UN rights chief Volker Turk says Iran is in a full-fledged human rights crisis and calls for an independent and transparent investigative process into alleged violations of human rights.
Members of the Human Rights Council vote 19-17 against holding a debate on alleged rights abuses in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China, with 11 nations abstaining.
A team of experts commissioned by the UN’s top human rights body to look into rights violations in Ukraine say initial investigation turned up evidence of war crimes in the country following Russia’s offensive.
A UN-appointed mission to Libya says it has found "reasonable grounds" that the Kaniyat militia committed crimes against humanity as nearly 100 mass graves remain to be discovered in Tarhouna.
Last November, the ICC opened a formal investigation into alleged rights violations during a crackdown by security forces on protests sparked by the arrests of several opposition leaders in 2017.
The United Nations drew up a list of 142 individuals who warrant investigation for crimes including mass rapes and sexual slavery of women and deliberate killing of scores of children.
The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a proposal to set up an international expert panel to report on violations committed by all sides in Ethiopia's year-old war.
UN Human Rights Council's resolution, adopted with 26 of the council's 47 members in favour, voiced particular concern about the fate of tens of thousands of people who have vanished in the war-ravaged country.
Israeli forces used excessive force to disperse Palestinian protests against forced expulsion in occupied East Jerusalem as well as against Gaza war, while illegal Jewish supremacists were allowed to organise riots freely, says Amnesty International.
The UN Human Rights Council is discussing a broad, international investigation into violations in the latest Israeli attacks on besieged Gaza, but also of "systematic" abuses in the Palestinian territories and inside Israel.
UN Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Israel’s attacks in Gaza at the request of Pakistan, as coordinator of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and the state of Palestine.
Egypt responds with disapproval and shock after 31 countries, including US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, expressed concern on Cairo’s use of terror legislation against a broad range of critics, including rights activists and journalists.
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