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Burundi’s government has banned three United Nations human rights experts from entering the East African state, according to a letter released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday.
The UN has accused South Sudan government forces and allies of killing 232 civilians and raping 120 women and girls in opposition-held villages.
Torture in any form, is absolutely unacceptable and can never be justified, UN said on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, urging great support for victims worldwide.
The UN has described as ‘unconscionable’, the U.S. border policy of forcibly separating migrant children from parents.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Al-Hussein, said finally, he was allowed to visit a region in Ethiopia that has been roiled by protests and unrest for the past three years, after the previous administration turned down his request in 2017.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s slurs against U.N. human rights activists suggest he needs to see a psychiatrist, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al-Hussein told a news conference on Friday.
A UN report has revealed that undue restrictions on freedom of expression are having a “chilling effect” and “further shrinking the space for debate and dissent” in war-torn South Sudan.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the world to “stand together against the normalisation of hate”, saying the whole of humanity is at risk when humanity’s values are abandoned.
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, led by Mr. Eric Omare, has called for the urgent release of about 50 Niger Deltan activists allegedly arrested and detained without trial for over a year by security agencies...
Diplomats hope that US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley’s visit to Africa would shed light on President Donald Trump’s administration’s plans to engage with the continent.
Arsenal have seen an improved offer for Wilfried Zaha ‘rebuffed’ by Crystal Palace, but the player has told the club he wants a move.
An Air Peace aircraft on Tuesday made a hard landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
One of the hottest prospects of Barcelona’s La Masia academy has moved to Paris Saint-Germain.
The left-back was part of the Atletico team that won the 2013-2014 LaLiga title, as well as the Europa League twice during two stints in the Spanish capital.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Osogbo had a closed door meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the state.
After leading Nigeria to third place at Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi has announced his retired from international football.
Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Chris Brown were among artists who performed Thursday at a concert in Saudi Arabia that rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out of citing human rights concerns.
A number of Nigerian celebrities have jumped on the viral ‘FaceApp’ which alters users’ photos to make them look older or younger.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, said his administration will not avail the federal government land for the contentious Ruga settlement in Edo State.
The Anambra State government has said teachers without requisite qualifications will be disengaged by December 31.