September 08, 2020 4:47 pm
Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in a statement, decried a "profoundly disturbing" number of cases of poisoning or targeted assassination in Russia over the past two decades and noted that Navalny had been harassed, arrested and assaulted repeatedly in the past.
September 04, 2020 5:32 pm
In a letter released Friday, seven human rights experts affiliated with the UN said that the national security law raised a "serious risk" that fundamental freedoms, such as the freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, may be infringed upon.
December 14, 2019 7:32 pm
US diplomat Sam Brownback's reaction came after the Trump administration urged Indian to "protect the rights of its religious minorities" in keeping with the "Constitution and democratic values".
December 13, 2019 7:53 pm
UN Human Rights office: "Although India's broader naturalization laws remain in place, these amendments will have a discriminatory effect on people's access to nationality."
September 04, 2018 11:56 am
Bachelet herself was arrested along with her mother in 1975. She was a young member of the Socialist Party, and her time in a secret prison was an ordeal that she prefers not to talk about.
August 03, 2018 10:47 am
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein told a farewell press conference at UN headquarters on Thursday that ``silence does not earn you any respect _ none.''
July 24, 2018 8:46 am
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said there are "serious concerns" that Israeli accountability mechanisms don't comply with international standards of "independence, impartiality, and effectiveness."
August 19, 2019 4:32 pm
Sri Lanka Army and the LTTE were both accused of committing war crimes. Sri Lanka faced severe international condemnation with UN Human Rights Council passing resolutions to hold the country's government accountable for war crimes.
August 04, 2017 10:16 pm
The refugees gave harrowing accounts of the violence in the central region, which the UN warned had taken on "an increasing and disturbing ethnic dimension."
June 17, 2014 2:09 pm
Communal violence has killed several people and injured many in South west Sri Lanka.