Hans von Sponeck
Hans von Sponeck is a former UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.
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Friday, June 12, 2015
Obituary: Tariq Aziz
Tariq Aziz, former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq has passed away. Twelve years of suffering in Iraqi jails have ended and he can finally rest in peace. Unwell, deprived of adequate medical help and abandoned by the outside world, he was held hostage by Iraqi governments following the illegal...
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Stop Torture! Accountability: YES – Impunity: NO
Statement and petition initiated by two former UN Assistant Secretaries-General, UN Humanitarian Coordinators for Iraq: Hans von Sponeck and Denis Halliday. On 9 December 2014, the US Senate released its CIA torture report. The investigation confirmed what globally has been known for many years:...