UN human rights chief slams Pakistan school attack

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra`ad Al Hussein, has condemned the Taliban attack on a Pakistani school which killed at least 148 people, including 132 students.

Islamic terrorists ideology must be undermined: UN

The UN human rights chief called today for a campaign led by Muslims to undermine the ideology of the Islamic State terrorist group, saying this may ultimately be more effective than airstrikes.

UN urges probe into Egypt protest killings

The UN human rights chief called for an independent probe into the killing of demonstrators by Egypt`s military and security forces.

UN human rights chief calls for `immediate` release of Suu Kyi

A top human rights official of the United Nations on Wednesday asked the Burmese military junta to release "immediately and unconditionally" all political prisoners including the popular democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi.