opposition electoral campaign activities in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 8, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "But the bottom line is that these are human beings who, whether they plan to stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina, whether they were transiting through Bosnia and Herzegovina trying to access other parts of Europe, they are currently on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina," External link

voanews Friday, January 1, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “There are deeply troubling allegations that forced confessions extracted through torture were used in the conviction of Mr. Rezaiee,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, January 1, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There are deeply troubling allegations that forced confessions extracted through torture were used in the conviction of Mr. Rezaiee," External link

rferl Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

upi Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "A execução de infratores menores é categoricamente proibida pelo direito internacional e o Irã tem a obrigação de respeitar essa proibição" External link

em Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The UN has repeatedly urged Iran to cease the appalling practice of executing child offenders, but we understand that at least 80 child offenders remain on death row," External link

afp-en Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : "We call on the Government of Thailand to stop the repeated use of such serious criminal charges against individuals for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, December 18, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : "Estamos particularmente preocupados com um manifestante de 16 anos apresentado ontem [na quinta-feira] pela polícia a um tribunal de menores com um pedido de detenção" External link

angop Friday, December 18, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We also remain concerned that other serious criminal charges are being filed against protesters engaged in peaceful protests in recent months" External link

haberler-en Friday, December 18, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : “We call on the Government of Thailand to stop the repeated use of such serious criminal charges against individuals for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly,” External link

news18 Friday, December 18, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : “We call on the Government of Thailand to stop the repeated use of such serious criminal charges against individuals for exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly,” External link

ara-reuters Friday, December 18, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “may have been killed by members of the security forces” “Earlier, in September and October 2020 there was a disturbing series of killings of at least six individuals, including activists and church workers, as well as non-indigenous residents. At least two members of the security forces were also killed in clashes” External link

guardian Tuesday, December 1, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani souligné : "Le nombre d’afro-brésiliens victimes d’homicide est disproportionné si on le compare à tout autre groupe" External link

temoignages Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The highly aggressive rhetoric on both sides regarding the fight for Mekelle is dangerously provocative and risks placing already vulnerable and frightened civilians in grave danger," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : "Vimos um coronel etíope vir e dizer que não haverá misericórdia. Por outro lado, vimos a liderança da TPLF (Frente de Libertação do Povo do Tigré) dizer que estão prontos para morrer. Este é o tipo de retórica que é extremamente preocupante e que pode provocar ou pode levar a violações graves da lei humanitária internacional" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have seen an Ethiopian colonel come out and say there will be no mercy. On the other side you have had the TPLF (Tigray People's Liberation Front) leadership say they are ready to die. This is the kind of rhetoric that is extremely worrying and that may provoke or may lead to serious violations of international humanitarian law," External link

trust2 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "O racismo estrutural, a discriminação e a violência que as pessoas de origem africana enfrentam no Brasil são documentados por dados oficiais, o que indica que o número de vítimas afro-brasileiras de homicídio é desproporcionadamente superior ao de outros grupos" External link

uol Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : “We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists … are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society,” External link

tamilguardian Monday, November 23, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : “We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists … are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society,” External link

aljazeera-en Friday, November 20, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : "We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists... are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society," External link

afp-en Friday, November 20, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : "We are very concerned that the targeting of human rights defenders and other activists... are having a profound chilling effect on an already weakened Egyptian civil society," External link

afp-en Friday, November 20, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani affirmé : "Nous avons reçu des allégations selon lesquelles il aurait été torturé pendant son interrogatoire" External link

lorientlejour Friday, November 20, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "Nous appelons le gouvernement à déclarer un moratoire sur la peine de mort en vue de son abolition" External link

lorientlejour Friday, November 20, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “This is really quite an alarming flare-up of these tensions, which have now entered into a phase of violence. … Since then, it has been very difficult to get information exactly about what is happening on the ground, because there has been an internet shutdown and phone lines have also been cut,” “So we are very worried, especially as we are not able to access information about the impact of the clashes on civilians” External link

africanewswire Monday, November 9, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “What that means is that, you know, people are left desolate,” “They are left feeling like there are entire communities that are pitted against each other and that this then provides fertile ground for further intercommunal clashes, more casualties” External link

africanewswire Monday, November 9, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Given the history of electoral violence in Côte d'Ivoire, we appeal to all parties to refrain from using discriminatory and provocative language along ethnic affiliations that could lead to more divisions in society and, ultimately, to violence," External link

allafrica Friday, November 6, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani insisté : «Les auteurs doivent rendre des comptes dans le respect des normes internationales en matière de droits de l'homme» External link

lesoirdalgerie Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “But we have been able to get information corroborated by various sources that it was perpetrated by a group of men armed with guns and machetes, who broke into the school and they shot indiscriminately while the students were studying,” External link

voanews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “This repression of dissenting voices intensified in the lead up to the elections, when the rights to freedom of expression and political participation should be upheld, not repressed…We are particularly alarmed by reports that three people were reportedly killed…and others injured on Pemba island in the Zanzibar archipelago where police fired live ammunition in clashes with opposition supporters,” External link

voanews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We call on all relevant actors to ensure that the elections take place in a peaceful, inclusive and participatory manner, with people being able to cast their votes free of fear and intimidation,” External link

voanews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "While the elections represent an important milestone in Myanmar's democratic transition, the civic space is still marred by continuing restrictions of the freedoms of opinion, expression and access to information, and the use of language that could amount to incitement to discrimination, hostility and violence" External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani insisté : "Les auteurs doivent rendre des comptes dans le respect des normes internationales en matière de droits de l'homme" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We also call on the government to take measures to ensure that the right to political participation can be exercised by all, without discrimination of any kind," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “While the elections represent an important milestone in Myanmar’s democratic transition, the civic space is still marred by continuing restrictions of the freedoms of opinion, expression and access to information, and the use of language that could amount to incitement to discrimination, hostility and violence” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "disproportionately, the Rohingya Muslim and ethnic Rakhine population in Rakhine State," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said ( about Commission ) : "Additionally, there has been significant disenfranchisement resulting from the Union Election Commission's announcement on 16 October that elections would not be taking place in 56 townships, including in Rakhine State," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are also troubled at the intolerance for criticism against the government or the military, known as the Tatmadaw," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "Four of the students have been convicted, with two of them sentenced to over six years' imprisonment," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “These unidentified individuals are known as microbes who have carried out these assaults, threats, intimidating protesters wielding machetes and knives. There are allegations that the modus operandi of these microbes, as they are called, are known to the state authorities,” External link

voanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Given the history of electoral violence in Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), we appeal to all parties to refrain from using discriminatory and provocative language along ethnic affiliations that could lead to more divisions in society and, ultimately, violence,” External link

voanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents," External link

voanews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : ``We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,'' External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have serious concerns about the human rights situation in Myanmar ahead of its general elections on 8 November," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “While the elections represent an important milestone in Myanmar’s democratic transition, the civic space is still marred by continuing restrictions of the freedoms of opinion, expression and access to information, and the use of language that could amount to incitement to discrimination, hostility, and violence,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We have been following with concern the shrinking of democratic space in the country, with worrying reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary arrests and physical attacks against political opponents,” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “All those arrested and detained solely for exercising their rights, or lending legal assistance to others who have been arrested, should be released immediately,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have also witnessed the unnecessary and excessive use of force by security forces against women demonstrators on at least five separate occasions in recent weeks," "We have also documented the intimidation of those participating in peaceful demonstrations — including protesters calling for measures to alleviate the economic impact of COVID on livelihoods, as well as environmental activists, and those demanding the release of detained human rights defenders" External link

voanews Friday, September 11, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "In fact, there was a letter that was sent out by the Ministry of the Interior publicly stating that a lot of these activities carried out by very prominent human rights groups are conducive to activities — and I quote — 'to create provocation and incitement affecting the stability, security, public order and create chaos in society through the use of social media and other media networks,'" External link

