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On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom
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Monday, 23 September 2019
On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom
As global leaders gathered at UN Headquarters on Monday to present their plans to combat climate change, United States President Donald Trump put the spotlight on the need to safeguard religious freedom worldwide.Read Full Article ...
 
Hate speech exacerbating societal, racial tensions with ‘deadly consequences around the world’, say
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Monday, 23 September 2019
Hate speech exacerbating societal, racial tensions with ‘deadly consequences around the world’, say
Hate speech, both online and offline, has “exacerbated societal and racial tensions, inciting attacks with deadly consequences around the world”, according to ...
 
In ‘world of disquiet’, UN must deliver for the people, Guterres tells General Assembly
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Monday, 23 September 2019
In ‘world of disquiet’, UN must deliver for the people, Guterres tells General Assembly
We are living in “a world of disquiet”, the United Nations chief told the High-level session of the General Assembly on Tuesday, urging the Heads of States pre...
 
Nigeria must act to stop housing crisis and forced evictions: UN rights expert
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Monday, 23 September 2019
Nigeria must act to stop housing crisis and forced evictions: UN rights expert
In Nigeria, homeless and other vulnerable people are being “rounded up” by police, “persecuted” and evicted, amid a massive housing crisis, a UN-appointed inde...
 
UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019
UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims
Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the...
 
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