The UN Human Rights Council voted to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings on the Gaza border
Russia has delayed a western proposal for a UN Security Council committee to blacklist six accused leaders of human trafficking and migrant smuggling networks in Libya, asking for more information on the value and efficiency of the move.
: "Instead of apologizing for our nation, we are standing up for our nation and we are standing up for the men and women who protect our nation."
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KCNA: "The Park Geun Hye group, who forced 'defection' on our women citizens after luring and kidnapping them in group for confrontation with compatriots, in disregard of human ethics and morality andlaw, must be brought to an international court for severe punishment."
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UN votes to send international war crimes probe to Gaza
UN Human Rights Council decides to dispatch an independent fact finding mission to investigate the Gaza clashes and human rights situation in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. 29 member states voted Yes. 2 voted No (US+Australia) and 14 Abstained
Emily Thornberry demanded that the UK work to agree an official UN investigation into the Gaza massacre, and ensure those responsible are held to account.
Human Rights says suspected opponents to Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza were "killed, raped, abducted, beaten, and intimidated" during the country's referendum
The UNHRC meeting on Gaza has started. UN commissioner Zeid Bin Raad slams Israel: "There is little evidence that the Israeli army tried to minimize Palestinian casualties during the Gaza clashes on Monday"
UN's Zeid tells debate on Gaza violence: "end the occupation, and the violence and insecurity will largely disappear"
UN Human Rights Chief Zeid tells Human Rights Council that Palestinians' rights are systematically deprived, 1.9 million in Gaza are "caged in a toxic slum from birth to death"
: Gina Haspel is one step closer to leading our brave men and women at the CIA. She is exceptionally qualified and the Senate should confirm her immediately. We need her to keep our great country safe. ConfirmGina
In Zaporizhzhya, during a rally in support of LGBT, activists against rally threw a firecracker: a policeman was injured
Authorities in Lebanon detained the organizer of Beirut pride week parade and made him sign pledge to cancel all events a few days into the celebration
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The next Iraqi government must ensure that the rights of all Iraq's communities are protected, and that Iraqi women participate fully in the political process
ICC prosecutor vows to 'take any action warranted' over Gaza violence
UN Human Rights spokesman says threat of Palestinians approaching the Gaza fence is not sufficient grounds for the use of live ammunition by Israeli troops
KCNA: "The human rights performance is the most serious problem in the world where many countries and nations and differing ideologies and systems coexist."
US blocks request for independent Gaza inquiry at UN, diplomats tell AFP
US first lady Melania Trump hospitalized for surgery for "benign" kidney condition
Kansas governor signs bill banning police officers from having sex with people they pull over during traffic stops.
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Haspel promises in prepared testimony, if confirmed as @CIA director, not to engage in torture: "I can offer you my personal commitment, clearly and without reservation, that under my leadership CIA will not restart such a detention and interrogation program"
Israel has refused to renew the work visa of @hrw Israel/Palestine director @OmarSShakir saying he has "worked consistently, prominently and continuously to promote boycotts against the State of Israel and international companies investing in Israel."
#Colombia 7 children rescued as a result of the case of the abused baby of Bogotá
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Iowa governor signs into law 'heartbeat' abortion ban, strictest in the US
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