UNHRC

3.3.17

Indonesia's Alleged Human Rights Abuse in West Papua Is Getting International Attention

Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women​" were raised at the UN this week.

6.14.15

Netanyahu Calls UN Investigation of Alleged Gaza War Crimes a 'Waste of Time'

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."

4.1.15

UN Adopts Resolution Calling for International Coordination Against Boko Haram

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."

3.6.15

The Building Blocks of Fortress Europe: How EU Policy Is Failing Record Numbers of Migrants

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.

11.26.13

Why Was Vietnam Elected to the UN Human Rights Council?

Last week, the UN elected serial human rights repressor Vietnam to its 47-seat Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

11.19.13

Why Was Vietnam Elected to the UN Human Rights Council?

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...

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