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    Rohingya Crisis: The UN failure makes reform call louder

    Monday was another day of reckoning for the United Nations. As the UN chief and the UN high commissioner on human rights decried the mass violation of human rights, genocide and unjust wars raging all over the world from Syria to Myanmar to Congo, one thing came out even clearer -- the undemocratic character of the UN system has left the world an unsafe place for the weak.

  • Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

    Rakhine a human slaughterhouse of recent times: UN

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein describes Northern Rakhine in Myanmar as one of the most prolific ‘slaughterhouses’ of humans in recent times.

  • Freedom of the press under attack from Trump: UN rights boss

    The United Nations’ top human rights official says that derogatory remarks by US President Donald Trump about journalists could amount to incitement and embolden followers to attack certain communities.

  • Top UN official condemns Trump

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights condemns the policies of US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, equating them to bigotry.

  • UN deplores execution of 47 people in KSA

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein expresses deep regret over the execution of 47 people in a single day in Saudi Arabia.

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