Afghanistan: Reliable report confirms Taliban executions, says UN

Middle East 08/24/21, 16:48

The United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, ascertained that the Taliban were committing crimes against Afghans, contradicting their claims of peace.  Speaking to the Human Rights Council, Bachelet said she had received “credible reports” that the Taliban were not following through with their public ...

US envoy blasts Venezuela seat on UN Human Rights Council

South America 10/18/19, 13:26

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Venezuela’s election to the Human Rights Council “is an embarrassment to the United Nations and a tragedy for the people of Venezuela.” Venezuela won a contested election for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday, Oct. 17, despite a campaign ...

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