A prominent Cuban opposition activist has been arrested ahead of a United Nations-related human rights conference he was expected to attend in Geneva, his supporters said Wednesday.
North Korea’s communist government is guilty of “grave violations” of fundamental human rights against its people, according to the head of a United Nations special human rights commission.
The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization canceled a Jewish exhibit titled “People, Book, Land – The 3,500 Year Relationship of the Jewish People and the Land of Israel” at the last minute due to a protest from the Arab League, the Algemeiner reports.
The United Nations overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday to adopt an Iranian and Syrian authored resolution that calls on nations across the globe to denounce violence and extremism.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2 1/2-year civil war has killed more than 100,000 people, according to the final report of a U.N. inquiry published on Thursday.
The United Nations overwhelmingly voted to declare 2014 the “International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People” during an unprecedented vote that human rights observers say was marred by anti-Israel fervor.
The pay gap between professional United Nations employees and their United States government counterparts has widened considerably in the last decade, according to a recent report.
Iran publicly refused to recognize “the Israeli regime” during a full meeting on Thursday of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
An Israeli-authored United Nations proposal that could help millions of struggling farmers received unlikely support this week from more than 100 nations, barring one key voting bloc: the Arab group.
A prominent Jewish human rights institute has accused the United Nations of intentionally barring pro-Israel Jewish groups from attending a major meeting on the pursuit of Palestinian statehood.