The Philippines has formally served notice to the United Nations of its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court to protest alleged attacks against President Rodrigo Duterte, the foreign minister said.
The announcement to withdraw comes five weeks after a court prosecutor said a preliminary examination had been opened into President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs.
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said "it makes one believe that the president of the Philippines needs to submit himself to some sort of psychiatric evaluation."
Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims is continuing, a senior UN human rights official said on Tuesday, more than six months after insurgent attacks sparked a security response that has driven nearly 700,000 people into Bangladesh.
The State of Qatar stressed that the protection and promotion of human rights is a strategic choice and is one of the cornerstones of Qatar National Vision 2030.
A Canadian delegation currently visiting Doha has said Qatar is being besieged and that its consequences constitute a flagrant violation of human rights across various fields.
When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there ...
A number of participants at the opening session of the 13th Doha Conference on Interfaith Dialogue, which launched began on Tuesday under the theme "Religions and Human Rights," stressed ...
Pakistan's celebrated human rights activist and eminent lawyer Asma Jahangir died on Sunday in the eastern city of Lahore, aged 66.