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UN human rights chief Navi Pillay gives a press conference on March 16, 2011 after signing a renewed memorandum of understanding covering the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights regional office for an indefinite period.
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

Open quoteThe longer the international community fails to take action, the more the civilian population will suffer from countless atrocities against them.Close quote

  • the top United Nations human rights official, offering a grim outlook for the Syrian conflict
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