Over 2,100 civilian casualties documented in the first quarter of 2017 by the global body
Concerns are growing that the semi-autonomous city's freedoms are under threat from Beijing, fuelling calls from some groups for greater autonomy or even a complete split from China.
Catalina Devandas-Aguilar is scheduled to arrive in the isolated nation on Wednesday following an invitation from Pyongyang, the UN rights office said in a statement.
2 militants also killed as Indian soldiers return fire
More than 500 felons have been sent to Cambodia through a repatriation deal, though many were raised in the US and arrive in the country having never visited and unable to speak the language.
Egyptian, El Salvadoran human rights defenders also shortlisted
Former Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman alleges Kabul provided bases, logistics; Afghanistan rejects accusations
The country is in the midst of a dire crisps shortage after violent typhoons wiped out potato crops in top tuber producing Hokkaido.
The smartphone ride-hailing app started its service in Seoul in 2013, sparking angry protests from South Korean taxi drivers.
Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching were arrested at their apartments Wednesday morning and were charged with illegal assembly and attempted forceful entry into the legislative chamber, Yau told reporters.
We believe it is best that such rebels are neutralized without firing a single bullet, says military leader
10 member nations to discuss regional security, piracy, cross-border kidnappings, South China Sea dispute
Pitch for identification tags for cows follows reports of attacks by Hindu vigilante groups on Muslims in northern India
Second phase to continue till May 24, and cover some 88 districts
Washington is urging Beijing to do more to rein it in, but the Asian giant has reacted with fury to the planned installation of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
Duterte has relentlessly railed against the mostly Western critics of his drug war, angrily demanding they respect him while in turn using abusive terms to describe them.
Phan-Gillis was held for six months at a secret location and later at a detention centre in Guangxi, where she was initially put in solitary confinement, WGAD said.
For the last 15 years, the two nations have had a repatriation agreement allowing them to forcibly deport criminals with ties to the other country.
Local community-led memorial services held to mark second anniversary of deadly earthquake
Negotiators for the ethnic groups want the talks, which were pushed back from February due to a surge in fighting and political backbiting, to broach the issue of a federal power arrangement.
North Korea launched two missile tests this month while US President Donald Trump and his senior aides have warned that "all options are on the table" against Pyongyang, including military action.