voanews Friday, September 11, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying," External link

startribune Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “You add to this the context in the Philippines where a lot of human rights organizations are routinely labeled as terrorists, this is very worrying,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The current act contains a very broad definition of terrorism and the new proposed Anti-Terrorism Act takes that even further," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The current act contains a very broad definition of terrorism and the new proposed Anti-Terrorism Act takes that even further," External link

trust Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The government has a duty under its constitution and under human rights law to protect people from human rights violations," "Just because it is popular does not make it right" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani : "Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters from all walks of life and confessions, continue to unleash anger across the country, against what they perceive to be decades of corruption and government mismanagement" External link

polandsun Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani : “Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters from all walks of life and confessions, continue to unleash anger across the country, against what they perceive to be decades of corruption and government mismanagement” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 25, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani : “Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters from all walks of life and confessions, continue to unleash anger across the country, against what they perceive to be decades of corruption and government mismanagement” External link

unmultimedia-en Friday, October 25, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani dit : "Notre bureau a reçu des allégations de violations des droits de l'homme commises par les forces de sécurité de l'Etat, ainsi que des informations faisant état de crimes commis par des tierces parties" "Nous appelons les autorités à mener rapidement des enquêtes efficaces, transparentes, indépendantes et impartiales sur toutes les violations des droits de l'homme et les abus commis dans le cadre des manifestations" External link

french.china.org.cn Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “The arrests are continuing, with a number of well-known and respected civil society figures affected, some of whom have been accused of terrorism,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We call on the Egyptian authorities to promptly and effectively investigate any allegations of torture or ill-treatment in detention and to take effective legislative, administrative, judicial or other measures to prevent such acts,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani aseguró : “Hacemos un llamamiento a las autoridades para que garanticen el pleno respeto de las garantías del debido proceso y las inmunidades pertinentes” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 18, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “People have a right to protest peacefully, and a right to express their opinions, including on social media” External link

middleeastmonitor Friday, October 18, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani déclaré : "ensuite obligée de rester face à un mur pendant sept heures" External link

afp-fr Friday, October 18, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "then allegedly forced to stand facing a wall for seven hours," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said ( about Abdel Fattah ) : "Allegedly, prison officers blindfolded Mr. Abdel Fattah, forced him to strip down to his underwear and walk down a prison corridor while being struck on his back and neck," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We also remain deeply concerned about the situation in Al Dhale, in southwest Yemen, since the escalation of military operations there in March 2019, including the use of landmines -- which are by their very nature indiscriminate -- as well as airstrikes, shelling and ground fighting," "We urge all parties to the conflict to seek to de-escalate the situation, and to ensure that any attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure are meaningfully investigated and the perpetrators brought to justice," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani says : “We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment,” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are continuing to gather... details of the violations they have been subjected to, but initial reports suggest hundreds have already been displaced," "Such arrests and forced displacements breach international human rights and humanitarian law," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment," External link

pulse Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are continuing to gather... details of the violations they have been subjected to, but initial reports suggest hundreds have already been displaced," "Such arrests and forced displacements breach international human rights and humanitarian law," External link

pulse Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We have received information from multiple sources about arbitrary arrests and detention, forced displacement, physical assaults and harassment," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We are continuing to gather... details of the violations they have been subjected to, but initial reports suggest hundreds have already been displaced," "Such arrests and forced displacements breach international human rights and humanitarian law," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani dit : "Nous avons reçu de multiples sources des informations sur des arrestations, des détentions arbitraires, des déplacements forcés, des agressions physiques et des harcèlements, ainsi que sur des pillages et des actes de vandalisme commis par les forces de sécurité contre des centaines d'habitants (originaires) du Nord" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "The arrests also took place without warrants for the most part and they were held without being brought to a court for several months or up to a year in many casesAnd suddenly, in fact it came as a surprise to all of us," "Suddenly on Tuesday, the court read out the judgement and the convictions and the sentencing" External link

