Women attend a vigil for victims of femicide at the Column of the Angel of Independence in Mexico City on Saturday. Photo: EPA

UN chief links politics of division to global ‘assault’ on human rights

  • ’Fears are growing’, said Antonio Guterres, as he pointed to ‘alarming levels of femicide’ and the persecution of ethnic minority groups
  • In every region of the world ‘vulnerability and despair’ are being preyed upon, the UN secretary general told the Human Rights Council
Topic |   United Nations
Women attend a vigil for victims of femicide at the Column of the Angel of Independence in Mexico City on Saturday. Photo: EPA
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