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Rise in Torture Cases Puts Security's Human Rights Image in Question
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Thursday, 02 July 2020
Rise in Torture Cases Puts Security's Human Rights Image in Question
On May 4 at about 8am, a group of security operatives raided the home of Mr Simon Peter Odongo, an Internal Security Operative, in Kirinya, Bweyogerere, Wakiso District. Capt Robert Kandole's affidavit states that Mr Odongo was detained for unlawful possession of a pistol with rounds of ammunition and a UPDF camouflage uniform.Read Full Article ...
 
Antonio Guterres worried over discovery of mass graves in Tarhouna, mine planting near Tripoli
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Antonio Guterres worried over discovery of mass graves in Tarhouna, mine planting near Tripoli
Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Wednesday expressed extreme shock over the discovery of a certain number of mass graves in the ci...
 
UN adopts resolution calling for pandemic-related halt to conflicts
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
UN adopts resolution calling for pandemic-related halt to conflicts
NEW YORK CITY - The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution calling for a halt to conflicts to facilitate the fight against the COVID...
 
Iran embargo extension the right thing to do, says Saudi official
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Iran embargo extension the right thing to do, says Saudi official
Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Al Mouallimi, on Wednesday stressed the urgent need to extend the current weapons embargo on Iran whi...
 
UN adopts resolution calling for pandemic-related halt to conflicts
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
UN adopts resolution calling for pandemic-related halt to conflicts
The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution calling for a halt to conflicts to facilitate the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, af...
 
Cases spike in US, states back off on reopening: Live updates
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Cases spike in US, states back off on reopening: Live updates
16:32 GMT - Mexican finance minister says he is recovering satisfactorily. Mexican finance minister Arturo Herrera has said in a video posted to Twitter that h...
 
UN chief highlights countries' financial needs in response to COVID-19
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
UN chief highlights countries' financial needs in response to COVID-19
UNITED NATIONS, July 1 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday highlighted the financial needs of countries, particularly low- and middl...
 
Stalled Security Council resolution adopted, backing UN’s global humanitarian ceasefire call
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Stalled Security Council resolution adopted, backing UN’s global humanitarian ceasefire call
The Security Council on Wednesday echoed the Secretary-General’s call for a worldwide ceasefire, to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has already claimed mo...
 
‘Long, hard road ahead’ for countries taking piecemeal approach to COVID
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Wednesday, 01 July 2020
‘Long, hard road ahead’ for countries taking piecemeal approach to COVID
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday that some nations battling the COVID-19 pandemic who have been taking a “fragmented approach” ...
 
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    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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