A new report's evidence of threats and retaliation extends to 12 of the U.N. Human Rights Council's 47 member nations.
Heavy rains and warmer temperatures make it easier for the bacteria that causes cholera to spread, posing a major setback for global efforts to eradicate the disease.
A U.N. fact-finding mission urged the international community to sever ties with Myanmar’s military.
Delegates to the global decision-making body will tackle ways to strengthen emergency response and restructure the agency.
Disasters and conflicts drove nations atop a list of places adding to the 28 million people newly displaced at home.
The two journalists had been imprisoned since December 2017 inside Yangon’s Insein prison for investigating the killings of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys.
The U.N. and other organizations urged the nation to immediately release the two Reuters journalists.
A panel found Israeli soldiers used live ammunition against thousands of unarmed protesters, killing 189 Palestinians.
Corruption has wide-ranging impacts. Transparency International says ordinary people can fight back.
The special gathering at U.N. headquarters in New York highlighted the many challenges to press freedoms globally.