United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

Suu Kyi should have resigned

Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned as Myanmar's de facto leader over last year's brutal army campaign against the Rohingyas, the outgoing UN human rights chief has told the BBC.

June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018

OHCHR urges govt to deal with extrajudicial actions by security forces

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein urges for greater engagement from Bangladesh with respect to human rights.

June 2, 2018
June 2, 2018

BD assures UN of probing allegation of excessive use of force

Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Anisul Huq has assured the United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein that the government would investigate any allegation of excessive use of force by the law enforcing agencies and would, if proved, bring perpetrators to justice.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

UN human rights chief deeply concerned at growing military role in Thai govt

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein expresses growing concern about the military’s deepening role in Thailand’s civilian administration, as well as tight curbs on dissent, as the Kingdom prepares to vote on a final draft Constitution.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

UN wants Bangladesh to protect secular activists

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has urged the Bangladesh government to take urgent, concerted measures to ensure the protection of all those being threatened by extremists 'operating in the country'.