A DR Congo representative accused Rwanda of stealing mountain gorillas and chimpanzees from the country’s forest in a wild tangent.
“We were forced to sing patriotic song after patriotic song every day, as loud as possible and until it hurts, until our faces become red and our veins appeared on our face.”
About 10 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans every year—the equivalent of a garbage truck of plastic every minute. A new UN treaty is trying to fight that.
“There is no purgatory for war criminals. They go straight to hell, ambassador.”
COP26 is overflowing with more than 500 oil and gas executives from companies like Shell and BP.
Several reports have recently surfaced of people being mistreated using restraint chairs—even resulting in death, in extreme circumstances.
The prime minister is asking the Church to “step up” as UN human rights experts and Canadian lawyers call for a criminal investigation into both Canada and the Catholic Church after 215 Indigenous children were found buried under a residential school.
“In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into fact,” a UN panel said.
From the war on Syria to climate change, UN Secretary General António Guterres sat down with VICE News to talk about the world’s most pressing crises.
A Haitian court ordered a former UN peacekeeper to pay child support for a baby he fathered in 2011, one of the hundreds of children left behind in destitute conditions.