Two competing resolutions have been proposed on how to document violations by Yemen.
The US ambassador to the United Nations speaks openly about her disapproval of the UN General Assembly's nuclear disarmament talks and her disdain for the U Human Rights Council.
This surprising news comes just days after the kingdom posted a job advertisement for eight new executioners amid a soaring execution rate.
What effects might killing by remote, as American soldiers who control drones from afar are charged with doing, have on operators' mind-sets? One UN official is worried that this US-led trend may give practitioners (continued).
The newly formed U.N. Human Rights Council is debating whether to do away with the special rapporteurs whose job is to investigate global human rights abuses. A group of countries typically subjected to such scrutiny, with Cuba and China at the helm, argues that domestic reports should be sufficient.