UN rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violence
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief on Thursday called for an international investigation of rights abuses and violence in Yemen’s civil war which has killed thousands of people, insisting that a domestic panel set up to look into violations has not been up to the task.
20 March, 2013 Rights group to Libya: Stop destroying town TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An international rights group on Wednesday urged the Libyan government to halt the "systematic destruction" of a town whose residents backed ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi during the country's civil war.
20 November, 2013 Report: Iran forcefully deporting Afghan refugees KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Iran is forcefully deporting Afghans by the thousands in violation of its international obligation to protect refugees, said a Human Rights Watch report released Wednesday.
10 March, 2017 UN office urges Turkey to probe 2,000 reported killings GENEVA (AP) — The Turkish government should investigate hundreds of alleged killings and other rights abuses in Turkey's southeast, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday, releasing a report on an upsurge in violence there over 18 months.
13 September, 2017 China backs U.N. call for justice in Yemen, U.S. and Saudis don't By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - China signaled on Wednesday it was willing to back an international inquiry into atrocities in Yemen, as demanded by the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, but Saudi Arabia and the United States said they did not ...