In her last address to the Security Council, the UN human rights chief sharply criticized the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put national interests ahead of stopping mass atrocities.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) Navi Pillay Wednesday expressed regret that Japan has failed to pursue a comprehensive, impartial, and lasting resolution of the wartime sexual slavery issue.
China today rejected as "strong interference" the calls by UNHRC chief Navi Pillay and the US to release the truth behind the Tiananmen crackdown on this day 25 years ago and asked them to stop making "irresponsible remarks" on its internal affairs.
Sri Lanka Tuesday accused UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay of bias after she made public a report calling for an international investigation in the country of the post-civil war scenario.
The top UN human rights official has asked global leaders to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court following a report documenting crimes against humanity in the country.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said the international community has paid "insufficient attention" to human rights violations of an "unimaginable scale" which have been ongoing in North Korea.