Rights / Gender
Geneva:  Baloch Human Rights defenders, activists, and their international supporters assembled in Geneva and adopted a resolution where they asked the international community to come forward and urge the government of Pakistan to refrain from the use of oppressive measures leading to human rights violations in Balochistan. more
After London, NY, Geneva taxis carry 'Save Baloch' adverts

Geneva: Following campaigns in New York and London, Geneva too witnessed 'Save Baloch' adverts as the local taxis were adorned with "Save Baloch People from Pakistani war cri ...

In Geneva, UN urges upholding human rights amid rising populism and extremism

New York, Feb 27 (Just Earth News): Disregard for human rights is a “disease,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday told the opening session of the UN H ...

UN rights chief warns of 'preventable calamities' and 'worrying' trends in more than 50 countries

New York, June 14 (Just Earth News):In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the UN rights chief sheds a light on “preventable calamities ...

UN refugee agency projects resettlement needs at 1.19 million in 2017

New York, June 13 (Just Earth News):With a multitude of conflicts and crises causing record displacement around the world, more than 1.19 million people are projected to be in need of resett ...

UN rights office ‘appalled’ by Iran’s sentencing of anti-death penalty campaigner

New York, May 21(Just Earth News):The United Nations human rights arm on Friday denounced Iran’s sentencing of an already-imprisoned human right defender, Nargis Mohammadi, to 16 year ...

Mozambique: UN reports ‘worrying’ information about human rights violations

New York, Apr 30 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations human rights office said on Friday it has received “worrying information” about ongoing armed clashes in Mozambique be ...

In Malawi, people with albinism face ‘total extinction’– UN rights expert

New York, Apr 30 (Just Earth News/IBNS): A United Nations human rights expert on Friday warned that the atrocities faced by persons with albinism in Malawi render them “an endangered p ...

UN rights office deplores death sentence against Mauritanian blogger

New York, Apr 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS):The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday deplored the confirmation of the death sentence for apostasy against a Mauritanian blogger, Mohammad ...

New stamps promoting LGBT equality worldwide unveiled at UN

New York, Feb 5 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) on Thursday unveiled a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal – a global UN ...