New York’s famed Harlem neighbourhood meets South Korea on Friday evening as the celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the
The most desperate time for migrants and refugees who have arrived in Europe may be yet to come.
The more than 40,000 cases of people worldwide who have been arrested, detained or abducted against their will represent human beings, not numbers, a UN human rights expert has said.
Political and community leaders in Tanzania are being urged by the United Nations to respect the rights of citizens as they head to the polls this weekend.
The story of former African slaves who led a revolt over British rule in Jamaica “had to be told” according to the producer of a movie celebrating the historical event.
An online portal for victims of terrorism represents the “impressive dual achievement” of acknowledging their suffering as a human rights abuse while also providing practical information to support their recovery.
The work of a gynaecologist who treats rape victims who have been subjected to sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the focus of a film which has just been released.
'The Man Who Mends Women' tells the story of Dr Denis Mukwege.
There is “never, never any justification for murder”, the UN Security Council has been told by the UN Deputy Secretary-General.
The Great Wall of China and the Palace in Monaco have joined a growing list of famous landmarks that will be lit for the “Turn the World UN Blue” campaign.
As many as seven million people worldwide die each year from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases associated with indoor or outdoor air pollution.