Topic

human right

Displaying 10 out of 9 results

  1. Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres  addresses the United Nations Security Cou

    UN decries 'shameful' reprisals on rights activists in 38 countries

    The United Nations listed 38 "shameful" countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation ...
  2. New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet attends the Human Rights Council in Geneva

    UN rights chief Bachelet takes on China, other powers in first speech

    The United Nations human rights boss Michelle Bachelet called on China on Monday to allow in monitors after "deeply disturbing" allegations of ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a news conference at State House in Harare

    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa names team to probe soldiers role in post-election violence

    Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday named a commission including a South African ex-president and a British human rights lawyer ...
  4. FILE PHOTO:    Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland smiles after a meeting with Mexico&

    Canada appeals for German backing amid Saudi rights row

    The foreign minister of Canada, which is embroiled in a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia, called for German support on Monday in Ottawa's campaign ...
  5. European Union foreign policy chief Mogherini reads a statement in Vienna

    EU seeks details from Saudi Arabia on women human rights arrests amid Canada row

    The European Union has asked Saudi Arabia to shed light on the arrests and charges facing women human rights activists, saying that the detainees ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Chile's president Michelle Bachelet casts her ballot at a polling station in Santi

    UN taps Chile's Bachelet to be human rights chief - diplomats

    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to be the world body's new human rights chief, ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and First lady Michelle Obama congratulate Sama

    Canada defiant after Saudi Arabia freezes new trade over human rights call

    Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada after Ottawa urged Riyadh to free arrested civil society activists, in the top oil ...
  8. Xinjiang police

    Rights group criticises China for mass DNA collection in Xinjiang