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UN expert urges two Koreas to discuss human rights

Photo:OHCHR examines the issue of involuntary separation of Korean families from a human rights perspective.

27 July 2017
The propos...

UN Security Council urges all Libyans to support calls for national reconciliation

Photo:Two soldiers from forces operating under Libya’s Tripoli-based government walking through the deserted streets of Bin Jawad, near the importa...

Security Council extends mandate of UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus

Photo:Wide view of the Security Council adopting a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus.

27 July 2017...

Tunisia: Landmark Step to Shield Women from Violence

Photo:A Tunisian woman holds up a flag during a march to celebrate International Women's Day in Tunis March 8, 2014.

July 27, 2017...

Vietnamese Activist Sentenced to 9 Years in One-Day Trial

Photo:Tran Thi Nga protests against the arrest of blogger “Mother Mushroom” in October 2016.

July 27, 2017
A Vietnam court sentenced a...

Saudi Arabia: Clarify Status of Ex-Crown Prince

July 27, 2017

(Beirut) – Saudi authorities should immediately clarify whether they have imposed movement restrictions on former crown princ...

In Mosul and beyond, sustained efforts needed to support millions of displaced Iraqis – UN official

Photo:Families fleeing from Yarmouk neighbourhood in western Mosul, Iraq.

26 July 2017
Witnessing “complete devastation” in districts...

UN refugee agency seeks $9.5 million to assist Nigerian returnees from Cameroon

Photo:Nigerian refugees returning from Cameroon wait to register at Banki camp in northern Nigeria.

26 July 2017
The UN refugee agenc...

Amid rising tensions in Jerusalem, UN envoy warns of 'grave risk' of escalation in Middle East

25 July 2017
The United Nations envoy on Middle East peace has warned that developments over the past 11 days at holy sites in the Old City i...

Peace is the 'bedrock' for women's development and human rights UN deputy chief says in DR Congo

Photo:Deputy-Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed and Maman S. Sidikou, Head of MONUSCO, at the UN Mission.

25 July 2017
The importance...