3 days ago
In their filing, lawyers for Elmadag pointed to a 2010 United Nations Human Rights Council report that found Israeli actions violated elements of the Geneva Conventions.
66 days ago
Relatives of people who disappeared during Sri Lanka's civil war are urging the U.N. Human Rights Council to pressure the government to account for thousands of people who allegedly went missing...
70 days ago
Amnesty is pushing for member states next week at the U.N. Human Rights Council to support an independent commission of inquiry into systematic abuses and crimes against humanity in North Korea.
81 days ago
The report comes as the United Nations Human Rights Council is set to discuss Sri Lanka's alleged wartime abuses at its annual meeting in Geneva this week.
83 days ago
The United States has said it will introduce a new resolution on Sri Lanka - urging a full accounting of what happened at the end of the war - when the U.N. Human Rights Council meets next week.
88 days ago
The human rights council is to begin its sessions later this month and Sri Lanka is likely to face questions on implementing its war commission report.
94 days ago
U.S. officials say Washington will support a push at next month's U.N. Human Rights Council to initiate an inquiry into conditions in North Korea.
102 days ago
U.N. special rapporteur Marzuki Darusman is recommending that the Geneva-based Human Rights Council investigate North Korea's "grave, widespread and systematic violations of human rights.
107 days ago
In its report to the 47-nation Human Rights Council, a panel of investigators said Israel is violating international humanitarian law under the Fourth Geneva Convention, one of the treaties that...
114 days ago
Sri Lanka is likely to face questions at the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in March on what steps it has taken to implement the report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation...
123 days ago
A spokesman for the 47-nation Human Rights Council told reporters in Geneva Tuesday that Israel's participation is in doubt after it asked for the Jan. 29 review to be postponed and its...