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Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion
In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples on their lands.Read Full Article ...
 
Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to
To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “human trafficking is a heinous crime...
 
New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019
New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict
A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highest numbers killed or maimed si...
 
Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, s
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, s
It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, Virginia Ga...
 
Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new repo
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new repo
Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human...
 
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