Children of African descent ‘not considered children at all’, rights experts charge

In a report issued on Tuesday, UN human rights experts outline how discrimination affects black boys and girls worldwide to the extent that they are not considered children, even in the eyes of the law. 

Türkiye: UN experts call for end to harassment of human rights defenders

Five UN-appointed independent human rights experts called on Tuesday for Türkiye to stop using counter-terrorism legislation to intimidate human rights defenders and to immediately release Sebnem Korur Fincancı, a senior medic and anti-torture expert.

Developing countries at COP27 call for ‘climate justice’ in the form of adaptation and loss and damage funds

The second day of COP27’s Climate Implementation Summit saw world leaders raise their voices for concrete action, particularly on adaptation and the thorny issue of loss and damage.