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New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): Expressing deep shock at a mass execution of 38 men at a prison in the Iraqi city of Nassiriya, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has called on the country to establish an immediate moratorium and carry out an urgent and comprehensive review of its criminal justice system.

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‘American Dream’ quickly becoming an ‘illusion,’ says UN human rights expert

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The number of Americans living in poverty and the already high income inequality could worsen further in the days to come, making the United States t ...

UN rights office urges El Salvador to reform 'draconian' abortion laws

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights wing has called on the Latin American nation, El Salvador, to immediately halt the application of a law that unduly p ...

The curious cases of missing activists in Pakistan

A strange phenomenon is gripping Pakistan! One day liberal activists are see ...

Egyptian female singer jailed for music video with banana act

Cairo: A 25-year-old Egyptian singer who had appeared in a music video in which she was seen eating a banana in a classroom wearing a provocative dress has been sentenced for two years ...

Human Rights Day: UN officials pledge to advance human dignity, equality and rights

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): Top United Nations officials on Monday urged everyone to raise their voices and stand up for the rights of others, while celebrating the launch of a ...

Security tensions may have deepened rights violations in DPRK, Security Council told

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News):  People’s rights are reportedly violated in “almost every aspect” of their lives in the Democratic People’s Republic of ...

Human Rights Day: UN to launch campaign for 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration

New York, Dec 9(Just Earth News): The United Nations will on Sunday kick off in Paris, France, a year-long campaign to honor the foundational human rights document, which next year mar ...

Security Council condemns reported slave trade of migrants in Libya

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned the slave trade of African migrants in Libya as “heinous human rights abuses which may ...

Calling for probe into crimes against Rohingya, UN rights chief says genocide ‘cannot be ruled out’

New York, Dec 5(Just Earth News):  The United Nations human rights chief on Tuesday called for an international criminal probe into the perpetrators of the widespread and ...