The United Nations General Assembly will vote next week for 15 seats on the U.N. Human Rights Council. The council consists of 47 countries, elected annually for staggered three-year terms. Members vie for seats within their...
by Sophie Beach | May 29, 2020
The following is an excerpt of an article titled “China’s win-win at the UN Human Rights Council: Just not for human rights” by Andréa Worden. Read the full text of the article at Project Sinopsis. Before the Human...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 17, 2020
U.S. president Donald Trump announced this week that he would suspend American funding to the World Health Organization while launching an investigation into its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO has come under fire...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 15, 2019
On March 14, 2014, lawyer and rights activist Cao Shunli died after being denied medical treatment...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 6, 2017
In recent years, China has faced repeated accusations of interfering with human rights work by and...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 10, 2016
At a meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday, China received criticism from...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 11, 2015
The U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris has been extended by one day after parties...
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