New York, Aug 30(Just Earth News): Extensive human rights violations and abuses have been committed in the wake of anti-Government protests in Venezuela and point to â€œthe existence of a policy to repress political dissent and instill fear in the population to curb demonstrations,â€ a report by the United Nations human rights office has found.
New York, Dec 10 (Just Earth News): Citing human rights violations in the Democratic Peopleâ€™s Republic of Korea (DPRK), senior United Nations officials on Friday highlighted the need for the Security Council to pay attention to the situation â€œof great concern.â€
New York, June 20 (Just Earth News): Issuing a new report on the situation of minorities in Myanmar, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Raâ€™ad Al Hussein has urged the Government to take concrete steps to end the â€œsystemic discriminationâ€ and ongoing human rights violations against minority communities, particularly the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
New York, May 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Two United Nations experts have urged the Government of Sri Lanka to replace the legal framework that allowed human rights violations to occur and to establish democratic institutions in line with international human rights standards.
New York, Mar 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS):On Tuesday in Geneva, the United Nations Working Group on mercenaries called on the Government of Ukraine to ensure accountability for human rights violations committed by foreign armed actors during the conflict that has plagued the country since 2014.