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In central Mali, community fighting and impunity, ‘overwhelming’ efforts to protect civilians
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Thursday, 25 June 2020
In central Mali, community fighting and impunity, ‘overwhelming’ efforts to protect civilians
Feeding an entrenched cycle of violence and reprisal, 580 civilians have been killed in Mali so far this year, as worsening security conditions and widespread impunity undermine efforts to protect people caught in intercommunal fighting, the UN Human Rights chief said on Friday. Read Full Article ...
 
Coronavirus casts ‘huge shadow’ over Afghan life as multi-dimensional crisis continues
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Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Coronavirus casts ‘huge shadow’ over Afghan life as multi-dimensional crisis continues
The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health emergency, but a multi-dimensional crisis for Afghanistan, dealing its people a painful blow just as Kabul and the T...
 
Sexual violence against children during armed conflict, vastly under-reported
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Tuesday, 23 June 2020
Sexual violence against children during armed conflict, vastly under-reported
While warring parties agreed to more than 30 action plans, road maps, command orders and other measures to better protect children in 2019 – the highest number...
 
UN chief urges Israel to abandon annexation plans
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Tuesday, 23 June 2020
UN chief urges Israel to abandon annexation plans
The UN Secretary-General has called on Israel to scrap plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, a move that could occur as early as next week.Read Full ...
 
UN condemns killing of Indonesian peacekeeper in DR Congo
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Monday, 22 June 2020
UN condemns killing of Indonesian peacekeeper in DR Congo
The United Nations has strongly condemned an attack believed to be carried out by rebel militia on peacekeepers serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in th...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.