Endorsement of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples does not equal implementation, speakers told the UN General Assembly at a special meeting to celebrate the Declaration’s tenth anniversary
Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme 'Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership' during a 20-22 April consultation convened by the WCC in Bangkok, Thailand.
A global wave of protest organised by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples' rights, has called for a halt to the destruction of tribal peoples’ land, lives, and human rights in Brazil, on the country’s Day of the Indian.
Briefing the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday emphasised the importance of unity in the 15-member body to effectively address human rights violations as well as to prevent mass atrocities.
Turkey’s government and president should reverse the decision to extend the state of emergency after winning the presidential referendum, and end the wave of political repression unleashed in the months before the vote, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.
An Arkansas judge has temporarily blocked six executions from taking place after the company that manufactured the drugs to be used in the executions filed a complaint that the drug was not meant to be used for lethal injection.