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  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops

  Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops © AP Photo / Osama Sami OPINION 04:19 22.06.2018Get short URL 240 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States can no longer use the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to justify its military interventions around the globe, now that it has [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Horrors on women in Sri Lanka’s internment camps – Egeland

Horrors on women in Sri Lanka’s internment camps – Egeland [TamilNet, Thursday, 25 June 2009, 10:59 GMT] Jan Egeland, the former UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Tuesday told the press that “Sri Lanka is one of the latest examples of the World community letting a government get away with denying access [...]

  • Aug 28 / 2018
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Middle East

We can help the Yazidis return home safely

We can help the Yazidis return home safely SALLY ARMSTRONG SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED JULY 3, 2018UPDATED JULY 2, 2018 Sally Armstrong is a journalist, author and human-rights activist Open this photo in gallery A Yazidi woman feeds her child in their tent at a camp for internal displaced persons, February 22, 2017 [...]

  • Aug 28 / 2018
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Middle East

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted Tehran (ISNA) – The ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to UN Gholamali Khoshroo emphasized that the international community must be vigilant n ot to let the horrors of mass killings and genocide of the past be repeated in the future. Mr. [...]

  • Jun 26 / 2017
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Middle East

مسلمو الروهينجا.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم

  مسلمو الروهينجا.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم 852 words 21 June 2015 Akhbar Al Khaleej.com AKHJ Arabic © 2015, Akhbar Al Khaleej.com, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   أصدرت المنظمة الدولية الخليجية لحقوق الإنسان دراسة بعنوان «الروهينجا في ميانمار.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم»، يسلط فيها الضوء – لأول مرة [...]

  • Apr 03 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die

  World Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die 703 words 4 April 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   JOSE Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain unleashed havoc on Mocoa, a small city surrounded by rivers and [...]

  • Mar 29 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

‘Europe must prepare itself for difficult times ahead’

  Cover Story 1725 words 23 March 2017 India Today INTY English Copyright 2017. Living Media India Ltd   Brexit will soon become a reality, with Great Britain initiating its legal separation from the European Union. Meanwhile, an influx of West Asian refugees has given the continent its biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II. This [...]

  • Mar 19 / 2017
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North America

Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid

  Canada Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid The Canadian Press 148 words 18 March 2017 Ottawa Citizen OTCT Early N5 English Copyright © 2017 Ottawa Citizen   Canada will provide almost $120 million to help avert starvation for 20 million in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. The United Nations warned earlier this month [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Africa

DEALING WITH THE FAMINE ALERT

DEALING WITH THE FAMINE ALERT 610 words 15 March 2017 This Day AIWTHD English © Copyright 2017 THISDAY NEWSPAPERS LTD.   The best answer is to treat the alert by UNICEF seriously The recent alert by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) that nearly 1.4 million children were at imminent risk” of death by famine is a [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Europe

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan 252 words 14 March 2017 01:53 AM Kazakhstanskaya Pravda KAZPRE English © 2017 Kazakhstanskaya Pravda. All Rights Reserved   Kazakhstan Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov told the Government meeting that life expectancy had grown in Kazakhstan to 72 years old, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports. “Over the past 10 years, maternal mortality has decreased 2. [...]