UN Human Rights Council
In a tight 21-18 vote, diplomats put an end to Dutch plans for a two year extension to an independent investigation despite Western support. The war in Yemen started in 2014 and continues to this day.
The announcement, made by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, comes three years after the Trump administration withdrew the US from the rights body.
16 Jun 2020
The UN Human Rights Council will hold a debate this week on racism and police violence, in response to an urgent request from African nations.