Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life’s Global Outreach program (MCCL GO) addressed a session of the United Nation’s Human Rights Council today in Geneva. Mary Langlois, representing the organization, made the case that legalized abortion is not necessary to ensure women’s health and is not required under international law. Show More Summary
Moscow calls on the UN Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on Syria to prepare a report on crimes committed by al-Nusra Front militant group, Russia's Permanent Mission to the United Nations said Tuesday.
This is the second year I am invited to speak about the war in Yemen at a side event during the UN Human Rights Council annual session. Nothing has changed since last year except the expansion of the catastrophic humanitarian situation, an increase in the atrocities committed by all warring sides, and the UN failing Yemeni children. Show More Summary
The relentless concentration of effort and energy against the Jewish State has meant neglecting almost entirely one of the world’s real great evils -- slavery.
In 2009, President Obama decided that the United States should seek election to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), a body with a decidedly mixed record of success in promoting and protecting human rights.
Pro-life supporters in Ireland are not surprised at reports that the United Nations plans to facilitate further attacks on the country’s constitutional pro-life laws when the Human Rights Council meets in Geneva next week as part of its Universal Periodic Review into the human rights records of Member States. It is becoming something of a […]
The United Nations Human Rights Council will “produce a database of all business enterprises” operating in Israel’s settlements in territory occupied in 1967. The company blacklist was approved as part of a series of five resolutions...Show More Summary
TeleSur | – – The U.N. resolution, which angered EU countries, says certain companies and enterprises are helping the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements. The United Nations Human Rights Council will vote…
NGOs at the United Nations Human Rights Council have hit out at the UK for making "offensive remarks" and setting a "dangerous precedent" by refusing to take the advice from a UN working group which ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being "arbitrarily detained."
The RT television channel on Thursday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate reported mass murder of Kurds in south-eastern Turkey, according to a petition launched by the broadcaster.
The decision to withdraw Russian forces from Syria is a sign of President Putin's commitment, the head of a UN Human Rights Council's independent inquiry commission on Syria said Tuesday.
Those responsible for committing war crimes in Syria should be held accountable, justice should not wait for the final peace deal between the warring sides, the chair of the UN Human Rights Council's commission of inquiry on Syria said in a statement Tuesday.
Ceasefire regime in Syria will assist the local population to return to their ordinary life, the chair of the UN Human Rights Council's commission of inquiry on Syria said in a statement on Tuesday.
Why the United Nations Human Rights Council must ensure the special rapporteur and other mechanisms can continue to monitor Iran’s human rights situation?
UN Security Council members will hold an informal meeting on the human rights situation in Crimea on March 18, a UN source told RIA Novosti.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Hussein noted on Friday a high level of cooperation between Tehran and international organizations during a meeting with Iran's Secretary General of Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani in Geneva, local media reported.
Yesterday in Geneva, I had the honor of representing the United States at the UN Human Rights Council on its 10th anniversary.
The Obama administration has leveraged its participation in the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to promote human rights abroad while neglecting to apply these same values domestically, especially by failing to hold torturers accountable, a US advocacy group said in a post on Wednesday.
North Korea will boycott the ongoing UN Human Rights Council session, and will not be bound by its resolutions which single Pyongyang out, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday.
The US Department of State said Monday that the country took aim at the anti-Israel bias in the United Nations in a campaign to renew its membership in the UN Human Rights Council.