UNHCR condemns attack on refugee boat off Yemen
Israeli soldier’s sentence for shooting “excessively lenient”: UN
The punishment handed down to an Israeli soldier found guilty of shooting dead a wounded Palestinian is “excessively lenient”, the UN Human Rights Office said on Friday.
UN official in the Gambia to assess support for political transition
A senior UN official is in the Gambia to assess how best to assist the country’s political transition.
UN concerned for Syrians affected by anti-ISIL operations in Aleppo
The UN remains “very concerned” for the situation of civilians affected by an offensive to dislodge ISIL militants from Al Bab town in Syria’s Aleppo governorate.