GENEVA The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian protesters in Gaza, and called for perpetrators of violations in the enclave to face justice.
GENEVA The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday criticized Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights a day after U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the disputed territory.
GENEVA Venezuelan security forces, backed by pro-government militias, have quashed peaceful protests with excessive use of force, killings and torture, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday.
GENEVA A senior U.S. arms control official said on Tuesday the only way for North Korea to achieve security and development is to abandon all of its weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programmes.
GENEVA U.N. war crimes investigators called on Israel on Monday to stop its snipers using lethal force against protesters on the border with Gaza, as the anniversary approached of the start of demonstrations there last year in which 189 Palestinians were killed.
GENEVA Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their land of minerals "in an apparent act of pillage", a United Nations human rights investigator said on Monday.
* Israelis also stripping Palestinian land of minerals-U.N.
GENEVA Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng on Friday defended what China calls its vocational training centres in Xinjiang for Muslims and said its "campuses" would be closed down gradually as extremist ideology is vanquished in the region.
GENEVA Israel is carrying out criminal investigations into the killing of 11 Palestinians by Israeli forces at border protests in Gaza last year, Israeli officials said on Wednesday.
GENEVA A leading researcher on China's ethnic policies said on Wednesday that an estimated 1.5 million Uighurs and other Muslims could be held in so-called re-education centers in Xinjiang region, up from his earlier figure of 1 million.