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World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day
UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief.Read Full Article ...
 
Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts
End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday.Read ...
 
Myanmar military committed ‘routine, systematic’ sexual violence against ethnic minorities, UN exper
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Myanmar military committed ‘routine, systematic’ sexual violence against ethnic minorities, UN exper
Myanmar’s military must stop using sexual and gender-based violence to terrorize and punish ethnic minorities, according to a new report released on Thursday b...
 
South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence
A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed conflict has...
 
Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitar
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitar
Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a s...
 
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