Sister of Jordanian monarch moves to enable forced marriage protection with regard to one of her daughters.
The death toll by Israeli aggression has risen to 44 since March 30, when Palestinians began staging protests to demand the 'right of return' to their homes, occupied by the Tel Aviv government decades ago.
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano warns of efforts to oust Rodrigo Duterte after the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said the Philippine president needs to see psychiatrist.
The Damascus suburb has been under siege by the Syrian regime since 2013. It is an ongoing humanitarian disaster that could become the next Aleppo.
Zeid Raad al Hussein says 151 civilian deaths took place in August alone, while 20,000 civilians remain trapped in Daesh's former bastion.
Rohingyas, often called the most persecuted ethnic community in the world, close their eyes to tell the world that it is blind to their plight.
The UN Human Rights Office reports a "significant escalation" in Daesh's use of civilians as human shields and its killing of those attempting to flee.
More than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners had taken part in the strike called by high-profile jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti.
Zeid bin Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commmissioner for Human Rights, says US President Trump's immigration policies could lead to mass detentions and expulsions in violation of international law.
The UN human rights office says Myanmar's security forces subjected Rohingya Muslims to mass killings, gang rapes and the burning of entire villages.
Duterte told a business gathering that he personally killed people while he was the mayor of Davao City.
UN envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, says the city "may be totally destroyed" if the conflict is not resolved soon.
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