The new UN envoy for Myanmar has told authorities in her first visit to the country that those behind atrocities and attacks against persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state “must be held accountable.”
US President Donald Trump has trampled the United Nations by quitting the Iran Deal, so the UN Chief Antonio Guterres should condemn Trump's act that weakens the nonproliferation regime, said a rotating member of the Council on Foreign Relations of the US.
The United Nations says nearly 5,000 families have been displaced in Yemen’s western province of Hudaydah, whose capital port city has been under unprecedented attacks by a Saudi-led military coalition and militia loyal to the impoverished country’s former government since June 13.
Indian security forces have used excessive force in Kashmir and killed and wounded numerous civilians since 2016, the United Nations said on Thursday, calling for an international inquiry into alleged violations in the disputed territory.
The UN General Assembly condemned Israel on Wednesday for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians and asked U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to recommend an “international protection mechanism” for occupied Palestinian territory.
The United Nations has expressed deep concern over an assault by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s port city of Hudaydah as rights groups warn about the catastrophic repercussions of the offensive, which is considered the largest battle of the three-year war.
Qatar has filed a case against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the UN’s highest court, accusing Abu Dhabi of human rights violations amid a year-long boycott of Doha by a Saudi-led bloc of four Arab nations.