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Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet
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Tuesday, 03 September 2019
Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet
The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indonesian Papua and elsewhere - risk pushing the world “further and further away from global solutions to global problems”, the UN’s top rights official said on Wednesday.Read Full Article ...
 
UN experts decry torture of Rakhine men and boys held incommunicado by Myanmar’s military
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Monday, 02 September 2019
UN experts decry torture of Rakhine men and boys held incommunicado by Myanmar’s military
Allegations of torture and ill-treatment leading to the death of ethnic Rakhine men and boys being held in incommunicado detention by Myanmar’s military, has p...
 
Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a ‘pressure cooker’ that must be addressed, says UN rights
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Monday, 02 September 2019
Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a ‘pressure cooker’ that must be addressed, says UN rights
Nigeria is a pressure cooker of internal conflicts and generalized violence that must be addressed urgently, an independent United Nations expert said on Tuesd...
 
Nowhere is safe to hide in war-torn Yemen, say UN-appointed rights experts
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Monday, 02 September 2019
Nowhere is safe to hide in war-torn Yemen, say UN-appointed rights experts
The people of Yemen have been subject to “numerous” possible war crimes in recent years including forced recruitment of children and sexual abuse in detention,...
 
Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yem
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Thursday, 29 August 2019
Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yem
A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; Timor-Lest...
 
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    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.