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Iraq: UN human rights report voices concern over conduct of ISIL fighter trials
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Monday, 27 January 2020
Iraq: UN human rights report voices concern over conduct of ISIL fighter trials
A new UN report published on Tuesday shows that while considerable effort has been made by Iraqi authorities to bring former ISIL terrorist fighters to justice, there are “serious concerns” about the fairness of the proceedings. Read Full Article ...
 
Libya: UN report urges accountability for deadly attack against migrant centre
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Sunday, 26 January 2020
Libya: UN report urges accountability for deadly attack against migrant centre
Warring parties in Libya, as well as foreign governments supporting them, are being urged to investigate deadly airstrikes last July which killed at least 53 m...
 
Societies must unite against ‘global crisis of antisemitic hatred’, Guterres urges
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Sunday, 26 January 2020
Societies must unite against ‘global crisis of antisemitic hatred’, Guterres urges
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, and the six million Jews and others murdered on Nazi orders during t...
 
‘Carry our stories forward’: Holocaust survivors share powerful testimonies at UN
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Sunday, 26 January 2020
‘Carry our stories forward’: Holocaust survivors share powerful testimonies at UN
When the Nazis invaded Poland, overnight, nine-year-old Theodor Meron became “a refugee, out of school, out of childhood and constantly in clear and present da...
 
Combatting antisemitism requires ‘solidarity in the face of hatred’, says UN chief  
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Friday, 24 January 2020
Combatting antisemitism requires ‘solidarity in the face of hatred’, says UN chief  
Against the backdrop of a constant stream of attacks targeting Jews, their institutions and property, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned on Saturday ...
 
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