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Euro-Med Monitor documents targeting of protestors in Iraq

Published: Thu 23 Jan 2020 09:52 AM
GENEVA - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor expressed its grave concern over the escalating Iraqi security forces and armed elements targeting of protests with the aim of killing and causing fatal injuries and disabilities Read more...

How Michael Bloomberg’s ‘Journalists’ Propagandize

Published: Thu 23 Jan 2020 09:11 AM
(Headline abbreviated, original headline: How Michael Bloomberg’s ‘Journalists’ Propagandize for More U.S. Aggressions) Read more...

UN chief outlines solutions to defeat ‘four horsemen’

Published: Thu 23 Jan 2020 08:43 AM
The start of the New Year finds the world facing four looming threats to human progress: surging geopolitical tensions, the climate crisis, global mistrust and the downsides of technology, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday. Read more...

Average Debt per UK Citizen is £37k, Among Highest Globally

Published: Thu 23 Jan 2020 08:23 AM
Data gathered by LearnBonds.com shows that each UK citizen owes £37,434 of the national debt. This figure places the UK citizens as the fourth most indebted globally. Read more...

Experts call for investigation into Saudi allegations

Published: Thu 23 Jan 2020 08:16 AM
GENEVA (22 January 2020) - UN human rights experts are gravely concerned by information they have received suggesting that, in contravention of fundamental international human rights standards, a WhatsApp account belonging to the Crown Prince of the Kingdom ... Read more...

Sanders responds To Oxfam Inequality Report

Published: Wed 22 Jan 2020 05:26 PM
In Response to Oxfam Inequality Report, Sanders Calls for Global Movement to Counter 'Greed of Billionaire Class' Read more...

Formation of new Government in Lebanon

Published: Wed 22 Jan 2020 03:26 PM
The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement of the formation of a new Government of Lebanon today. He looks forward to working with Prime Minister Hassan Diab and the incoming Council of Ministers, including in support of Lebanon’s reform agenda ... Read more...

Historic case opens door to climate change asylum

Published: Wed 22 Jan 2020 09:19 AM
GENEVA (21 January 2020) – In its first ruling on a complaint by an individual seeking asylum from the effects of climate change, the UN Human Rights Committee* has stated that countries may not deport individuals who face climate change-induced ... Read more...

Healthcare’s a human right, not ‘a privilege for the rich’

Published: Wed 22 Jan 2020 09:17 AM
The UN agency devoted to ending AIDS as a public health threat is calling on top politicians and governments across the world to ensure the right to quality healthcare is upheld, and not just a privilege to be enjoyed by the wealthy. Read more...

Lebanon: UN rights office calls for de-escalation

Published: Wed 22 Jan 2020 09:16 AM
What had been largely peaceful demonstrations against Lebanon’s Government in the capital Beirut grew increasingly violent over the weekend, sparking the concern of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Read more...
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