In a joint letter, a number of human rights groups urged the permanent representatives of member and observer states of the UN Human Rights Council to support a joint statement expressing concern over and calling for improvements in the human rights situation in Bahrain at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC).
Representative of the Shia towns of Al-Fu'ah and Kefriya in the Syrian People Assembly on Sunday urged the UN and international human rights institutions to pay due attention to the desperate situation of the besieged people of these two regions.
Iraqi government forces have regained control of two neighborhoods in the western part of Mosul in a new phase of joint operations with allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units to push ISIS terrorists out of their last urban stronghold in the country.
A total of 50 people have been killed and 24 others injured in several suicide bombings outside Syrian military facilities in the city of Homs, according to SANA, with Damascus saying the attacks were aimed at undermining the Geneva peace talks.
A group of Canadian women, who promised to wear the Islamic headscarf for a month following World Hijab Day to show solidarity with Muslim women, say it has been a positive experience, amid growing Islamophobia and racist sentiment in North America and the rest of the world.
Within a visit to Iraq to study the child’s situation, a delegation from the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund “UNICEF” visited the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine where reports on the children who left school, and the children who were enlisted by ISIS, were presented to them.