globalsecurity Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This is why we felt it important to come out now and speak about the high likelihood that many of these charges are politically motivated, that there are very credible allegations of torture and ill-treatment," "Our colleagues on the ground in Yemen have been able to interview some of the detainees and their families and to document these allegations" External link

globalsecurity Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We are deeply alarmed by the imposition of the death penalty on 30 people by the Specialised First Instance Criminal Court of the de facto authorities in [Yemeni capital] Sana’a,” External link

middleeastmonitor Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We understand that the convictions and sentences will be appealed and call on the Appellate Court to take heed of the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people” External link

middleeastmonitor Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Any politically motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with,” External link

middleeastmonitor Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defense,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 12, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families,” “Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with,” External link

arabnews Friday, July 12, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani ameongeza : “ofisi ya haki za binadamu imepokea taarifa za kuaminika zikipendekeza kwamba wengi wa watu hao waliohukumiwa walikuwa ni waathirika wa kuwekwa rumande kinyume cha sheria pamoja na utesaji na aina nyingine ya ukatili wakiwa rumande” External link

unmultimedia Friday, July 12, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

dhakatribune Friday, July 12, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defence," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families," "Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defence,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, July 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families,” “Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, July 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defense," External link

aawsat Friday, July 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani added : "There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families," "Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with," External link

aawsat Friday, July 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

pulse Friday, July 12, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 12, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "At no point were they given a proper chance to present a defence," External link

trust Friday, July 12, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "There is a high likelihood that many of these charges are politically-motivated. There are very credible allegations of torture and mistreatment, our teams have been able to speak to families," "Any politically-motivated charges should be dismissed and international fair trial standards fully complied with," External link

trust Friday, July 12, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "the serious allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, and of violations of the fair trial and due process rights of the convicted people," External link

afp-en Friday, July 12, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "She is deeply shocked from all these perspectives at the way that children are forced to sleep on the floor in overcrowded facilities, without access to adequate health care or food, separated from their families in many circumstances, under very poor sanitation conditions," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This is particularly egregious when in the case of children who, in many cases, are separated from their families, being held in horrid detention conditions," "The many different U.N. human rights bodies have found that the detention of migrant children may constitute cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, which is, of course, prohibited by international law" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "She is deeply shocked from all these perspectives at the way that children are forced to sleep on the floor in overcrowded facilities, without access to adequate health care or food, separated from their families in many circumstances, under very poor sanitation conditions," External link

voanews Monday, July 8, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "This is particularly egregious when in the case of children who, in many cases, are separated from their families, being held in horrid detention conditions," "The many different U.N. human rights bodies have found that the detention of migrant children may constitute cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, which is, of course, prohibited by international law" External link

voanews Monday, July 8, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : "pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde e é profundamente desumano" External link

sabado Saturday, May 25, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani comentou : "Lamentamos a ausência de uma modificação clara do quadro legal [na Hungria], já que os relatos sugerem que a prática continua a acontecer" External link

sabado Saturday, May 25, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “So we are calling on the United States and all other countries to ensure that women have access to safe abortions. At an absolute minimum, in cases of rape, incest and fetal anomaly, there needs to be safe access to abortions,” External link

dailycaller Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou : "Seguimos com grande preocupação a situação na Venezuela" External link

gazetadigital Monday, May 13, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani explicou : "Preocupa-nos especialmente sua situação, já que ele corre alto risco de ser torturado ou sofrer maus-tratos" External link

gazetadigital Monday, May 13, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "while the circumstances around the captain's decision to finally steer the ship to Malta are disputed, we are deeply concerned by the severity of the charges. In spite of the fact that two of them are minors, all three of the accused were held in the high-security division of an adult prison after they were reportedly interrogated by the authorities without being appointed legal guardians or placed in the care of independent child protection officials, responsible for ensuring their best interests" External link

