Cover photo
Verified name
United Nations Human Rights
1,279,662 followers|39,553,241 views


#DonDale: Cruel treatment could violate intl #humanrights laws on torture & child rights #4corners
Sthera Allen's profile photoSean compromised La pan infiltred's profile photo
Mi Viet hiam ni vc ep dept 
Add a comment...
LIVE: Special review of #Burundi by UN Committee against #Torture
10:00 – 13:00 Consideration of Burundi 15:00 – 18:00 Replies of Honduras
Rian Novianto's profile photo
Trims .buser news laporan .selesai
Add a comment...
Photo: In Australia, an Aboriginal father & his daughter. Suicide is an epidemic facing indigenous communities worldwide - esp. among young people. Indigenous peoples experience higher rates of health risks & poorer health, in part because of discrimination, poverty & marginalization. A new report highlights the urgency of improving their access to health care:
James In Gaither's profile photoCarrocell  Summers's profile photoRobert Richard Hollingsworth jr's profile photoGezim Allaraj's profile photo
Albania. Stop the racial discrimination .
Add a comment...
Photo: Children of 3 brothers innocently killed in an attack visit their graves in Afghanistan. The brothers were working as street vendors when a deadly suicide blast occurred. The number of civilian casualties in #Afghanistan is at a record high, according to a new UNAMA report. In the report, “the testimony of victims and their families brings into agonizing focus the tragedy of each one of the 63,934 people killed or maimed by this protracted conflict since 2009,” said our High Commissioner Zeid. “The family that lost a breadwinner, forcing the children to leave school and struggle to make ends meet; the driver who lost his limbs, depriving him of his livelihood; the man who went to the bazaar to shop for his children only to return home to find them dead; the broken back and leg that has never been treated because the family cannot afford the cost of treatment; the parents who collected their son’s remains in a plastic bag… In just the past six months, there have been at least 5,166 such stories – of which one-third involve the killing or maiming of children, which is particularly alarming and shameful.”
Robert Richard Hollingsworth jr's profile photoEliza Castro's profile photo
Their is no way to justify this!
Add a comment...
#Paraguay land killings case: Why did authorities investigate the deaths of 6 police officers, but not the 11 peasants who were killed in the same #Curuguaty incident, 4 years ago? We're deeply troubled by the outcome of this trial last week. Allegations of serious irregularities in the investigation must be addressed. In a country where 2.5% of the population owns 80% of land, action on land reform is more urgent than ever. See
Rosa almendarez's profile photo
There has to be just for all everywhere, its not fair to da peasants family its not their fault authorities shouldn't treat people differently just cuz they got a uniform on, there no one to judge, EQAUL RIGHTS!!!!! Keep da Peace and be fair everyone should be treated equally. 
Add a comment...
#Migration: There's an urgent need for more solidarity from the rest of Europe. Full story:
Add a comment...
Photo: At the religious ceremony for human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, who was found in a river - along with his client & their driver - with apparent signs of torture. 4 police officers have been charged in their murder. It's the latest high-profile case in a long list of enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Kenya. UN experts call the Kenyan government to end police brutality & impunity
Monica Kirkpatrick's profile photoparbathe lalbeharry's profile photo
What Ha's this world come to
Add a comment...
We call on Indonesia to stop the imminent executions of 14 people, mostly on drug-related offences. We're deeply concerned about the lack of transparency throughout the process and compliance with fair trial guarantees, including the right to appeal. See additional coverage in English & Indonesia

We oppose the use of capital punishment in all circumstances. “The death penalty is not an effective deterrent relative to other forms of punishment nor does it protect people from drug abuse. The focus of drug-related crime prevention should involve strengthening the justice system and making it more effective,” said our High Commissioner Zeid.
Jeff Purich's profile photoMariamgisele Diasso's profile photoAnt Jones's profile photoThePieguy321's channel's profile photo
Add a comment...
How do you hold on to your dreams of a better life, when the future is so uncertain? Powerful stories of despair & hope from migrants in Italy, waiting to see what will happen to them:
Robert Richard Hollingsworth jr's profile photoBen Thomas's profile photo
How can peoples dreams be accommodated in our fast moving modern world?
Add a comment...
Live now : The privatization of war – UN expert group on mercenaries debates its impact on #humanrights
UN Web TV is available 24 hours a day with selected live programming of United Nations meetings and events as well as with pre-recorded video features and documentaries on var...
Rainè Freeman's profile photoomona iyemere's profile photoRobert Richard Hollingsworth jr's profile photo
Have you seen the news documentary on the Clinton's?

Watch #ClintonCash their global gangsters.

No wonder the poor of the world keep getting poorer 
Add a comment...
Social media star & feminist activist Qandeel Baloch - known as a bold personality in Pakistan - was strangled to death 4 days ago. Her brother Waseem confessed to the act, claiming this honor killing was necessary to halt the disrepute she supposedly brought to her family. We call on Pakistani authorities to take more measures to educate people on the issue of "honor killings", and to bring to justice the perpetrators of these terrible crimes.

* Actions to stop gender-related killings of women & girls:

* Latin America's experience could help shape global efforts to stop femicide:
陳財民's profile photoSonu Kz's profile photoJennifer R STORM's profile photoJoanne Adomavicia's profile photo
You shouldn't have to go to that extreme just use the laws and regulations and the rest of the world would have to get what you're doing great and I will be in touch with you 
Add a comment...
Photo: A young girl raises her hand in a salute to Nelson Mandela. Every year on 18 July — the day he was born — the UN joins a call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to devote 67 minutes of time to helping others, as a way to mark #MandelaDay. For 67 years he devoted his life to the service of humanity — as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa. How will you help others? #Time2Serve
Julian Arong's profile photoEnock Kaunda's profile photoPatrick Apetamule's profile photoMafishi Koena's profile photo
In south Africa we now have peace because of selfless struggle of nelson Mandela. I salute him and his generation of freedom fighters.
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
1,279,662 people
Владимир Кисель's profile photo
ENIWEZI ISAIAH's profile photo
Connie Connena's profile photo
Jamar King's profile photo
souhail salim's profile photo
Natashika Harris's profile photo
Артур Аравийский's profile photo
Samuel Walker's profile photo
Sally Lim's profile photo
Contact Information
Contact info
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Palais Wilson, 52 rue des Pâquis, CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Official Google+ page of the United Nations Human Rights office. Join us to help ensure human rights for everyone, everywhere!
This is the Google+ page of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The High Commissioner heads the UN’s work on human rights. She has a unique mandate to promote and protect all human rights. Her office works to educate and empower individuals and assists governments in fulfilling their human rights obligations. It also provides substantive, secretariat and research support to UN human rights mechanisms such as the intergovernmental Human Rights Council and its independent experts, and expert committees that help governments implement their obligations under international human rights law. A part of the United Nations Secretariat, OHCHR has its headquarters in Geneva, with representatives in 54 countries.

OHCHR does not guarantee the accuracy of any comments posted to its social media outlets, including Google+, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and others. Users must not post any content that is obscene, defamatory, libellous, threatening, harassing, abusive or hateful to any person or groups. OHCHR reserves the right to delete or edit any comments that it considers inappropriate or unacceptable.