Nearly one in nine people in the world are going hungry, with the coronavirus pandemic exacerbating already worsening trends this year, according to a United Nations report published Monday.
The fact-finding mission to Myanmar, set up by the Human Rights Council, last year branded the army operations in 2017 as "genocide" and called for the prosecution of top generals, including army chief Min Aung Hlaing.
"If a conventional war starts between the two countries ... anything could happen. But supposing a country seven times smaller than its neighbour is faced with the choice — either you surrender or you fight for your freedom till death?
Gulf Today’s research highlights five young women who are making a difference in today’s society.
The world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai lit up to mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security, a ground-breaking resolution that was spearheaded by women leaders and organisations.
Angelique Kidjo and Skip Marley are among several global artists performing for an online fundraising concert, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
In any conflict it is the common man or the civilian who gets hit, and hurt or killed, the most. Almost nine years of civil war in Syria have left more than 380,000 people dead, including over 115,000 civilians. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,
The United Nations says it has not been involved in the relocation but urged the government to ensure no refugee is forced to move to Bhasan Char island, which only emerged from the sea 20 years ago.
With India being part of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent member from January 1, 2021, and UN 75 years of celebration (2020) hangover rolling over to next year, the debate on UNSC reforms continues, with no worthwhile progress,
Al Jarman made the statement during the 30th special session of the Human Rights Council regarding ensuring respect for international human rights law in the Palestinian territories, including occupied East Jerusalem, and in Israel.