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Conviction of Mladic, the &#39epitome of evil,&#39 a momentous victory for justice &#8211 UN rights chief

Welcoming today&#39s conviction of former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic on multiple counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes by a United Nations international tribunal, the Organization&#39s top human right official said that the verdict is &#8220a warning&#8221 to perpetrators of such crimes that they will be brought to justice.

Wrapping up visit, UN rights chief urges El Salvador to address femicide and abortion ban

At the end of his first visit to El Salvador, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday highlighted the Government&#39s stated commitment to human rights, as well as several issues facing the Central American country, including the highest rate of femicide in the region and the abortion ban that punishes women &#8220for apparent miscarriages and obstetric emergencies.&#8221