UN expert deplored today the arrest and prolonged pre-trial detention of human rights defenders and bloggers
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The holding of elections in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza will be a crucial step towards Palestinian unity.
UN expert outlined a slew of “extremely disturbing” abuses by Zimbabwe’s security forces at the conclusion of a fact-finding mission to the country.
Trump has called Egypt junta leader al-Sisi his “faourite dictator” and lauded him as a great leader. But protests in Egypt show Trump is wrong.
The United Nations Human Rights Council should use the upcoming review of Egypt’s human rights records to address unprecedented levels of repression.
HRW: it is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of Marca Bristo, tireless partner to and supporter of Human Rights Watch’s Disability Rights program.
UN Secretary-General Guterres should act to prevent future UN failures in the face of atrocities, a coalition of 16 organizations said in a joint letter.
Outgoing UN Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe, Bishow Parajuli, says the current crackdown targeting opposition demonstrators and activists is “intolerable.
Myanmar has finally enacted a law to protect the rights of children. The law is consistent with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
International IDEA’s analysis is relevant to different types of complex political change that the UN addresses in its daily work.