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Ethiopia: UN Forced To Abort Humanitarian Aid Flight Into Tigray

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 05:13 PM
A UN humanitarian aid flight destined for the capital of the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, was forced to return to Addis Ababa due to airstrikes on Friday, raising “serious concerns” for the safety of staff working on the ground, said the UN’s ... Read more...

Cool 'Afghanistan Withdrawal', Bro

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 05:11 PM
The US government is reportedly close to securing a deal with Pakistan that will ensure its ability to continue military and intelligence operations in Afghanistan, the nation where the Biden administration proudly "ended" a decades-long ... Read more...

Samoa’s PM Fiamē Confirmed As Keynote At Aid Conference - Tuesday

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 05:01 PM
Prime Minister of Samoa, Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa will give a keynote address at the Council for International Development’s (CID) annual conference on Tuesday morning, October 26. The conference will be online She is joined by the Prime Minister ... Read more...

Myanmar: UN Expert Fears Spike In Atrocities Amid Reports Of Troops Massing In North

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 06:39 AM
NEW YORK (22 October 2021) – Myanmar could be on the eve of an even greater human rights catastrophe and loss of life amid reports the military junta is deploying tens of thousands of troops and heavy weapons to northern Myanmar, a UN human rights ... Read more...

Conditions Worsen For Stranded Migrants Along Belarus-EU Border

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 06:36 AM
At least eight people have died along the border between Belarus and the European Union, where multiple groups of asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants have been stranded for weeks in increasingly dire conditions. The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR , appealed ... Read more...

Libyan Government Plan Needed To End ‘Dire Situation’ Of Asylum Seekers, Refugees

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 06:35 AM
The Libyan government must immediately address the dire situation of asylum-seekers and refugees, in a humane manner, consistent with international human rights law, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday. According to UNHCR , authorities carried ... Read more...

'Landmark Decision’ Gives Legal Teeth To Protect Environmental Defenders

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 06:32 AM
A 46-strong group of countries across the wider European region has agreed to establish a new legally binding mechanism that would protect environmental defenders, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) said on Friday. “I remain deeply concerned ... Read more...

UNICEF Sounds Alarm Over Abductions Of Women And Children In Haiti

Published: Sat 23 Oct 2021 05:29 PM
The number of children and women abducted in Haiti until the end of August, has already surpassed last year’s total, the UN Children’s Fund ( UNICEF ) warned this Thursday. According to UNICEF Regional Director for Latin America and the ... Read more...

ESwatini: Global Unions Condemn Brutal Attack On Civilians

Published: Sat 23 Oct 2021 07:33 AM
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI) and Public Service International (PSI) have condemned the latest attacks by state forces in eSwatini on working people. On 20 October, public sector workers were assaulted ... Read more...

UN Torture Prevention Body To Visit Bulgaria

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 08:39 PM
GENEVA (22 October 2021) – The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) will make its first visit to Bulgaria from 24 to 30 October to assess the treatment of people deprived of their liberty, and examine the existing protection measures ... Read more...
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