Iran has been appointed to several key United Nations committees that oversee the protection of women’s rights and global human rights.
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A United Nations human rights expert said the Washington Redskins football team name is a “hurtful reminder” of mistreatment of Native Americans, the Associated Press reports.
A new petition to the White House urges President Barack Obama to immediately take all necessary steps to suspend Russia from its seat on the United Nations’ Human Rights Council (HRC).
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.