MaltaIndipendent Saturday, May 11, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “While the circumstances around the captain’s decision to finally steer the ship to Malta are disputed, we are deeply concerned by the severity of the charges,” “In spite of the fact that two of them are minors, all three of the accused were held in the high-security division of an adult prison after they were reportedly interrogated by the authorities without being appointed legal guardians or placed in the care of independent child protection officials, responsible for ensuring their best interests” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We understand that many of the migrants who arrived in Malta on the El Hiblu I were dehydrated and exhibited clear signs of torture and ill-treatment, including several children. It is unclear whether they remain in the Initial Reception Centre, where most of them were being held initially. We urge the Maltese authorities to ensure the proper care and protection of these individuals, including by releasing them to non-custodial Open Centres where their vulnerabilities and protection needs can be best assessed,” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “Once again, we urge the European Union and its Member States to implement a common, human rights-based response to maritime migration from Libya. States need to ensure sufficient search and rescue resources in the Mediterranean Sea, and to guarantee that non-governmental search and rescue organisations can perform their life-saving activities without being criminalised. States must ensure that all rescued migrants can disembark swiftly in a port of safety where their rights are respected and make it clear that no returns should take place directly or indirectly to Libya,” “Libya, very clearly, is not a safe port. A State’s forcible return of migrants who have been rescued at sea to Libya violates the core legal principle of non-refoulement, which prohibits returns where there are substantial grounds for believing that a person would be at risk of serious human rights violations or other irreparable harm” External link

MaltaToday Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, May 8, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

news9 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

wftv Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani dit : "Les personnes qui fuient les hostilités courent un grand risque et continuent de se heurter à de graves problèmes de protection" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

wsoctv Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

macaudailytimes Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : “We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place,” External link

9news Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, May 7, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

csmonitor Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani told : "The accused, aged 15, 16 and 19, have been charged under Maltese laws for allegedly hijacking the ship and forcing it to go to Malta. Some of the charges are punishable by life imprisonment," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, May 7, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani said : "We remain concerned about flaws in the judicial process that led to their conviction in the first place," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani afirmou ( about da Venezuela ) : “Estamos a seguir com grande preocupação a situação na Venezuela” External link

jornaldeangola Saturday, May 4, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : "pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde e é profundamente desumano" External link

cmjornal Friday, May 3, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani comentou : "Lamentamos a ausência de uma modificação clara do quadro legal [na Hungria], já que os relatos sugerem que a prática continua a acontecer" External link

cmjornal Friday, May 3, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani disse : “Estamos preocupados com as privações nestas zonas de trânsito” External link

expresso Friday, May 3, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : “Pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde, além de ser completamente desumano” External link

expresso Friday, May 3, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani acrescentou : “pode levar a má nutrição, prejudicar gravemente a saúde e é profundamente desumano” External link

dnoticias Friday, May 3, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani señaló : “Seguimos con gran preocupación la situación en Venezuela” External link

monumental Friday, May 3, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani indicó : “Nos preocupa especialmente su situación, ya que corre alto riesgo de ser torturado o sufrir maltratos” External link

monumental Friday, May 3, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani amesema : “Katika mazingira ya uchaguzi ambayo tayari yana mvutano, naisihi serikali itumie ujumbe dhahiri kabisa kuwa vitisho na ghasia dhidi ya wapinzani wa kisiasa havitavumiliwa,” External link

unmultimedia Friday, December 14, 2018 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ravina Shamdasani amesema : “tunasikitishwa na uamzi huu sababu tulikuwa tunapendelea kuendeleza ushirikiano na Burundi” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:24:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
spokeswoman66.67%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
spokesperson16.67%EN09/20/201220/09/2012
portavoz16.67%ES11/08/201108/11/2011
Names Lang Count
Ravina ShamdasaniEN69.33%
Ravina ShamdasaniFR21.64%
Ravina ShamdasaniPT7.35%
Ravina ShamdasaniES1.26%
Ravina ShamdasaniAR0.11%
Ravina ShamdasaniPL0.11%
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