United Nations experts have slammed the regime in Riyadh over razing an old part of a Shia Muslim-majority town in eastern Saudi Arabia, saying the move has erased cultural heritage and violated human rights.
Human rights activists have shut down the United Nations office in the West Bank city of Ramallah to denounce the world body’s silence on a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails as the protest action enters its 31 day.
The International rights groups Human Rights Watch (HRW) says a UN-sponsored forum recently held in the Saudi capital Riyadh amounted to a "slap in the face" for persecuted Saudi activists jailed across the kingdom.
The United Nations Secretary General has welcomed the trilateral agreement between Iran, Turkey, and Russia on creating de-escalation zones to provide quick humanitarian aids for people in the war-torn country.
The Government of the Philippines and a rebel group with which it signed a peace accord have made progress in ending and preventing the recruitment of children on the southern island of Mindanao, according to a new United Nations report.
The United Nations needs massive funds to avert famine in Yemen and warring parties there must ensure humanitarian aid can be delivered, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday as he opened a donor conference in Geneva.