More than 5,000 civilians killed in Yemen as UN’s Zeid renews call for international probe
The humanitarian crisis is the worst in the world in Yemen where there’s little hope of a negotiated end to hostilities soon.
Myanmar urged to open borders for all fleeing Rakhine violence
Access to communities in need of help in Myanmar’s Rakhine state remains “severely restricted” amid what the UN has called a “dramatic worsening” of the security situation there.
The United Nations today welcomed the release of the final report of an independent advisory body looking into the situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
Women belonging to different religious minorities in the restive Rakhine State in Myanmar are mending fences as they learn to read, write and sew, the UN said on Friday.
The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned Wednesday’s “indiscriminate suicide attack” in the capital, Kabul, which has left dozens dead and more than 300 injured.
Human rights fundamental to “the future we want” and reaching SDGs
Members of the minority Rohingya community in Myanmar have reported mass gang rapes, killings, beatings and other violations they have suffered at the hands of the security forces.
Rohingya refugees like "all of us" are searching for "a normal life in safety and in dignity."
That's according to Ravina Shamdasani, from the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR).
Over the past year nearly 90,000 people, mostly Rohingya people from Myanmar and citizens from Bangladesh, have risked their lives crossing the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.