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Armenia: Limited Justice for Police Violence

Photo:Riot police and barbed wire block protestors from marching down Baghramyan Street in downtown Yerevan on July 30, 2016.

July 30, 2017...

'Act now' to help and protect trafficking victims, UN urges on World Day against the scourge

Photo:Young women in Colombia forced into sexual exploitation.

30 July 2017
Criminal groups feed off the instability created by conf...

Trump’s Dangerous Scapegoating of Immigrants

Photo:U.S. President Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in an arena in Youngstown, Ohio, U.S. July 25, 2017.

July 27, 2017
At...

World Day against Trafficking in Persons 30 July

30 July 2017

Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The...

Indonesia Rejects 75 UN Human Rights Concerns

Photo:Indonesia's President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo delivers a speech in front of parliament members at the House of Representative building in J...

Women Activists in Iran Pressing for Female Minister in Cabinet

Photo:Supporters of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani carry pictures of him as they celebrate his victory in the presidential elections, in the...

In Honduras, senior UN official urges protection of human rights defenders

28 July 2017
Visiting a newly established United Nations human rights office in Honduras, a senior official today stressed the need to protec...

Venezuela: UN rights wing urges calm ahead of controversial weekend polls

Photo:Shoppers wait in line for five hours to buy a ration of bread from a small bakery in Cumaná, Venezuela.

28 July 2017
The Unite...

'Sustainable, inclusive societies,' priority for new President of UN economic and social body

Photo:Economic and Social Council elections: Pictured, (right centre) incoming ECOSOC President, Ambassador Marie Chatardová of the Czech Republic...

'None of us should stand silent' while civilians suffer in Syria, Security Council told

Photo:In the makeshift camp at Ain Issa, north of the Raqqa in Syria, a girl carries a UNICEF backpack and some clothing. More than 6,000 people li...

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