UNHRC while hearing reports on numerous violations around the world, has called on all sides of the conflict in Yemen to show restraint and respect international laws.
International condemnation has been swift after US President Donald Trump, in violation of international law, declared his administration would recognise Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights in Syria.
The Geneva forum adopted a resolution on accountability, brought by Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), by a vote of 23 states in favour, 8 against with 15 abstentions.
Another man has been killed in police custody in Kashmir, this time a school teacher. Where do Kashmiris go for justice?
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to spend the rest of his life in jail for genocide and war crimes, UN tribunal rules, increasing his original sentence of 40 years.
A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique and 920,000 affected in Malawi, UN officials say.
United Nations appeals judges will on Wednesday rule whether to uphold or overturn Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's 2016 convictions for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, as well as his 40-year sentence.
While hunger-related deaths and health complications are on the rise, the government is unable to avert the crisis and aid organisations are asking for help.
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has bowed to public pressure and withdrawn his bid for a fifth term in office, but his new plan would see him stay in power for months beyond the expiry of his term on April 28.
UN war crimes investigators called on Israel to stop its snipers using lethal force against Palestinian protesters on the border with Gaza.
Abdul Aziz is being hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch after leading the gunman in a cat-and-mouse chase before scaring him into speeding away in his car.
The US announces it will revoke or deny visas to members of the International Criminal Court involved in investigating the actions of US troops in Afghanistan or other countries.
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