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Tuesday, 07 August 2012 - 12:42
Ban Ki Moon pressurizes Navi Pillai to Resign - Pillai's official term cut short
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UN Human Rights Commissioner Navaneedan Pillai's second official term has been curtailed from 4 years to 2 years.

The Innercity Press Website reported that the UN General Secretary had requested Navaneedan Pillai to resign based on requests made by several countries including the United States.

The website further reported that UN Human Rights Commissioner had refused to resign and following the intervention of South Africa it was agreed that she would serve a 2 year term.

Navaneedan Pillai, who is of Indian descent, is the first non white high court judge.

 

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