UN expert on violence against women says "sexism" more "pervasive" in UK than any other state

Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

The UN rushes through "Palestine's" treaty ratifications

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Chinese Lawyers Say They Were Tortured By Police

The tortured Chinese rights lawyers, from left: Wang Cheng, Jiang Tianyong and Tang Jitian.

Islamists Blamed for Nigeria Massacre

A screengrab taken on March 24 from a video shows a man claiming to be the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau.

New Lebanese Domestic Violence Law Evokes Sharp Criticism

Members of Kafa protest new anti-woman laws

UN Rights Council delays choice of "Independent" Expert on Israel

Appointment of Christine Chinkin (right), ex-Goldstone panel member, as UN "independent" expert on Israel has been postponed to late April

Foreign domestic workers in Qatar: Shocking cases of deception, forced labour, violence

An Indonesian former domestic worker shows marks on her body that she said were inflicted by her employer

Iran requests UN committee meeting to discuss U.S. ban on Iran envoy

Hamid Aboutalebi was a member of the group of terrorists who seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979

Obama admin participates for the first time in group charged with implementing notorious UN Durban declaration

Sign from the 2001 UN World Conference Against Racism, Durban, South Africa

No Political Prisoners Among the 920 Pardoned

The infamous Evin prison in Iran

Obama's Foreign Policy Failures Lead to Disaster at UN

Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights speaks on the use of remotely piloted aircraft, or drones, in extraterritorial lethal counter-terrorism operations.

UN top rights body attempts to take on Sri Lankan rights abuses

Even supposedly “safe” places were targeted by government forces during the 2009 conflict in Sri Lanka

Obama Administration Loses Vote to Cuba on "Foreign Debt" Resolution at UN Rights Council

Placard for the delegation of the United States, UN Human Rights Council

U.S. suffers abandoned by EU at UN Rights Council

Paula Schriefer, head of the U.S. delegation, speaks at the UN HRC

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