U.N. authorizes probe of Tigray war abuses

The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to create an international commission of experts that will investigate abuses during the past year of war in Ethiopia.

Backlash seen in Suu Kyi’s ‘sham trial’

The ousted Myanmar leader’s conviction and sentencing will likely only deepen opposition to the ruling junta’s military coup, the U.N. human rights chief said.

Projected 17% rise in 2022 emergency aid

Some 274 million people will need emergency humanitarian aid in 2022 due to war, conflicts, hunger, climate change and the pandemic, the U.N. said.