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More UN member countries call on China to respect human rights

Statement expresses concern over human rights situation in China’s Xinjiang region and recent developments in Hong Kong

Pope Francis calls for special attention to children’s rights

The pope also denounced those promoting abortion as an ‘essential service’ in responding to COVID-19

UN urged to intensify pressure to stop rights abuses in Philippines

An Amnesty International report accuses the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte of inciting a "wave of extrajudicial executions"

Duterte at the 75th UN General Assembly: Red-tagging on the global...

What the world has witnessed is not a leader out to save his country from those who wish to destroy it

UN human rights body polarized on call for probe into Philippine...

China, Russia, ASEAN and Latin American states, however, warn against using country specific resolutions to pressure governments

UN experts renew call for probe into Philippine human rights situation

A UN report this month revealed alleged 'widespread and systematic' human rights abuses in the context of the Philippines' war on drugs

UN body denounces ‘widespread’ human rights violations in Philippines

The report noted that many of the human rights concerns it has documented are long-standing, but have become more acute in recent years

The scourge of enforced disappearances

Asia submitted the highest number of cases of enforced disappearance to the United Nations in the last decade.

UN reports less refugee movements in Southeast Asia

But there’s been an increase in danger reported by those who’ve fled over the last five years

UN rights body ‘obligated’ to investigate organ harvesting in China

Senior lawyer tells UN that what is occurring in China is ‘one of the worst mass atrocities of this century’

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