VIDEO: US Criticizes Limitations on Political Activism in Bahrain
US Ambassador to Human Rights Council, Keith Harper, expressed country's concern over limitations on political activism in Bahrain.
Saudi Arabia 'Alarmed and Outraged' by Rights Groups' Criticism
Saudi Arabia on Thursday said it was "alarmed and outraged" by a call from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch for the kingdom to be suspended from the U.N. Human Rights Council until a Saudi-led military coalition stops killing civilians in Yemen.
AP: UN Human Rights Chief Decries 'Crackdown' in Bahrain
The office of the U.N. human rights chief is decrying an "intensified crackdown" on freedoms and rights in Bahrain after the country's top Shiite cleric was stripped of his nationality and is urging authorities to "de-escalate" the situation.
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Due to Meet on Yemen with U.N. Chief
Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince is due to meet U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
Reuters: U.N. Worried About Bahrain's Crackdown on Political Opposition
The United Nations on Thursday voiced concern about Bahrain's crackdown on the country's political...
Rights Groups Urge U.N. to Put Saudi Yemen Coalition Back on Blacklist
Twenty human rights groups urged United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday to put...
Reuters: UN Chief Faced Funding Cut-Off, Fatwa Risk Over Saudis
Muslim allies of Saudi Arabia piled pressure on U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon over the blacklisting of a Saudi-led coalition for killing children...
UN Removes Saudi-Led Coalition from Child Rights Blacklist
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United Nations has removed the Saudi-led coalition fighting...
Saudi Arabia Wants Yemen Coalition Off U.N. Child Rights Blacklist
Saudi Arabia asked United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday to remove the Riyadh-led military...
Saudi Arabia Criticizes U.N. Over Yemen Blacklisting
Saudi Arabia has rejected a United Nations report that criticized the military coalition it is leading in Yemen...
Bahraini Campaign against UN Officials
Member of the appointed Shura Council Sawsan Taqawi slammed the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon saying that "we reject Ban Ki Moon's statements for they question the integrity and independence of the Bahraini judiciary."
U.N. Adds Saudi Coalition to Blacklist for Killing Children in Yemen
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon slammed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition ...
Iran Asks UN Chief to Intervene with US after Court Ruling
Iran asked U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top U.S. court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of attacks blamed on Tehran.
UN Envoy Says Progress Made in Yemen Peace Talks
The UN special envoy to Yemen said Tuesday that warring parties have agreed to a framework for talks that will open the way for extensive negotiations to end the conflict.
UN Rapporteurs: Bahrain Uses Violence & Discriminates against Shia Citizens
The United Nations Special Rapporteurs in the field of cultural rights; on extreme poverty and human rights; and on freedom of religion or belief said that they have received concerning alleged patterns of continuous discrimination against Shia citizens
Bahraini Foreign Ministry: UN Didn’t Issue Decision Banning Us from Voting
The Bahraini Foreign Ministry said that the United Nations General Assembly didn’t issue a decision depriving Bahrain of its right to vote, pointing out that Bahrain has paid all of its financial obligations.
Lawyer Mohammed Al-Tajir Urges UN to Interfere to Stop Death Sentences against Mohammad Ramadan & Hussein Mousa
Bahrain Mirror: Lawyer Mohammed Al-Tajir commented on the death sentences issued against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Ali Mousa, saying: “I think the UN should interfere to stop the execution.”
Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Expresses Willingness to Visit Bahrain & Requests Info on 30 Violation Cases
Bahrain Mirror: The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, Maina Kiai, said that he addressed Bahrain requesting information regarding 30 cases of violations of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
UN Group Says Al-Wefaq’s Secretary-General Arbitrarily Detained
Bahrain Mirror: The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention stressed that the Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, is arbitrarily imprisoned.
Warning of Demographic Change in Bahrain on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Bahrain Mirror: Bahraini writer Abbas Busafwan warned of a demographic change in Bahrain, stressing that “the widespread naturalization campaign led by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will change the identity of the country.