Russia Committed ‘Grave’ Rights Abuses in Crimea, U.N. Says
by: Nick Cumming-Bruce
Investigators have documented evidence of arbitrary detentions, torture and abductions since Russian troops annexed the former Ukrainian region.
OEA acoge polémicas audiencias sobre eventuales crímenes en Venezuela
La Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) realiza a partir de este jueves una serie de audiencias en busca de determinar si existen bases para denunciar a Venezuela ante la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI) por crímenes de lesa humanidad.
The Philippines have cut their human rights budget to just $20
The Philippines is set to give an annual budget of just 1,000 pesos (£15) to its human rights body amid the country's brutal war on drugs. The drastic cut to the Commission on Human Rights' (CHR) budget was supported by 119 politicians to just 32 in the country's congress.
Venezuela: UN warns of possible crimes against humanity
UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein calls for investigation into possible rights abuses by Venezuelan security forces.
U.N. Security Council to vote Monday on weakened North Korea sanctions: diplomats
by: Michelle Nichols and Jack Kim
The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on Monday on a watered-down U.S.-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea over its latest nuclear test, diplomats said, but it was unclear whether China and Russia would support it.