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‘Terminator’ warlord Bosco Ntaganda sentenced to 30 years in prison for DR Congo atrocities
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Wednesday, 06 November 2019
‘Terminator’ warlord Bosco Ntaganda sentenced to 30 years in prison for DR Congo atrocities
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday handed down a maximum 30-year prison sentence for mass murder and numerous other atrocities, to Bosco Ntaganda, the heaviest sanction yet imposed by judges at The Hague, in the Netherlands.Read Full Article ...
 
Thursday’s Daily Brief: DR Congo warlord sentenced, Iraq protest latest, UN food outlook report, Syr
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Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Thursday’s Daily Brief: DR Congo warlord sentenced, Iraq protest latest, UN food outlook report, Syr
A recap of Thursday’s UN News stories: ‘Terminator’ warlord handed 30-year sentence; UN chief calls for ‘meaningful dialogue’ in Iraq; Disease slashes global m...
 
‘Historic’ new Syria talks should focus on relief for war-weary civilians, says UN negotiator
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Tuesday, 29 October 2019
‘Historic’ new Syria talks should focus on relief for war-weary civilians, says UN negotiator
Work on drafting a new foundational text for war-torn Syria officially began at the UN in Geneva on Wednesday with representatives from the Syrian Government a...
 
Anti-Semitism ‘toxic to democracy’, UN expert warns, calling for better education
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Thursday, 17 October 2019
Anti-Semitism ‘toxic to democracy’, UN expert warns, calling for better education
To counter anti-Semitism, which is “toxic to democracy” and poses “a threat to all societies if left unaddressed”, countries must invest more in education, the...
 
Malta: Human rights experts call for justice in case of murdered journalist
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Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Malta: Human rights experts call for justice in case of murdered journalist
Two years since the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on the Mediterranean island of Malta, justice has yet to be served for the shoc...
 
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