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COLOMBO (Reuters) - A United Nations experts group urged Sri Lanka's government on Wednesday to make good on its promises to investigate the cases of thousands of people who went missing in the civil war, saying a local probe had revealed only the "tip of the iceberg".
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Villagers in Nepal have found the remains of 17 people who went missing after an entire village was buried in a landslide triggered by the powerful earthquake on April 25, officials said on Wednesday.
MANILA (Xinhua): The Philippine Coast Guard has called off the search for the missing 12 fishermen and two passengers of the Philippine fishing boat that sank off Occidental Mindoro province on June 27 after colliding with a bulk carrier, PCG Commandant Vice Admiral George Ursabia said on Wednesday (July 8).
GENEVA (Reuters) - The top U.N. human rights official called on Sri Lanka on Wednesday to investigate reports of secret places of detention and to set up a "credible and independent" body to clarify the fate of people missing since the civil war that ended in 2009.
Bangkok: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has urged the Thai government to take decisive and sustained efforts to investigate the whereabouts of at least 82 people listed as disappeared, including prominent Muslim lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit, who went missing in 2004.
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GENEVA (Reuters) - Mexico must rein in its security forces to stop them committing grave crimes against civilians, members of the United Nations Human Rights Council said on Wednesday.
EVERY year, as part of the global movement against enforced disappearances, we commemorate the International Day Against Enforced Disappearance. On this day, we present a platform where the voices of families affected by enforced disappearances can be raised, we express solidarity with the struggle for justice worldwide and remember family members who were forcibly taken away from their communities and never seen again.
MANILA, July 3 (Xinhua): The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said there is little chance of finding survivors after a Philippine fishing boat collided with a cargo vessel and sank off Occidental Mindoro province, PCG commander George Ursabia said on Friday.