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U.N. rights body calls for halt to Israeli expansion in Syrian Golan

The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday criticized Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights a day after U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty..
Reuters - Published

U.N. rights forum condemns Israel over deadly Gaza protests

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian protesters in Gaza, and called for..
Reuters - Published

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US Won't Nominate Member for UN Committee on Racism [Video]US Won't Nominate Member for UN Committee on Racism

An administration official told Politico that the White House may just have missed a deadline to nominate someone.

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U.N. Rights Body Criticizes Israeli Settlement Expansion Into Golan Heights [Video]U.N. Rights Body Criticizes Israeli Settlement Expansion Into Golan Heights

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the UN Human Rights Council criticized Israeli settlement expansion into the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, just one day after US President Donald Trump's..

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New fines for insulting Russian state online [Video]New fines for insulting Russian state online

Russia's parliament on Wednesday approved new fines for people who insult the authorities online or spread fake news, defying warnings from critics that the move could open the way to direct state..

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36 Countries Sign Open Letter Denouncing Saudi Arabia [Video]36 Countries Sign Open Letter Denouncing Saudi Arabia

The letter was read at a meeting of the U.N. Human Rights council in Geneva.

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First rebuke of Saudi Arabia at UN rights forum [Video]First rebuke of Saudi Arabia at UN rights forum

Three dozen countries, including all 28 EU members, called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release 10 activists and cooperate with a U.N.-led investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi..

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U.N. rights boss regrets Israel dismissal of Gaza killings report [Video]U.N. rights boss regrets Israel dismissal of Gaza killings report

United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday (March 6) that she regretted Israel's "immediate dismissal" of a U.N. report on its security forces killing protesters in Gaza..

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UN-Backed Panel: Israel May Have Committed War Crimes [Video]UN-Backed Panel: Israel May Have Committed War Crimes

The panel was created to investigate possible violations and abuse of international law at the protests in Gaza last year.

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Delegates Stage Walkout as Venezuela's Foreign Minister Addresses UN Meeting [Video]Delegates Stage Walkout as Venezuela's Foreign Minister Addresses UN Meeting

Delegates at the United Nation’s Human Rights Council staged a walkout as Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza took the floor to make a speech on February 27. Jamil Chade recorded this video and..

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Delegates Stage Walkout as Venezuela's Foreign Minister Addresses UN Meeting [Video]Delegates Stage Walkout as Venezuela's Foreign Minister Addresses UN Meeting

Delegates at the United Nation’s Human Rights Council staged a walkout as Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza took the floor to make a speech on February 27.Jamil Chade recorded this video..

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U.N. chief warns against threat of hate speech to U.N. chief warns against threat of hate speech to "pillars of humanity"

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned against the rise of hate speech around the world and the threat to "the pillars of humanity" as he opened the U.N. Human Rights..

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UN investigator leading Khashoggi inquiry to submit her report in June [Video]UN investigator leading Khashoggi inquiry to submit her report in June

The U.N. investigator leading the inquiry into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi said on Tuesday (January 29) that Saudi Arabia had not yet approved a request for her to enter the kingdom's consulate in..

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Khashoggi Investigator Wants More Saudi Access [Video]Khashoggi Investigator Wants More Saudi Access

GENEVA (Reuters) - A U.N. human rights investigator leading an international inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Saturday she had made a request to have access to the..

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UN Envoy Wants Myanmar Army Chief Prosecuted for 'Genocide' [Video]UN Envoy Wants Myanmar Army Chief Prosecuted for 'Genocide'

She said it ​was necessary to hold the perpetrators accountable for their crimes before refugees could return back to Myanmar.

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Austria: Russia-Ukraine Conflict Must Be Solved Without Weapons [Video]Austria: Russia-Ukraine Conflict Must Be Solved Without Weapons

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl said on Tuesday Russia and Ukraine should de-escalate the situation in the Sea of Azov and solve the conflict without the use of force, . Reuters reports Kneissl..

