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UN: Israel’s Handling of Palestinian Prisoners Amid COVID-19 “Discriminatory” “Violation of Int’l Law”

In hopes of reducing the risk of COVID-19 exposure for its Jewish population, the Israeli Prison Service approved the transfer of five hundred Israeli prisoners to house arrest, but have subsequently refused to provide the same for Palestinian prisoners.

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UN Warns COVID-19 Fears Leading to “Alarming” Decline in Immunizations and Hospital Visits

The WHO and UNICEF have expressed concern over what they describe as an “alarming decline” of children’s immunization programs, hospital visits for serious issues, including heart attacks and even a reversal in the fight against AIDS.

UN Warns COVID-19 Fears Leading to “Alarming” Decline in Immunizations and Hospital Visits

United Nations agencies are warning that the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to trigger famine and outbreaks of other diseases that could prove far more

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Exporting Toxic Chemical Waste to Poor Countries Must End, Says UN

Last year, at least 30 rich countries exported locally-banned toxic substances to poorer ones, allowing corporations to write off their costly waste and transferring the costs to some of the poorest people on earth.

Exporting Toxic Chemical Waste to Poor Countries Must End, Says UN

The practice of dumping banned, toxic chemical waste on poorer societies by big corporations in rich countries must end, say experts at the United Nations Human Rights Council. “In nearly every case there is no legitimate public interest justification,”

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