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The Nicaraguan Government continues to perpetrate “serious systematic human rights violations, tantamount to crimes against humanity,” an expert group appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Thursday. more
UN chief appalled by ‘tragic human toll’ of ongoing Gaza war

The UN Secretary-General said on Thursday he was “appalled by the tragic human toll of the conflict in Gaza” where more than 30,000 people have now reportedly been killed and ...

UN chief ‘committed’ to Sudan as mission ends

António Guterres expressed his strong commitment to the people of Sudan on Thursday as the UN assistance mission based there comes to an end, in line with a Security Council resolu ...

Living conditions for Pakistani Christians

This report highlights the dire living conditions faced by Pakistani Christians due to the country's #blasphemy laws and widespread anti-Christian sentiments.

Two shot dead in Pakistan's KP in suspected 'honour killing'

A woman and a man were shot dead, allegedly by the former’s father and brother,  in an instance of suspected honour killing in Pakistan's  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region, m ...

North Korean workers beat up Chinese factory manager to death over nonpayment of wages

About North Korean workers who recently occupied a factory last month to protest over unpaid wages took a monitoring officer hostage, media reports said.

Pakistani human rights activist Hidayat Lohar shot dead

Unidentified gunmen shot dead human rights activist Hidayat Lohar in Sindh region of Pakistan, media reports said.

UN says drastic erosion of women’s rights in Afghanistan continues

Afghan women fear arrest, harassment and further punishment whenever a new Taliban decree is announced, according to a new multi-agency UN report issued on Friday based on an extensive su ...

Remaining two Afghan prisoners released from Guantanamo prison, arrive in Afghanistan

The last two Afghan prisoners who had been in the U.S.-run Guantanamo prison for years were set free and returned to Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday, the state-run Bakhtar news ...

UN food agency ramps up deliveries amid worsening food security in Ethiopia

As severe hunger ripples across northern Ethiopia, the World Food Programme (WFP) is ramping up efforts to deliver lifesaving assistance to three million people in the coming weeks to ave ...