The UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet expresses "increasing alarm" at violence in Ethiopia's Tigray region and says an alleged massacre there might amount to war crimes.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on Delhi to re-think its laws and policies in order to protect human rights activists.
Algerian President Tebboune received the remains of 24 of the independence fighters killed during the Algerian popular resistance against French colonialism between 1838 and 1865.
Death toll in the east of the vast country soared in recent weeks, the UN says, as conflicts in Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu provinces spread, "with disastrous repercussions for the civilian population."
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlighted that militant groups are using coronavirus pandemic "as an opportunity to regroup and inflict violence on the population."
The United Nations said the promise of economic and social development, democracy, justice and peace was being threatened by acute resource constraints on Sudan's transitional government.
Bahrain has released over a thousand prisoners, but political activists remain locked up.
The US trails far behind other countries that prioritise humanity over politics.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has submitted an application to be a party to a petition challenging the CAA in India's Supreme Court.
UN seeks creation of humanitarian corridors in northwestern Syria, expressing horror at regime offensive there, while Ankara-Moscow talks on Idlib crisis end without a breakthrough.
The UN database of companies cooperating with illegal settlement activities is not exhaustive or binding, but it is a crucial starting point.
The rap singer articulated citizen discontent over the killings of protesters in November and his songs went viral, resonating with disgruntled Iranians.
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