Selepas sesi penerimaan muktamad berkaitan proses Semakan Berkala Sejagat (UPR) bagi Malaysia di sesi ke 25 Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia, Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu (PBB) di Geneva 20 Mac baru-baru ini, isu-isu yang melingkari tuntutan-tuntutan batil Hak Asasi Manusia terhadap Malaysia terus mendapat perhatian pelbagai pihak. Terkini, beberapa kenyataan kontroversi daripada NGO-NGO bersekutu COMANGO melalui acara sampingan (side event) yang dianjurkan di Geneva pada 21 Mac menjadi bukti betapa puak-puak yang berkepentingan dan tidak menghormati kedaulatan Negara akan terus berusaha untuk mengganggu-gugat kemurnian Perlembagaan Persekutuan dan kedaulatan Negara. Continue reading
For a little change from what I have shared with my blog readers so far about my recent UPR-related trips to Geneva, the following write-up recommends some of Geneva’s must-sees if you have plans to visit this city someday. I must admit though that I have not really explored Geneva. I have been to this so-called “capital of peace” four times including the last one in March this year, but that does not make my recommendations the best and the most complete. Anyways, the city never fails to amaze me and I feel I must share it with you readers the interesting places you should visit if you ever plan to travel to the city. Continue reading
From Geneva, Switzerland, I bid you Assalamu’alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh.
Friday afternoon was just a chance to settle down with the hotel check-in and visit the registration desk to collect the security pass for entry into the United Nations Building, or popularly known as Palais Des Nations. Security is strict for entry to the building for the session.
Source: The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR: A group of Muslim non-governmental organisations is heading for the United Nations to observe the review of the Malaysian Government’s human rights record. The Human Rights Council’s (HRC) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for Malaysia is set for Oct 24, four years after the first in 2009.