China and Russia are deliberately weakening UN efforts to protect human rights. Read more in the Guardian.
The U.N. has been in the spotlight for years over allegations of child rape and other sexual abuses by its peacekeepers.
The ICC prosecutor is opening preliminary probes into alleged crimes by security forces in the Philippines and Venezuela
The Human Rights Foundation mourns the passing of leading Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir.
Global press freedom is now at its lowest point in a century. Read more in this Guardian article.