Commission of Inquiry

Gaza investigators call on Israel to review ‘rules of engagement’ as Gaza protest anniversary looms

Human Rights Council-appointed investigators urged Israel on Monday to revise its military rules of engagement, shortly before the one-year anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations at the country’s border fence with Gaza, that have left hundreds of Palestinians dead and thousands more injured. 

ISIL “committing genocide against Yazidis”

Extremists of the ISIL terrorist group have committed genocide against the Yazidi people caught up in the Syria conflict and the brutality is still happening, UN investigators said Thurs

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Eritrea “responsible for crimes against humanity”

Widespread and systematic crimes against humanity have been committed in Eritrea since it gained independence in 1991 for which the perpetrators should face international justice, leading UN human rights investigators said Wednesday.

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Fresh evidence of mass killings in Syria prisons

Allegations of so-called “executions” by Syrian state actors have been published by a top UN rights panel.

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