The UN General Assembly approved a resolution Friday strongly denouncing human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention.
A United Nations rapporteur condemned Nigeria’s brutal crackdown on the country’s Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and urged the African country to stop extrajudicial killings by its security forces.
Iran strongly condemned a deadly airstrike by the Saudi regime and its allies against a market in Yemen’s northwestern Sa’ada Province, saying the aggressors are attempting to make up for their defeats by massacring civilians.
Russia on Friday condemned British plans to open military bases in south-east Asia and the Caribbean and said it stood ready to take retaliatory measures if its own interests or those of its allies were threatened.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned a recent terrorist attack in Afghanistan, which led to the death of several senior provincial officials, including its powerful police chief ahead of the country’s parliamentary elections.