The vote undermined Moscow's claim it still has support from a silent majority of the United Nations' 193 member nations.
A new report's evidence of threats and retaliation extends to 12 of the U.N. Human Rights Council's 47 member nations.
Scottish energy expert Jim Skea said it's important not to despair over the 'existential threat' from rising temperatures.
With demands growing for the U.N. chief to appoint an investigation into Jamal Khashoggi's murder, a review by Arete News found just eight previous instances of such an order.
The U.S. envoy to the U.N. will depart at the end of 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced without explaining why.
Russians and Americans have a complicated history of election meddling abroad but they are not equivalent, international organizations and democracy proponents say.
Bachelet got involved in politics after becoming a Chilean human rights activist in the early 1970s, owing to her family becoming political prisoners and the death of her father, an air force general, after months of torture while in prison.
Three times a year, a little-known panel of human rights experts gathers in Geneva and New York with a monumental task: upholding people's civil and political rights.
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, complaining of bias against Israel, said it will reduce U.S. participation to observer status at the world's foremost human rights body.
The governing body of world football overwhelmingly selected Canada, Mexico and the United States to serve as hosts, marking the first time three nations have shared such a role.
Reporters Without Borders said hatred for the press was "steadily more visible” in 2018 among 180 countries it monitors each year and political leaders' hostility towards news media is no longer limited to authoritarian countries.