The World Health Organization on Monday demanded immediate and unimpeded humanitarian access to Syria’s East Ghouta, where more than 300,000 people are besieged without medical facilities.
Comment: In the face of the US and Israel, UN Secretary-General Guterres must speak out and protect the morality of the UN, writes Ibrahim Fraihat.
Rights watchdog accuses Saudi Arabia of being 'unable' to credibly investigate its own 'abuses' following the unresolved attack on a refugee boat earlier this month.
Human Rights Watch calls upon Jordan to honour its commitment to the International Criminal Court by apprehending the Sudanese leader during the 28th Arab League Summit.
UN mediator Staffan de Mistura has urged Russia, Iran and Turkey to help restore a ceasefire in Syria, warning that escalating violence was threatening peace talks in Geneva.
In the last week rebel forces have launched a new offensive on the Syrian capital from east Ghouta. In response regime forces have upped airstrikes, with civilian death tolls rising.
The dead included both prisoners and prison guards, while a number of prisoners were shot dead as they attempted to flee after airstrikes struck the prison.
A video of a crying little boy being dragged around by Israeli forces and forced to help find other children accused of throwing stones was released by rights group B'Tselem.
Eighteen year old Mustafa Hamdan died of cardiac arrest on Friday, nearly two months after he was shot in the head by Bahraini security forces.
Some 106 civilians have been killed in Yemen over the past month alone, most by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes and shelling, the UN Human Rights Office said Friday.