The UN's top expert on extrajudicial executions said that Washington's decision to assassinate the commander of the Iranian elite Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, cannot be justified under international law.
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer has published a letter to the UK government, asking it to end the detention of Julian Assange, warning that his health may soon reach a “critical” stage, including risk of death.
A new resolution paving the way for experts from around the world to work together on a new treaty combating cybercrimes was passed by the UN General Assembly despite strong opposition from the US and its allies.
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been alarmed by Washington delaying the visa application process for Russian officials, his spokesman told TASS, a day after the Russian Foreign Ministry slammed Guterres for inaction.
The UN-recognized government of Libya has asked Turkey to send its troops into the long-divided country, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. A motion to deploy them will be submitted to the Turkish parliament after recess.