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Saudi Arabia Bombs Yemeni Water Well, Killing 30 Civilians By
A United Nations official has condemned airstrikes, including a “double tap” attack, on a water well in Yemen that killed dozens of people including children. The statement comes as the Obama administration’s...
‘World Watching’ as Tribal Members Put Bodies In Path Of Dakota Access Pipeline By
Thirty-eight activists were arrested in two states on Wednesday as protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) continue. While construction on one section of the pipeline has been halted until a court ruling expected next week, work continues at other...
CIA, Pentagon Pressuring UN To Act On Alleged Use Of Chemical Weapons By Syria By
The United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are being pressured by the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to address the issue of alleged chemical attacks by Syrian forces, a Russian diplomatic source said. “The...
Russia Blocks UN’s Syria Sanctions Attempt Over Questionable Chemical Attack Report By
Russia blocked a move by the United Nations on Tuesday to sanction Syria for the government’s alleged use of chemical weapons in the country’s brutal civil war. Britain and France called for UN sanctions after a UN-led investigation found that President Bashar al-Assad’s...
UN Finally Admits Responsibility For Haiti Cholera Outbreak Which Claimed Over 10,000 Lives By
The United Nations has admitted for the first time that its peacekeepers in Haiti played a role in the outbreak of the cholera epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that sent the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation into a tailspin. “Over the past...
US-Backed Saudi Forces In Yemen Have Created Almost 180,000 Refugees By
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. agency tasked with tracking and protecting displaced people reports that the war in Yemen has created 179,654 refugees since March 2015. According to the July 31 report from the U.N. Refugee Agency, or UNHCR, the refugees fled their homes...
UN Investigating Suspicious Death Of Former UN Head, Allegedly Killed By CIA By
If you asked a typical American about conspiracy theories, he or she probably wouldn’t have any trouble rattling off an extensive list of theories ranging from the Kennedy assassination to 9/11. But if there’s one potential conspiracy that most Americans are totally...
UN Human Rights Rep: ‘Racism Casts ‘Dark Shadow’ Over United States By
The United States is struggling to adequately tackle structural racism and criminal justice issues, which is impacting the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, a United Nations human rights expert warned. “People have good reason to be angry and frustrated at the...
US Backs UN Plan To Expand Combat Role Of Peacekeepers By
In yet another step towards the establishment of a world military force that seeks peace through the absence of dissent, the United States announced its support in May for a set of principles that will allow the United Nations’ peacekeeping troops and UN police to use...
Another Prolific Violator Of Human Rights Elected To UN High Committee By
United Kingdom — Palestinians and other Arab leaders have condemned a United Nations decision electing Israel to chair one of its permanent committees. On Monday, Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Dahon, won the chair of the Legal Committee, which oversees matters...