26 Jan, 2021 12:15 am

Rwanda: 37th Universal Periodic Review

Press Release - The UK delivered a statement on Rwanda at the 37th Session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), sharing recommendations to improve their human rights record.

Rwanda: 37th Universal Periodic Review - UK Statement On Rwanda 25 January 2021 p press release London — The UK delivered a statement on Rwanda at the 37th Session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), sharing recommendations to improve their human rights record.Top Headlines: Rwanda p 18,000 Ha Under Risk of Soil Erosion Around Sebeya River p Mashami Issues Rallying Call Ahead of Togo Decider p Rwandan Fin-Tech Firm Facilitating Group Savings and Contributions p Covid-19 - Muslim Community Yet to Adopt Online Prayers p Rwanda Women Football Association Threatens to Petition FIFA Over Covid-19 Recovery Funds p Afrobasket Qualifiers - Osborne Shema, Dan Kimasa Out of Tourney p Kagame Urges Review of Social Protection Systems p King Faisal Hospital Chief Exec Outlines Plans to Increase Specialist Phyisicians p INEOS Europe Cancels Plans to Build Football Academy in Rwanda p Confederation Cup - AS Kigali Given Green-Light to Train Amid Lockdown p Tasks That Await National Basketball Team Coach Mwinuka p RSSB Collects Over Rwf10 Billion in Mutuelles De Santé Subsidies p Amavubi Head Into Crucial Tie Against Togo Hoping to End Goal Drought p 37th Universal Periodic Review - UK Statement On Rwanda p Rwanda to Secure Technology for Testing Covid-19 Variants p Rwandan Firm Donates Funds Toward Covid-19 Vaccines More From: PR Newswire p 37th Universal Periodic Review - UK Statement On Rwanda p EU Maritime Security Factsheet - the Gulf of Guinea p UK Joint Statement On Progress Made By the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum p Today - UNHRC Delegates Praised Slave-Holding Mauritania On Human Rights p 37th Universal Periodic Review - UK Statement On Mauritania p EIB Accelerating Climate Disaster Recovery, Priority Clean Energy and Transport Investment p Federal Council Stresses Africa's Importance and Adopts First Continent-Wide Strategy p Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Mali - Barry Lowen p EIB and Find Back Innovative Plant-Based Reagent Manufacturing in Africa to Fight Covid-19 and Other Endemic Diseases p Human Rights Breaches in China, Iran and Egypt p Nigerians Are Looking to Citizenship By Investment Programmes to Broaden Business Reach p Humanitarian Access to Tigray - Minister for Africa Statement p Statement On the Nicosia Initiative By Commissioner Várhelyi p Update On Unicef's Response for Ethiopian Refugees in Sudan and Host Communities p UK Stands By Western Sahara Policy p CPJ Testifies to US Congress, Calls for More Effort to Fight Restrictions On Press p The Continuing Challenges Facing Central Africa p Diplomacy With Eswatini Showcases Why Africans Are Choosing St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship By Investment p More Than 60 Percent of Nigerian Banks Trust Netcore's Ai-Powered Platform for Customer Engagement and Retention p EU Agreement With African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries At Risk p South African Post Will Use Services to Send Johannesburg Citizens More Than 10 Million Certified Electronic Communications Per Year p First Virtual Trade Mission for UK-Africa Legal Services p Debt Relief Efforts for African Countries - Council Approves Conclusions p Deaths from Terrorism Reach Five-Year Low, But New Risks Emerge p 30 Best Wines in the World As Judged At the International Wine Challenge 2020 p Foreign Secretary Statement Following a Meeting With the Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister p Remarks By HR/VP Josep Borrell in the EP Plenary On the Normalisation Agreements Between Israel and UAE, Bahrain and Sudan p Globe Teleservices Chosen Exclusive Partner for International Voice and Messaging By Tnm, Malawi p Egypt - Statement By the Spokesperson On Recent Arrests of Human Rights Activists p Operational Update On Escalating Fighting in Tigray and Northern Ethiopia p Lonely Planet's Best in Travel Picks for 2021 Reflect a New World for Travel p 36th Universal Periodic Review - UK Statement On LibyaAs a member of the Commonwealth, and future Chair-in-Office, we urge Rwanda to model Commonwealth values of democracy, rule of law, and respect for human rights.

We recommend that Rwanda: - Conduct transparent, credible and independent investigations into allegations of extrajudicial killings, deaths in custody, enforced disappearances and torture, and bring perpetrators to justice.To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

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