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Ankara, Aug 4 (JEN): The plight of the Uyghur community increased by few folds following an announcement by the Turkish government that it will censor all anti-China reports from its media. more
ISIL's 'genocide' against Yazidis is ongoing, UN rights panel says, calling for international action

New York, Aug 4(Just Earth News): Marking three years since the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) attacked the Yazidis in Syria, a United Nations-mandated inquiry has called ...

Mauritania: UN rights office voices concern about unrest ahead of constitutional referendum

New York, Aug 3(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights office on Thursday expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in Mauritania, ahead of the constitutional referendum schedule ...

Venezuela: UN rights chief 'deeply concerned' by detention of opposition leaders

New York, Aug 2(Just Earth News): The top United Nations human rights official on Tuesday expressed deep concern about the detention of two opposition leaders by Venezuelan authorities after ...

Venezuela: UN rights office urges all parties to refrain from violence amid protests over Sunday's elections

New York, Aug 1(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights office has expressed regret that at least 10 people died in Venezuela over the weekend amid clashes between security forces ...

UN rights experts say fight against racism must be 'unremitting to be successful'

New York, Aug 1(Just Earth News): The fight against racism must be unremitting to be successful, according to the oldest of the United Nations treaty-monitoring bodies, which opened its late ...

Philippines: UN experts urge Government to address spiralling rights violations

New York, July 31(Just Earth News): A group of United Nations experts has urged the Government of the Philippines to immediately address reported human rights violations, including murder, t ...

'Act now' to help and protect trafficking victims, UN urges on World Day against the scourge

New York, July 31(Just Earth News): Criminal groups feed off the instability created by conflicts, and as links between wars, trafficking and migrant smuggling become more widely known, the ...

Human rights defenders in Viet Nam should 'never be treated as criminals,' says UN rights office

New York, July 29(Just Earth News): The United Nations rights office expressed concern on Friday over the intensifying crackdown in Viet Nam against human rights defenders who have questione ...

Venezuela: UN rights wing urges calm ahead of controversial weekend polls

New York, July 28(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights office expressed deep concern on Friday at the risk of further violence in Venezuela, where elections for a Constituent As ...