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‘Wrong, Tasteless And Unperceptive’: Ban Ki-Moon Places Politics Over Justice For Palestinian Youth By
Palestinian and solidarity groups criticized United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for not including Israel on an annual list of major violators of children’s rights released last week. “By removing Israel’s armed forces...
UN-Backed Peace Talks For Yemen To Begin In Geneva Next Week By
BERLIN — U.N.-sponsored talks aimed at brokering a peace in Yemen will begin next week in Geneva, officials said Friday. The talks had originally been due to start on Sunday, but the arrival of one of the Yemeni delegations has been delayed, said U.N. spokesman Ahmad...
Israel On The Run By
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, right and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrive to attend the opening session of the World Economic Forum at the King Hussien convention center, Southern Shuneh, Jordan, Friday, May 22, 2015.  Palestinian President Mahmoud...
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 rebels resumed early on Monday in the southern...
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...