The elections come weeks after Saudi Arabia was appointed head of a human rights panel.
Ahead of Myanmar's historic elections, a new report finds evidence of ongoing genocide against the Muslim minority group.
Iran is more willing to engage with the U.N. than in previous years, the report's author said.
Police searched the homes of three protesters after peaceful demonstrations in London.
Younous Chekkouri's lawyers hope a short letter from the Justice Department will help free him.
The U.N. accused the Czech Republic for detaining refugees for up to 90 days and strip-searching them for money to pay their own detention.
Viktor Yanukovych has accused Ukraine of "violations of his human rights."
The main focus of the visit will be strengthening economic ties.
Kamal Foroughi's family says there is no evidence that justifies espionage charges against the 72-year-old.
Anna abatov, Ombudsman for Human Rights, said conditions were 'worse than Czech prisons'
The report accuses the Turkish government of "systematic human rights violations."
Chinese President Xi Jinping began his weeklong U.S. visit this week.
The pope said nothing about free speech or human rights during his visit to Cuba.
Younis Chekkouri was repatriated to Morocco, but is being held in an undisclosed location as he is investigated.
Saudi Arabia executed 2,200 people between January 1985 and June 2015.
"It makes your belly burn inside of you because of fear."
Human Rights Watch called on Sudan's government to disband the Rapid Support Forces.
Bashar Assad's release of three political prisoners and a U.S.-Russia agreement offer a glimmer of hope.
Congress has until September 17 to approve or reject the agreement with Tehran.
Disguised daughters attend better schools and play sports; dressed as girls, poor young boys become sexual slaves.
Britons, South Africans and an Indian national are among the detained.
The State Department criticized China's widespread questioning and detainment of human rights lawyers and activists.