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Rohingya Repatriation: Int'l community...

Int’l community urged to take tangible...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Sep 27 2021

Global leaders and international organisations need to play a more active role to compel Myanmar to make...

Bangladesh seeks UN steps to prevent...

Bangladesh asks UN to prevent another...

World

Tue, Aug 24 2021

An unstable Afghanistan is a serious threat to regional and global peace and security, official tells...

Top UN HR body passes resolution condemning...

Top UN HR body passes resolution condemning...

South-East Asia

Thu, Mar 25 2021

International response not enough to prevent the deepening crisis in the south-eastern country, says...

'Governments worldwide ensure impunity...

'Govts worldwide ensure impunity for...

World

Mon, Mar 8 2021

The commitment to ban torture lacks credibility across the globe, says UN special rapporteur

Dhaka seeks global community's constructive...

Dhaka seeks int’l community’s role in...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 26 2021

Foreign minister says the Human Rights Council should emerge as a bastion to defend human rights following...

Biden administration moves to rejoin...

US to rejoin UN Human Rights...

North America

Mon, Feb 8 2021

The next session of the 47-member Geneva-based council is due to start later this month

UN condemns systemic racism without...

UN condemns systemic racism without...

North America

Sat, Jun 20 2020

An initially strongly-worded text proposed earlier this week had called for a high-level international...

China says US 'addicted to quitting'...

China says US 'addicted to quitting'...

North America

Mon, Jun 1 2020

'The US has become addicted to quitting groups and scrapping treaties'

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...