“It’s logically absurd and morally obscene that the UN is about to elect to its top human rights body a regime that herded 1 million Uighurs into camps."
“Our country in no way recognizes any of the administrative measures taken by the Israeli occupying power in the Syrian Golan,” Syria's ambassador to the UNHRC said.
Until the ICC formally drops the matter, just the specter of possible ICC prosecution gives additional weight to any UN activity or report that speaks to war crimes.
Some 70% of explosive hazards still lie beneath the rubble left by years of battle.
“We will continue to press for the abolition of Item 7, which only undermines the credibility of the world’s leading human rights forum,” Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt wrote in an op-ed for 'The JC.'
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is expected to publish the list either before, or during the session, which is scheduled to run from February 25 to March 22.
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun has said that she feared her family would kill her if she were sent back to Saudi Arabia and that she had renounced Islam, a crime punishable by death under Saudi law.
Only 61 percent of refugee children attend primary school, compared to more than 90 percent of all children.