United Nations

Kevin Gosztola, FireDogLake
Members of the United Nations Committee Against Torture reviewing the United States’ compliance with the Convention Against Torture (CAT) asked multiples times for further explanation of why a preliminary review into allegations of torture ended in no prosecutions. The US delegation, however, chose to keep the review shrouded in layers of secrecy...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Human Rights Council in session. (Photo: UN/Jean-Marc Ferré)
Israel announced Wednesday it will refuse entry to United Nations human rights...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The Obama administration indicated on Wednesday that it will back away from a...