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OSCE contributes to Kyrgyzstan’s efforts in preventing extremism and radicalization through community policing
BISHKEK, 4 October 2011 – A two-day workshop on how community policing can help counter violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism, organized by the OSCE Secretariat and the OSCE Centre in Bishkek, in co-operation with Kyrgyzstan’s…
Reporters Without Borders is worried by a decline in the media’s ability to work freely in Bangladesh and, in particular, by a spate of physical attacks and threats against journalists by criminal gangs in the past few weeks as well as cases of harassment by the authorities. “There has been no let-up in the climate of violence against journalists and in fact there has been a marked increase in the number of physical attacks,” Reporters Without Borders said. “By allowing harassment and violence (…)
The United Nations human rights office today voiced deep concern about the anti-Roma demonstrations and accompanying hate speech that have been occurring in Bulgaria, and called on authorities to combat discrimination and protect minority groups.
United Nations atomic experts today commended Slovenia’s regulatory framework for nuclear safety, citing its prompt reaction to the implications of the accident and radiation release at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant earlier this year.
The United Nations has launched a pilot programme that uses mobile telephone technology to facilitate cash transfers to help thousands of poor people that were badly affected by the post-election crisis in Côte d’Ivoire to buy food.
The Security Council and top United Nations officials have strongly condemned today’s suicide bombing at a government ministry building in the capital, Mogadishu, that killed scores of people and injured many more.