Pakistan school killings "savage" - ZeidThe UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday condemned what he described as “an utterly despicable and incomprehensibly vicious attack on defenceless children” at a mixed school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. Attacks on schoolchildren condemnedThe UN Child Rights Committee says the targeting of schoolchildren, teachers and school facilities, and the closure of schools due to terrorist threats are very real, grave problems in many parts of the world, urging States to make a concerted effort to combat extremism in all its forms. Zeid: "Tinderbox" in South SudanHigh Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein highlights the “dreadful” situation of civilians in South Sudan, who are victims of targeted killings, looting and violence, and have been surviving in desperate living conditions since the conflict broke out a year ago. Rights violations in eastern UkraineWith the onset of winter, more than five million people living in conflict affected areas of Ukraine are facing mounting hardship and some are struggling to survive, according to a UN Human Rights report issued as senior official Ivan Simonovic conducts an official visit to the country. World Bank and human rights“The World Bank should recognize the central importance of human rights in its new environmental and social policies,” a group of United Nations human rights experts say.