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Avnery's opponents will have to follow in his footsteps

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 09:11 PM
Gush Shalom grieves and mourns the passing of its founder, Uri Avnery. Until the last moment he continued on the way he had traveled all his life. On Saturday, two weeks ago, he collapsed in his home when he was about to leave for the Rabin Square ... Read more...

The Philippines: UN experts urge further action

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 08:50 PM
The Philippines: UN experts urge further action to remove names on Government’s “terror list” Read more...

APEC Advances Trade Vision Relevant to the Times

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 08:45 PM
APEC Senior Officials have concluded a timely cluster of trade and sectoral meetings in Port Moresby with signs of momentum towards addressing near and long-term challenges heading into a set of pivotal Minister-level meetings. Read more...

$72 million needed to protect Rohingya refugee women

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 03:40 PM
Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems, missing out on aid and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps, Oxfam warned today. Read more...

World Vision calls on PM to get the Kids off Nauru

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 08:44 AM
World Vision New Zealand is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to offer to immediately resettle all 119 children and their families who are detained on Nauru. Read more...

World Humanitarian Day: At home on the frontline

Published: Sun 19 Aug 2018 01:32 PM
To mark World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, Save the Children is highlighting the challenges faced by three aid workers who against many odds are improving the lives of children and women in some of the toughest places on earth. Read more...

UN mourns death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Published: Sun 19 Aug 2018 12:40 PM
The United Nations is mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan , who passed away peacefully after a short illness, according to a statement published on his official Twitter account on Saturday. The renowned Ghanaian diplomat was 80 ... Read more...

Zeid on the dynamic, irreplaceable Kofi Annan

Published: Sun 19 Aug 2018 12:38 PM
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on the dynamic, irreplaceable Kofi Annan Read more...

MALAYSIA: Controversial, short-lived fake news law repealed

Published: Sat 18 Aug 2018 02:04 PM
MALAYSIA: Controversial, short-lived ‘fake news’ law repealed http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/malaysia-controversial-short-lived-fake-news-law-repealed-10213 Read more...

UNHCHR: Cambodia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Libya

Published: Sat 18 Aug 2018 11:53 AM
BRIEFING NOTES: (1) Cambodia elections (2) Bosnia and Herzegovina (3) Libya attacks 17 August 2018 Read more...
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