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Nikki Haley Calls United Nations Human Rights Council ‘So Corrupt’

Nikki Haley Calls United Nations Human Rights Council ‘So Corrupt’

Nikki R. Haley, the United States ambassador, speaking at the United Nations on Wednesday.

U.N. Takes Step Toward Future Prosecutions Against North Korea

Under a resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council, criminal justice experts can devise prosecution strategies for pursuing North Korean officials and institutions.
U.N. Rights Council to Investigate Reports of Atrocities in Myanmar

U.N. Rights Council to Investigate Reports of Atrocities in Myanmar

The ruins of a house in Rakhine State in western Myanmar in December.
U.N. Official Demands Inquiry Into Kim Jong-nam’s Death

U.N. Official Demands Inquiry Into Kim Jong-nam’s Death

The forensics wing of the Hospital Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia where the body of Kim Jong-nam lies. Malaysia has refused North Korea’s demands to hand over the body.
U.N. Human Rights Experts Unite to Condemn China Over Expulsions of Tibetans

U.N. Human Rights Experts Unite to Condemn China Over Expulsions of Tibetans

Buddhist monks at Larung Gar last year. A half-dozen United Nations experts have condemned the expulsions of monks and nuns from two Tibetan religious enclaves, Larung Gar and Yachen Gar.
Russia Loses Seat on U.N. Human Rights Council

Russia Loses Seat on U.N. Human Rights Council

Vitaly I. Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, addressing the Security Council in September.
Aleppo Is a ‘Slaughterhouse,’ Says U.N. Official Seeking War Crimes Inquiry

Aleppo Is a ‘Slaughterhouse,’ Says U.N. Official Seeking War Crimes Inquiry

Smoke rising from a government-held neighborhood in Aleppo on Thursday. Few civilians have taken advantage of a pause in Russian strikes to leave the area.