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When will the war end?

When will the war end?

Muhammad Zamir

Sat, Oct 27 2018

Yemen is drawing attention for the wrong reasons

‘We won’t go’

‘We won’t go’

John Quinley III

Tue, Oct 16 2018

The Rohingya are not willing to move to an isolated island 

Rohingya crisis: Survivors urge UNSC...

Rohingya crisis: Survivors urge UNSC...

Nation

Wed, Aug 29 2018

They add that evidence of genocide and ethnic cleansing are irrefutable

Haley calls human rights council UN's...

Haley calls human rights council UN's...

North America

Thu, Jul 19 2018

The ambassador announced last month that the United States was quitting the council, accusing it of bias...

UN rights chief to Myanmar: Have you...

'Have you no shame, sir'

South Asia

Thu, Jul 5 2018

So far this year, 11,432 Rohingya have reached Bangladesh, where more than 700,000 have fled since an...

UN rights envoy urges Myanmar to end...

UN rights envoy urges Myanmar to end...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 28 2018

More than 700,000 mostly Rohingya have escaped Buddhist-majority Myanmar since last August

Infographic: US withdraws from UN Human...

Infographic: US withdraws from UN Human...

North America

Sun, Jun 24 2018

The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, accusing the organisation...

UN rights chief: Separating children...

UN rights chief: Separating children...

North America

Mon, Jun 18 2018

Zeid's address at the start of the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council marks his last address...

UN signs Myanmar access deal amid Rohingya...

UN signs Myanmar access deal amid Rohingya...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

The Myanmar representative for the UN refugee agency, said they hope to start as soon as possible

UN to review Bangladesh’s HR record...

UN to review Bangladesh’s HR record...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 14 2018

Bangladesh’s first and second UPR reviews took place in February 2009 and April 2013...

UN chief calls for Syria ceasefire to...

UN chief calls for Syria ceasefire to...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 26 2018

Air strikes destroyed a building in Douma, the main town in the Eastern Ghouta area east of Damascus,...

Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate...

Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 17 2018

The United Nations, United States, Britain and India have called for the judges to be freed, while independent...

Could Suu Kyi face Rohingya genocide...

Could Suu Kyi face Rohingya genocide...

World

Mon, Dec 18 2017

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein is determined that the perpetrators of the horrors committed against the Rohingya...

Bangladesh for upholding rights of the...

Bangladesh for upholding rights of the...

Foreign Affairs

Mon, Dec 18 2017

Dhaka will keep up global pressure on Nay Pyi Taw alongside its attempt to bilaterally solve the...

Dhaka seeks UNHRC's due role in solving...

Dhaka seeks UNHRC's due role in solving...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Dec 6 2017

Many delegations appreciated Bangladesh's efforts in providing safety and assistance to those who have...

China suggests international role to...

China suggests international role to...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Dec 6 2017

A resolution was adopted in Geneva on Tuesday by a vote of 33 in favour, three against and nine...

UNHRC: Possible elements of genocide...

UNHRC: Possible elements of genocide...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 5 2017

During the session, State minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam warned that the massive exodus over...

UNHRC to hold special session on...

UNHRC to hold special session on...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 27 2017

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has described the army's crackdown in Rakhine...

DR Congo wins seat on UN rights council...

DR Congo wins seat on UN rights council...

Africa

Tue, Oct 17 2017

The 11 other countries elected on Monday were: Australia, Afghanistan, Nepal, Qatar, Pakistan, Slovakia,...

UN: Don't leave Saudi-backed commission...

UN: Don't leave Saudi-backed commission...

World

Tue, Sep 5 2017

Yemen is mired in a war that has killed at least 10,000 people over the past two-and-a-half years

US considers quitting UN Human Rights...

US considers quitting UN Human Rights...

World

Tue, Jun 6 2017

The body has been accused of unfairly targeting Israel, and Trump aides are questioning its...