Venezuela's president and top ministers are responsible for probable crimes against humanity, UN investigators said on Wednesday in a report the country's government quickly labeled as "riddled with falsehoods."
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The world is entering a military "second drone age" with uncontrolled proliferation and no standards governing their use, a United Nations expert told the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday.
Dozens of independent UN experts voiced alarm Friday over the repression of fundamental freedoms in China, demanding urgent action from the UN Human Rights Council.
A UN inquiry into US racism would be "ridiculous," a US official said Tuesday, voicing disappointment in ally South Africa for promoting the idea.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war has unleashed widespread and systematic killing with "near impunity" for offenders, a UN report said Thursday, calling for an independent probe into human rights abuses.
Vice President Leni Robredo has gotten in touch with representatives from the United Nations and United States— two foreign entities which have been critical of the drug war— to seek their help in fighting illegal drugs.
Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human Rights Council Thursday, sparking outcry from the United States, advocacy groups and Latin American countries who say its rights record is appalling.
Senator Panfilo Lacson is opposed to the planned inquiry of the United Nations Human Rights Council into the alleged abuses related to the bloody anti-drug crackdown in the country. Lacson took to Twitter to highlight the country’s!-->!-->!-->…
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's narcotics crackdown has become a "systematic" campaign of abuses, Amnesty International alleged on Monday, urging the United Nations to launch a probe into thousands of killings.
A UN expert called Tuesday for "an immediate moratorium" on sales of surveillance technology until rules are established to stop companies selling products that help states violate human rights.
The Philippines on Saturday rejected a call for an independent United Nations probe into Manila's alleged human rights violations, describing it as interference in the affairs of the Asian nation.
Diplomats and activists on Monday denounced intense Chinese lobbying, pressure and even threats to rein in criticism of Beijing during last month's session of the UN Human Rights Council.
A United Nations (UN) expert has expressed concern over the situation of Senator Leila M. de Lima who has been unjustly detained for almost two years now due to trumped-up illegal drug trading charges hurled against her by the Duterte…
Malacañang is optimistc that the Duterte administration will forge better relations with the next United Nations' High Commissioner on Human Rights.
Birds of the same feather, flock together.
The UN's top expert on extreme poverty warned Thursday that contemptful and cruel US policies towards the poor were disenfranchising millions, posing a threat to democracy in the country.
PH to become ‘rogue state’ if removed from UN Human Rights Council – former Human Rights Commission chair Etta Rosales
The European Parliament is calling for the Philippines to be kicked out of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) over President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drug war.
The United States warned Friday that it was losing patience and again threatened to quit the UN Human Rights Council after the Geneva-based body adopted five resolutions condemning Israel.
Australia must avoid a "dance with dictators" when it hosts ASEAN leaders at a special summit this week, and should make human rights a prominent issue, campaigners say.
A top UN rights expert warned Monday that the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya minority bears "the hallmarks of genocide" and insisted the government should be held accountable.