Islamic State fighters abducted 295 former Iraqi Security Forces members near the militant stronghold of Mosul and also forced 1,500 families to retreat with them from Hammam al Alil town, the United Nations human rights organization said on November 8.
Iraqi security forces drove Islamic State fighters from the center of a town just south of the militants' main stronghold of Mosul on November 5 and reached within a few km (miles) of an airport on the edge of the city, a senior commander said.
US-backed Iraqi forces moved closer on November 2 to a town south of Mosul where aid groups and regional officials say Islamic State has executed dozens of prisoners.
Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to joint global efforts and actions to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights for all.
Syria's army said on October 31 the Nusra Front and what the army called other terrorist groups had killed 84 people, mostly women and children, in Aleppo during the past three days, in a bombardment that included chemical weapons and rocket fire.
VOV.VN - The effects of this year’s severe drought on agriculture in the economically vital Mekong Delta will be felt for months, if not years, to come, say environmentalists and United Nations experts.
The Iraqi army was trying on October 27 to reach a town south of Mosul where Islamic State has reportedly executed dozens to deter the population against any attempt to support the US-led offensive on the jihadists' last major city stronghold in Iraq.
VOV.VN -Child marriage is a human rights violation. Despite laws against it, the practice remains widespread, in part because of persistent poverty and gender inequality.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with outgoing United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pratibha Mehta on October 24, asking her to continue supporting relationships between the UN and his country on her new posts.
Fierce fighting and air strikes broke the third day of a four-day unilateral Russian ceasefire in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo on October 22, a monitor said.
The 14th round of the annual human rights dialogue between Vietnam and Switzerland recently took place in Bern city, Switzerland in a candid, sincere and constructive manner.
Nearly 100 students from ASEAN member countries studying in Western Australia participated in a seminar centred on “ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR): Prospects and Challenges” held in Perth in early October.
VOV.VN - Re-educating convicted felons is a special education activity to help people in prison improve their awareness, attitude, and behavior in preparation for re-integrating into the community.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has addressed voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts 1, 3, and 4 concerning major agenda of the 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
Experts from Vietnam and the European Union (EU) shared experience in ensuring human rights while implementing the United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) during a workshop held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 3.
VOV.VN - Human trafficking is a crime and a grave violation of human rights. Vietnam has been working closely with the international community to escalate the fight against human trafficking and improve human rights in general.
Peace plays a crucial role in the protection and promotion of human rights, President of the Vietnam Peace Committee (VPC) Uong Chu Luu said at a workshop in Hanoi on September 29.
The Foreign Ministry, in collaboration with other ministries, held a meeting in Hanoi on September 28 to provide the media with information about human rights in the country.
Warplanes bombed Aleppo on September 23 with what residents described as unprecedented ferocity after the Russian-backed Syrian army announced an offensive to fully capture Syria's biggest city, killing off any hope of reviving a ceasefire.
Vietnam is aware of the significance of education, especially human rights education which has been integrated into curriculums, media channels and community activities in the country.