GENEVA — The U.N. human rights office reports Iraqi civilians are increasingly being used as pawns by Islamic State militants in their battle for Mosul. The agency says it has received credible reports of hundreds of executions, mass abductions, and the use of civilians as human shields. The agency reports Islamic State militants have been forcing […]
GENEVA—North Korea’s leaders, including Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, must be held accountable for crimes against humanity committed against their people, a U.N. special investigator said in a report to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva. Over the past six years, U.N. Special Investigator Marzuki Darusman has submitted a succession of hard-hitting reports to […]
GENEVA â€” The U.N.â€™s top human rights official is calling for an international inquiry into what she calls the "deplorable human rights situation" in North Korea.