Tag Archives: United Nations

Ignoring Humanitarian Crisis, Saudi-led Bombing oF Yemen Resumes By
A boy and his sisters watch graffiti artists spray on a wall, commemorating the victims who were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, May 18, 2015. Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen’s Shiite...
117 Countries Slam American Police Brutality At UN Human Rights Council By
A police officer throws an object at protestors, Monday, April 27, 2015, following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (ANTIMEDIA) In what could...
Israel Tries Unsuccessfully To Justify Bombings Of UN Schools By
A United Nations aid agency car lies destroyed by shrapnel from an Israeli strike in the Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on Tuesday denied a false allegation made against it by former...
Israel’s Gaza Onslaught Targeted Children And UN Shelters By
Palestinian children sit next to hanged clothes, on the First day of Eid al-Fitr in a United Nations school where dozens of families have sought refuge after fleeing their homes in fear of Israeli airstrikes, in the Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip. A U.N. inquiry...
U.N. Helpless As Crises Rage In 10 Critical Hot Spots By
A street is littered with debris after a Saudi-led airstrike against the Houthis in Yemen’s capital, Monday, April 20, 2015. Yemen is one of the world’s hotspot that the U.N. says it is unable to address. UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations is fighting...
UN To Review Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty On Eve Of 70th Anniversary Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki By
The Atomic Bomb Dome is silhouetted at sunset in Hiroshima, western Japan,  Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.  (Photo: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP) NEW YORK — Seventy years ago this coming August, Dr. Michihiko Hachiya was sprawled out on his living room floor in Hiroshima at about...
UN To Consider US Government’s Role In Ignoring Civil Rights Era Murders By
The U.S. Justice Department has not done enough to investigate civil rights era murders as mandated by the Emmett Till Act of 2008, named for the 14-year old (pictured) tortured and killed in Mississippi in 1955. (Photo: Public domain) A United Nations panel will consider...
UN Torture Expert Refused Access To Guantanamo Bay And US Federal Prisons By
One of Guantanamo Bay’s two courthouses is seen through a broken window at Camp Justice at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo) The United Nations’ top investigator on the use of torture has accused Washington of dragging its feet over his requested...
UN Concerned About The Uncontrollable Spread Of Arms Among Militias In Libya By
In this Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 photo, Libyan soldiers try to fix a weapon that jammed during clashes with militants on the frontline in Al Ajaylat, 120 kilometers (75 miles) west of Tripoli, Libya. Army forces in Libya have been fighting Islamic and tribal militias...
U.N. Member States Accused of Cherry-Picking Human Rights By
A demonstrator marches with his mouth covered and carries a placard that reads: “Censorship” during a protest against Spanish Citizens Security Law in Madrid, Spain. United Nations human rights experts on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 urged Spainís Senate to reject...