Daily Archives: May 19, 2014

Africa: Remarks for South Africa’s National Day Ceremony

Remarks for South Africa’s National Day Ceremony

Remarks

Heather Higginbottom
Deputy Secretary of State

Washington, DC
May 15, 2014


Thank you for that kind introduction. It’s a pleasure to be here with you.

On behalf

Sudan: UN rights experts condemn death sentence against pregnant mother for apostasy and adultery

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 19, 2014 – A group of UN human rights experts Monday expressed alarm after Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian woman pregnant with her second child, was sentenced to death and 100 lashes for …

Sudanese Chargé d’Affaires summoned to FCO over death sentence case

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 19, 2014 — FCO Press Release: Sudanese Chargé d’Affaires summoned to FCO over death sentence case

Sudan urged to uphold international obligations on freedom of religion or belief following death sentence in …

Sudan: Continued suspension of activities has severe humanitarian impact

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 19, 2014 – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regrets that it has not been allowed to resume its work in Sudan. The suspension of its activities for more than …

UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF VALERIE AMOS TO CO-CHAIR SOUTH SUDAN HUMANITARIAN CONFERENCE IN OSLO

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 19, 2014 – UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF VALERIE AMOS TO CO-CHAIR SOUTH SUDAN HUMANITARIAN CONFERENCE IN OSLO

WHO: Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

WHAT: High-level humanitarian pledging …