Force used against protestors in Gaza ‘wholly disproportionate’, says UN human rights chief

The Human Rights Council, which held on Friday a special session on “the deteriorating human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem”, has joined its voice to that of many Arab, Islamic and European countries that have Read more

Egyptian regime promoting radicalization, UN High Commissioner

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein has raised eyebrows over Egypt’s policies to combat extremism as he highlighted that “a state of emergency, the massive numbers of detentions, reports of torture and continued arbitrary arrest – Read more

Libya: UN Denounces Serious Human Rights Abuses on Migrants

The UN has sounded the alarm over the appalling human rights violations, ranging from rape, torture, force labor, arbitrary detention, that migrants heading to Europe face in Libya. A report, published jointly by UNSMIL and the UN Human Rights Office, Read more