UN committee passes resolution condemning North Korean human rights abuses for 19th year in a row

A United Nations committee has passed a resolution condemning North Korean human rights abuses for the 19th year in a row. The Third Committee of the U.N. General Assembly passed … Read More

Chicago City Council health and human relations chair uses ‘from the river to the sea’ pro-Palestinian phrase

A Chicago alderwoman in a leadership position repeated the phrase “From the River to the sea, Palestine will be free,” on social media Thursday morning. Chicago Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez, chairwoman … Read More

Los Angeles homeless man digging through trash discovers human torso in plastic bag; suspect arrested

A suspect has been arrested in Los Angeles after a homeless man discovered the torso of a woman stuffed inside a plastic bag while digging through a trash bin Wednesday … Read More

Average Palestinian in Gaza surviving on only 2 pieces of bread per day: UN human rights official

The average Palestinian in Gaza is living on just two pieces of Arabic bread, the Gaza director for the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees said Friday, highlighting the humanitarian … Read More

Outrage as Iran regime chairs United Nations Human Rights Council body despite ‘alarming’ abuses

Iran will take the chair of a United Nations human rights social forum on Thursday, with many critical of the appointment due to Tehran’s decades-long record of human rights abuses … Read More

Mahsa Amini, who died in Iranian police custody, awarded Sakharov human rights prize

Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman who died in police custody in Iran last year, sparking worldwide protests against the country’s conservative Islamic theocracy, was awarded the European Union’s top … Read More

UN human rights body extends mandate for expert on Russia amid deteriorating human rights situation

The U.N.’s top human rights body agreed Thursday to renew the work of an independent expert who has reported on deteriorating human rights conditions in Russia after President Vladimir Putin … Read More

Pakistan’s UN Human Rights Council member fails to honor Israelis murdered by Hamas in moment of silence

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday held a moment of silence in memory of the “innocent lives” lost in the “occupied Palestinian territory and elsewhere,” while failing to … Read More

Iranian girl, 16, beaten into coma by morality police in Tehran over hijab, human rights group claims

A human rights group is claiming that a 16-year-old Iranian girl was hospitalized after morality police beat her into a coma in Tehran over the weekend for not complying with … Read More

Self-driving vehicle runs over, pins woman in San Francisco; operator claims human hit her first

A woman in San Francisco was found with life-threatening injuries late Monday after being run over and trapped under a self-driving car, authorities said. First responders arrived at 5th and … Read More

Texas sheriff’s deputy near border falls 15-feet, injured in pursuit of human smuggler: ‘Enough is enough’

A Texas Sheriff’s deputy suffered multiple fractures after falling fifteen feet while in pursuit of a suspected human smuggler near the Southern Border. The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said that … Read More

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