February 28, 2021 8:43 pm
It would be the highest single-day death toll among protesters who are demanding that the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi be restored to power after being ousted by a Feb. 1 coup.
February 17, 2021 9:06 pm
In the videos, which appear to have been recorded covertly, the 35-year-old princess says she is "worried about my safety and my life." "I don't really know if I'm going to survive this situation," she says in one of the videos.
February 06, 2021 8:34 am
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in a tweet said the rights to peaceful assembly and expression should be protected both offline and online.
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."