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Updated On: Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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UN rights expert calls for civilian protection as fighting escalates between military and armed group

Content by: UN News Centre Voicing alarm at the escalating violence in northern and central Rakhine state and Chin state, the UN Special Rapporteur on human Rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, urged all sides, including the State military and ethnic ...

UN rights office calls on Zimbabwe Government to end ‘crackdown’ in response to fuel protests

Content by: UN News Centre “We are deeply troubled by the socio-economic crisis that is unfolding in Zimbabwe and the repression of large-scale protests in the country, following the Government’s decision to increase fuel prices,” said spokesperson ...

Sudan: UN rights chief alarmed over ‘excessive force’, alleged use of live fire against protestors

Content by: UN News Centre In a call for the authorities to refrain from further violence, amid reports that security forces fired live rounds and tear gas into hospital premises, where protesters were sheltering, the High Commissioner said that ...

Iran: women hunger strikers entitled to medical care, UN rights experts urge

Content by: UN News Centre “We urge the Government to immediately and unconditionally provide Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Narges Mohammadi with access to the appropriate treatment and care they have repeatedly requested in light of their serious ...


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