[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official website] expressed concern on Friday about threats to rule of law [press release] in Papua New Guinea. Since August 2011 there has been a battle for leadership and the legitimacy of the Prime Minister has been called into question. Pillay's concerns stem from actions taken by the government that she believes breach international human rights standards and adversely effect the judiciary and its ability to act independently. Pillay believes the...

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