ROME – Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the “horrendous cruelties” in war-torn Ukraine.“Ever more horrendous cruelties [are occurring], even against civilians, women, and helpless children. They are victims whose innocent blood cries out to heaven and implores,”… Read More
The UN General Assembly has voted to suspend Russia from the Human Rights Council over reports of “gross and systematic violations and abuses of human rights” by invading Russian troops in Ukraine.
The resolution received 93 votes in favor, 24 against, and 58 abstentions.
The U.S.-initiated resolution adopted by the 193-member General Assembly expressed “grave concern at the ongoing human rights and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.”
MANILA – The Philippines is one of the countries that voted in favor of suspending Russia from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC).The resolution removing Russia from the 47-member body was adopted by the UN General Assembly on Thursday after receiving a two-thirds majority of… Read More