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Human Rights Council Ratchets Up Pressure on Myanmar

Human Rights Council Ratchets Up Pressure on Myanmar

Rohingya Muslims stranded along the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh in July. Some 750,000 Rohingya were forced to flee to Bangladesh.
President Trump Addresses the United Nations (laughter)

President Trump Addresses the United Nations (laughter)

When President Trump declared that his administration “has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country,” foreign leaders laughed.
Myanmar’s ‘Gravest Crimes’ Against Rohingya Demand Action, U.N. Says

Myanmar’s ‘Gravest Crimes’ Against Rohingya Demand Action, U.N. Says

A Rohingya mother and her daughter, who fled the village of Min Gyi in Myanmar, at a refugee camp in Bangladesh last year.
Myanmar’s ‘Gravest Crimes’ Against Rohingya Demand Action, U.N. Says

Myanmar’s ‘Gravest Crimes’ Against Rohingya Demand Action, U.N. Says

A Rohingya mother and her daughter, who fled the village of Min Gyi in Myanmar, at a refugee camp in Bangladesh last year.
U.N. Sounds Alarm on Repression in Nicaragua

U.N. Sounds Alarm on Repression in Nicaragua

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the departing United Nations high commissioner for human rights, at a news conference in Geneva on Wednesday.
Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges, U.N. Panel Says

Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges, U.N. Panel Says

A United Nations panel found that evidence against Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing and five other generals in Myanmar made it a priority to try them in an international court in relation to “the gravest
Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges Over Rohingya, U.N. Says

Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges Over Rohingya, U.N. Says

A United Nations panel found that evidence against Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing and five other generals in Myanmar made it a priority to try them in an international court in relation to “the gravest
Michelle Bachelet, Ex-President of Chile, Picked as Next U.N. Rights Chief

Michelle Bachelet, Ex-President of Chile, Picked as Next U.N. Rights Chief

Michelle Bachelet, the first woman to serve as Chile’s president, has been chosen to become the United Nations’ next human rights chief.
Michelle Bachelet, Ex-President of Chile, Picked as Next U.N. Rights Chief

Michelle Bachelet, Ex-President of Chile, Picked as Next U.N. Rights Chief

Michelle Bachelet, the first woman to serve as Chile’s president, has been chosen to become the United Nations’ next human rights chief.
Saudi Arabia’s Ugly Spat With Canada

Saudi Arabia’s Ugly Spat With Canada

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been modernizing Saudi Arabia.
Haley Blames Watchdog Groups for U.S. Withdrawal From U.N. Rights Council

Haley Blames Watchdog Groups for U.S. Withdrawal From U.N. Rights Council

Nikki R. Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, announced the United States’ withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday.
U.S. Withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council

U.S. Withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused the council of hypocrisy and anti-Israel bias.
Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council

Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council

Nikki R. Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, speaking to the General Assembly last week in New York.
Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council

Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council

Nikki R. Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, speaking to the General Assembly last week in New York.
U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From Parents

U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From Parents

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, left, in Geneva on Monday. “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is
U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From Parents

U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From Parents

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, left, in Geneva on Monday. “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is
U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From Parents

U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From Parents

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, left, in Geneva on Monday. “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is
China Brings Warm Words to U.N., and Rights Activists Feel a Chill

China Brings Warm Words to U.N., and Rights Activists Feel a Chill

Demonstrators in Hong Kong demanding the release of a disbarred Chinese lawyer, Jiang Tianyong, in 2016. United Nations experts said on Friday that Mr. Jiang’s health had deteriorated in detention.
Myanmar Rejects U.N. Findings: ‘No Ethnic Cleansing or Genocide in Our Country’

Myanmar Rejects U.N. Findings: ‘No Ethnic Cleansing or Genocide in Our Country’

U Aung Tun Thet, the chief coordinator of the Myanmar government body dedicated to the Rohingya crisis, condemned the United Nations report. “Accusations are very easy to make, but we are not involved