Two pro-government Shia villages in northwest Syria have come under fresh attack from rebel forces which have besieged them for years, prompting retaliatory air strikes, a war monitor said on Sunday.
The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) of Qatar will continue to document violations of the blockading nations, lodge complaints and raise the issue of the suffering of the victims at all international human rights platforms ...
The Advisory Council welcomed the decision of the European Parliament last Thursday, which affirmed that human rights violations were caused by the unjust siege imposed by the Saudi led quartet on Qatar.
Violations of the Geneva Conventions adopted in 1949 following World War II are commonly called "war crimes".
Israeli strikes on several areas of Syria overnight killed at least 23 fighters, including five Syrian regime troops and 18 other allied forces, a monitor said Thursday.
The State of Qatar strongly condemns the arrest of one of its citizens by Saudi Arabia in violation of international human rights charter, the note said.
Human Rights Watch on Wednesday hit back at Iran's ‘unjustifiable’ decision to ban the Telegram messaging app, warning Tehran against stifling access to information.
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."