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Combating Hate and Extremism

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 12:14 PM
Today, we’re sharing a series of updates and shifts that improve how we combat terrorists, violent extremist groups and hate organizations on Facebook and Instagram. These changes primarily impact our Dangerous Individuals and Organizations policy ... Read more...

Major disruption in food and agriculture in next decade

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:53 AM
New Report: Major disruption in food and agriculture in next decade Projects collapse of dairy & cattle industries by 2030 As animal meat is replaced by cheaper, higher quality food made from manufactured protein LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO — The fastest, ... Read more...

Apartheid Made Official: Deal of the Century is a Ploy

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:41 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan ... Read more...

UN expert implores Myanmar’s Suu Kyi: “open your eyes"

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:38 AM
GENEVA (17 September 2019) – A UN human rights expert has implored Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to ‘feel with her heart before it is too late’, saying that even if refugees wished to return they have little to go back to. Yanghee ... Read more...

Afghans entitled to live ‘free from fear, intimidation’

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:37 AM
All Afghans have the right to live “free from fear, intimidation and violence”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement on Tuesday strongly condemning two suicide attacks, which left dozens dead. Read more...

UNHR Office, African Commission Sign Cooperation Agreement

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:35 AM
GENEVA (17 September 2019) – The UN Human Rights Office and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) have signed a formal agreement to cooperate and collaborate in areas of common interest. It is the third such agreement between ... Read more...

Santander launches JCB merchant acquiring operations

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 08:58 AM
Madrid / Tokyo, Sept 17, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Banco Santander (Santander), the major international financial group, has launched JCB merchant acquiring operations in Spain following a license agreement with JCB International (JCBI), the international ... Read more...

Forcibly disappeared Palestinians in Saudi Arabia

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 08:02 PM
At UNHRC: Euro-Med raises the issue of forcibly disappeared Palestinians in Saudi Arabia Geneva- The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and IRDG expressed in a statement on Monday, 16 September 2019, at the Human Rights Council's 42nd regular ... Read more...

Ban of investor rights to sue govts in giant RCEP trade deal

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 01:50 PM
“Community groups welcome the reports of a statement by the Malaysian Trade Minister Datuk Darell Leiking that Malaysia and other governments have succeeded in excluding foreign investor rights to sue governments (Investor-State Dispute Settlement or ... Read more...

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 10:32 AM
Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase their identity and remove them from the country”, UN-appointed independent investigators said ... Read more...
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