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UN Report Reveals 3 Nations Producing Most Refugees Were Targets Of US Intervention By
CHILE– A United Nations report has shed light on the world’s burgeoning crisis of displaced peoples, finding that a record 65.6 million were forced to vacate their homes in 2016 alone. More than half of them were minors. The...
UN Expresses Concern Over Israel’s Interaction With Syrian Militants By
The increasing contact between Israeli armed forces and militants fighting in Syria has become a cause for concern for the United Nations, a recent report by the organization suggests. Issued by the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which maintains the...
Nikki Haley: UN Report ‘Reeks Of Anti-Israel Bias’ By
Efforts by the United Nations to create a database of blacklisted companies operating in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, has come under sharp criticism from Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the UN, who has said it “reeks of anti-Israel...
UN: Brazil Backsliding On Indigenous Rights, Environmental Protection By
A United Nations human rights expert has warned that Brazil is going through a “dangerous time”, as the country experiences political turmoil putting indigenous rights and environmental protection at risk. John Knox, the UN special rapporteur on human rights and the...
Israeli Calls On UN To Stop Using The Term ‘Occupation’ By
Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister, Tzipi Hotovely, has called on the United Nations to stop using the term “occupation” in reference to Israel’s control over Palestinian lands. The senior official claimed that the international organization has been lured to repeating...
Israel Threatens to Legalize Apartheid, Opens Debate on Becoming Solely Jewish State By
Israel has greenlighted a national debate on a controversial bill that would anchor the apartheid state’s status as solely a Jewish one, further discriminating against Arabs and setting up a further barrier to a peace process with Palestine. Sunday saw an Israeli cabinet...
Leak: Belgium Wanted Saudis To Know It’s Supported Kingdom’s Seat On U.N. Women’s Rights Commission By
7sur7 accessed to emails of Belgium foreign ministry confirming the deliberate and conscious decision of the administration to vote for Saudi’s seat in U.N. commission despite its lack of respect for women’s rights in the Kingdom as reported by UN Watch. At...
Syrian Government Formally Requests UN Investigation Into Chemical Attack By
Syrian President Bashar Assad says the Syrian government has formally approached the United Nations, asking it to send in the experts to investigate the April 4 suspected chemical attack. Assad said in an interview with the Russian state-owned RIA Novosti news agency on...
North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike By
Whether China is right about North Korea conducting a nuclear test on April 25th remains to be seen, but for now Kim Jong-Un is content with merely escalating the verbal warfare and overnight North Korean state media warned the United States of a “super-mighty preemptive...
Hunger Strikers At UN Headquarters Call For End To Yemen War By
Peace activists are holding a week-long vigil and hunger strike at United Nations headquarters in New York City to demand an end to the U.S.-backed, Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen and humanitarian aid for the country’s starving population. The hunger strike and vigil,...