'We don't share certain values', France says of U.S. migrant policy

Map. History of Human Rights conflict

23 July 2018
US confirms it will withdraw from UN Human Rights Council. Has long demanded reforms to 47-member Geneva-based body, complaining of 'chronic anti-Israel bias.' Also comes as US is being criticized by UN human rights commissioner of 'unconscionable' policy of separating children.
Vatican envoy in Chile says up to Pope to release sex abuse report
Secretary of the State Mike Pompeo, and US UN Ambassader Nikki Haley to make a statement on the UN Human Rights Council at 21:00 GMT, likely to announce US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council
Thailand executes first prisoner by lethal injection since 2009
Duterte on human rights groups' data on drug war: The best they can do is to release the names and figures
'We don't share certain values', France says of U.S. migrant policy
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One person every two seconds is forced to flee their home due to war, violence and persecution, UNHCR says
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A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, according to the UN
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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on the U.S. to end its "unconscionable" policy to "punish" and separate children from migrant parents entering the country
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One boat arrived in Chios the morning, 40 people on board, 7 children, 9 women, 24 men.
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The Kremlin waits for information about the situation with visiting of Sentsov by Ukrainian ombudsman - Peskov
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Two women injured after Somaliland army opened fire in Las Anod, the capital of the Sool region.
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Peter Tatchell has been released from Moscow police, he has been bailed
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Russian police detain British LGBT rights campaigner in Moscow
Argentina's lower house votes 129-125 to legalize abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy; the bill goes to the Senate
LGBT activist Peter Tatchell @PeterTatchell detained near Red Square1 month ago
LGBT activist Peter Tatchell @PeterTatchell detained near Red Square
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U.N. calls for inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir
US Department of State: We are concerned by reports of at least 147 people killed and 21,000 arrested since early May by Bangladeshi security forces in nationwide counter-narcotics campaign. We urge Bangladesh to conduct thorough, transparent investigations and to fully meet its human rights obligations.
Lebanon foreign minister escalates refugee row with U.N. agency
Teacher Kayla Sprinkles accused of having sex with student
1 month ago
Korean human rights group tells @annabotting we mustn't be fooled by the smiles and handshakes in Singapore: "overall we see a complete lack of human rights in North Korea"
KSA arrested 2 more women's rights activists over the weekend: Noof Abdulaziz and Miaa Al Zahran. Total arrested in the weeks up to lifting driving ban 17: 8 have been released on bail since but the rest have still not been charged, no access to families or lawyers
[email protected] warns 250,000 people could die in Yemen's port city of Hudaida.
Victims of child sex abuse will be able to sue institutions such as churches under proposed new laws in Australia's most populous state: authorities
AP grabbed this shot of Trump walking in late to the gender equality breakfast at the G7 summit1 month ago
AP grabbed this shot of Trump walking in late to the gender equality breakfast at the G7 summit
DR Congo's former vice president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, is acquitted on appeal by Hague court - had been sentenced to 18 years for war crimes.
New Spanish government spokeswoman, Isabel Celaá, describes government as deeply feminist, egalitarian, pro-European and social
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Hug: DFS women men have shown courage; they've done more than was expected. SMM monitors have fulfilled their obligations too. The only ones that have not fulfilled obligations are sides; sides are fully responsible if over 300k civilians are with out drinking water
U.N. imposes sanctions on six men who are described as 'millionaire migrant traffikers'. They include 4 Libyans and 2 Eritreans who are accused of leading criminal networks that traffic vast numbers of vulnerable migrants through Libya to Europe.
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On the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, a two-day exhibition of women's handcrafts opened in Kabul where dozens of Afghan women are showcasing their work including dresses, shoes and jewelry.
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