U.N. rights experts urge Egypt to free couple unlawfully detained
The country is not yet ready for same-sex marriage, Malacañang said even as the Supreme Court began hearing a petition seeking to finally allow it.
"This is a national security issue" @SecNielsen said of need for a border wall, citing "ten known suspect militants that we know of trying to travel here a day" "We see terrorist propaganda of how to bring weapons across our border" she adds, along with problems with gangs and drugs
UN Human Rights Chief Zeid condemns Hungary's decision to pass legislation that criminalizes individuals and groups deemed to be supporting asylum-seekers, refugees and undocumented migrants.
@DHSgov @SecNielsen says there is a plan to reunite children separated from their parents "We have a plan to do that" @SecNielsen told reporters "As you know we do that on the back end, so its a combination of DHS, DOJ, HHS reuniting as quickly as quickly as we can"
Duterte won't do a Trump: Unlike US, Philippines won't withdraw from UN rights council
Immigrant families illegally crossing into US will be detained together under @POTUS exec order, reports @Reuters
Parents with children will be given precedence in immigration proceedings, according to @WhiteHouse official
AP Sources: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen heads to the White House to discuss an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention
Executive action on immigration and child separation being considered by @POTUS, reports @FoxNews.
"What's going on in the United States is wrong. I cannot image what the families are going through.This is not how we do things in Canada." says Trudeau
@POTUS "asked us to pass this legislation which stops this policy for good," adds @SpeakerRyan. "You've got to change the law to make sure custody stays with DHS."
It's a "false choice" between securing border and separating families, adds @SpeakerRyan
"We don't think families should be separated. Period," says @SpeakerRyan. "It's about custody."
US House of Representatives to vote tomorrow on immigration legislation, announces @SpeakerRyan
"That's a ridiculous assertion" children being used as leverage to secure votes for immigration reform legislation, replies @SpeakerRyan to reporter's question
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China expressed regret regarding the US decision to quit the United Nations Human Rights Council, foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Wed, vowing to continue to work with other countries to healthy development of the international human rights cause
Saudi Arabia arrests more women's rights activists: HRW
Australia has launched a national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment, becoming the first country to take such a step in response to the global MeToo movement
Trump told House Republicans he backs both immigration bills: White House
US withdraws from @UN Human Rights Council as Haley decries 'cesspool of political bias'
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
One person every two seconds is forced to flee their home due to war, violence and persecution, UNHCR says
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
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