Mar 29, 2017

Arrest in China unnerves Australia

China's detention of a Sydney professor spotlights its questionable record when it comes to respect for academic freedom and human rights, and casts a shadow over Sino-Australian relations.

Japan, EU to seek action on North Korea rights abuses

Mar 16, 2017

Japan, EU to seek action on North Korea rights abuses

Japan and the European Union are poised to call for concrete measures to hold those responsible for human rights abuses in North Korea accountable, according to a draft of their resolution to be submitted to a U.N. human rights panel. The two parties plan ...

North Korea boycotts 'politically motivated' U.N. rights session

Mar 13, 2017

North Korea boycotts 'politically motivated' U.N. rights session

North Korea boycotted a U.N. review of its human rights record Monday, as an investigator said an escalation in hostilities on the divided peninsula has further closed off opportunities for dialogue with Pyongyang’s isolated government. The U.N. Human Rights Council held a two-hour session ...