Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women" were raised at the UN this week.
Addressing his cabinet at a meeting on Sunday, the Israeli prime minister slammed the upcoming report on last summer's war as “a baseless political attack."
Boko Haram militants have killed at least 15,000 people since 2009, and evidence has emerged of militants using children as "expendable cannon fodder" and "human bombs."
Unprecedented numbers of migrants are attempting to reach Europe and 3,500 people died in the Mediterranean in 2014. VICE News examines some questionable EU responses to this reality that are endangering fundamental human rights.
Last week, the UN elected serial human rights repressor Vietnam to its 47-seat Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Last week, the UN elected serial human rights repressor Vietnam to its 47-seat Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Despite operating a single party communist regime—under which freedom of speech, right to protest, and many other liberties are routinely...
Two children have already died from the cold in refugee camps.