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‘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 danger”, the man who would later become a Judge for International Criminal Tribunals told the United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony on Monday.Read Full Article ...
 
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 ...
 
Top UN court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from genocide
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Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Top UN court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from genocide
Myanmar must take steps to protect its minority Rohingya population, the top UN court unanimously ruled on Thursday. Read Full Article ...
 
Myanmar: Departing UN rights expert still hopeful for democratic transition
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Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Myanmar: Departing UN rights expert still hopeful for democratic transition
An independent human rights expert said she has not given up hope for a democratic transition in Myanmar even though the country has yet to address “grave alle...
 
UN human rights ruling could boost climate change asylum claims
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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
UN human rights ruling could boost climate change asylum claims
The UN Human Rights Committee has determined that countries cannot deport people who have sought asylum due to climate-related threats. Read Full Article ...
 
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