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Israeli Government Plans To Punish Airbnb [Video]Israeli Government Plans To Punish Airbnb

According to Gizmodo.com, Israeli officials immediately begn denouncing the hospitality giant Airbnb and warning of potential measures to restrict its operations in Israel, after it began removing..

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China increases security spending in Xinjiang [Video]China increases security spending in Xinjiang

Beijing has increased security expenditures in Xinjiang, where it's reported to have detained ethnic Muslim minorities.

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China ups security spending for Xinjiang re-education camps [Video]China ups security spending for Xinjiang re-education camps

XINJIANG, CHINA — Beijing has massively upped security expenditures in Xinjiang, where it's reported to have detained ethnic Muslim minorities. According to an analysis of Chinese government..

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Saudi Arabia To UN Rights Body: We Will Prosecute Khashoggi's Murderers [Video]Saudi Arabia To UN Rights Body: We Will Prosecute Khashoggi's Murderers

Reuters reports Saudi Arabia told the United Nations top human rights body on Monday that it was investigating the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate last month with a view..

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Austria Calls For EU To Halt Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia [Video]Austria Calls For EU To Halt Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union should halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl told a German newspaper, saying..

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Trump to Withdraw US from UN's Universal Postal Union [Video]Trump to Withdraw US from UN's Universal Postal Union

The White House said Wednesday it would withdraw the U.S. from the Universal Postal Union.

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Haley Face Of Trump's Least Popular Policies on Global Stage [Video]Haley Face Of Trump's Least Popular Policies on Global Stage

During her time as the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley oversaw the United States' gradual withdrawal from the world stage.

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UN Wants Investigation into Venezuelan Politician's Death [Video]UN Wants Investigation into Venezuelan Politician's Death

Fernando Albán was jailed Friday by Venezuelan officials who allege he was part of an attempt to kill the country's president.

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US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley Resigns [Video]US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley Resigns

President Donald Trump and Nikki Haley jointly announced her resignation Tuesday morning.

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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Resigns [Video]UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Resigns

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has submitted her resignation to President Trump, Axios reported Tuesday. Trump tweeted that he would make a "big announcement" with Haley, the former South Carolina governor..

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Pompeo Claims 'Productive' Meeting With North Korea's Leader [Video]Pompeo Claims 'Productive' Meeting With North Korea's Leader

Pompeo Claims 'Productive' Meeting With North Korea's Leader

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The Khashoggi Killing Is Driving Saudi Oil Diversification

A Saudi human rights commission said on Thursday that it was bringing those accused over the murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi to justice. However, the commission also rejected an..
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Saudi Arabia rebuked over detention of women activists at UN forum

saudi arabia rebuked over detention of women activists at un forum
Thirty-six states back the first collective criticism of the kingdom at the UN Human Rights Council.
BBC News - Published

EU backs text rebuking Saudi Arabia at U.N. rights forum: diplomats

At least 36 countries, including all 28 EU members, have signed a statement criticizing Saudi Arabia's human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday, diplomats said.
Reuters - Published

Saudi Arabia faces first-ever censure at U.N. rights forum: diplomats

European countries will urge Saudi Arabia this week to release detained activists and cooperate with a U.N.-led probe into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in the first rebuke of the kingdom..
Reuters - Published

Saudi minister pledges cooperate with U.N. ights forum, no word on Khashoggi

A Saudi minister told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday that it will cooperate with its mechanisms, but he did not explicitly refer to the U.N.-led inquiry into the murder of..
Reuters - Published

China, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela in hot seat at U.N. rights forum

China is lobbying hard to thwart scrutiny of its mass detention camps for Muslim Uighurs in the Xinjiang region at the U.N. Human Rights Council's main annual session opening on Monday, diplomats and..
Reuters - Published

U.N. investigator seeks scrutiny of South Sudan oil economy, decries new fighting

