US Calls on African Union to Exert Pressure Over Worsening Crisis in Tigray

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday called on the African Union and other international partners to help address a deepening crisis in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region as he condemned alleged atrocities in fighting there. Blinken’s statement suggested growing frustration with the response so far from Ethiopia and neighboring Eritrea to what […]

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Human Rights Violations Eroding Fundamental Freedoms Globally, Bachelet Says

GENEVA – U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet warns a proliferation of human rights violations around the world is eroding fundamental freedoms and heightening grievances that are destabilizing. Presenting a global update Friday to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Bachelet zipped through a long litany of global offenders. No region was […]

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