South Sudan's oil economy should be examined by the U.N. Human Rights Council for evidence that oil interests are responsible for war crimes, a member of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South..
Reuters - Published

Jamal Khashoggi's murder 'planned and perpetrated by Saudi officials', says UN human rights expert

Agnes Callamard is writing an independent report to be presented to Human Rights Council
Independent - Published

Prominent Russian rights activist dies at the age of 91

The founder of Russia's oldest human rights group, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, died in hospital in Moscow on Saturday at the age of 91, the presidential human rights council said in a statement.
Reuters - Published

Council in court over Muslim grave

Atta Ul-Haq claims his human rights are being breached by the council's refusal to let him build a raised marble edge at Streetly Cemetery.
Express and Star - Published

Traveller ban may 'breach human rights'

Travellers cannot be banned from Walsall due to fears over violating their human rights, council bosses have said.
Express and Star - Published

China urged to close mass detention camps for Uighur Muslims

United Nations Human Rights Council criticises deterioration in China's human rights
Independent - Published

U.S. condemns Khashoggi killing, tells U.N. an investigation is essential

The United States told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday that it condemned the "premeditated killing" of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and said a thorough and transparent investigation was..
Reuters - Published

Philippines says U.N. rights council seat vindicates Duterte's drug war

Granting the Philippines a fresh three-year term on the U.N. Human Rights Council has vindicated President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs and shown his detractors to be "morally corrupt", senior..
Reuters - Published

UN criticised over new human rights council members

un criticised over new human rights council members
Some of the 18 newly elected members of the UN Human Rights Council are criticised as rights abusers.
BBC News - Published

Saudi Arabia, UAE fail to halt U.N. Yemen human rights inquiry

The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Friday to prolong an inquiry into human rights in Yemen against objections from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, leaders of a coalition widely..
Reuters - Published

U.N. sets up body to prepare Myanmar atrocity prosecution files

The United Nations Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up a body to prepare evidence of human rights abuses in Myanmar, including possible genocide, for any future prosecution.
Reuters - Published

At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty

Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an "America First" policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at..
Reuters - Published

Burundi threatens to quit U.N. Human Rights Council, sue critics

Burundi, beset by accusations of crimes against humanity, threatened on Monday to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council and sue its critics.
Reuters - Published

Burundi under fire at U.N. for expelling U.N. human rights team

Burundi's ambassador in Geneva struggled to explain to the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday why his government had thrown out a U.N. team that the Council, with Burundi's backing, had sent to..
Reuters - Published

Facebook definition of 'terrorism' helps states mute dissent: U.N. expert

Facebook needs to narrow its "sweeping" definition of terrorism to stop governments arbitrarily blocking legitimate opposition groups and dissenting voices, a U.N. Human Rights Council independent..
Reuters - Published

UN investigators call for Myanmar generals to be investigated and prosecuted

UN investigators have called for Myanmar's commander-in-chief and five other named generals to face prosecution for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes for their treatment of Rohingya..
Independent - Published

UN official attacks Nikki Haley for pulling out of Human Rights Council as he presents damning report on US poverty

A United Nations human rights expert has hit out at the US decision to leave the UN Human Rights Council as he presented a damning report into how Donald Trump's administration is failing to tackle..
Independent - Published

US envoy Nikki Haley berates human rights groups

us envoy nikki haley berates human rights groups
In a letter, Nikki Haley says the groups worked to "thwart reform" of the UN human rights council.
BBC News - Published

U.S. slams rights groups, says aided its withdrawal from U.N. body

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed rights groups on Wednesday for thwarting Washington's attempts to reform the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council..
Reuters - Published

On US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council – we need politicians to keep talking, says Director of Jewish human rights charity

Wednesday 20 June, 2018Responding to the United States’ decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, Mia Hasenson-Gross, Director of human rights charity René Cassin1, said..
Pressat - Published

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