Beijing and Moscow, accused of human rights abuses, accuse US and Europe of interfering in their domestic affairs.
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The rights group said the detainees — most of them Ethiopian — had been protesting against overcrowding on March 7 when camp guards rounded up hundreds of them in a hangar.
“This is costly environmentally, socially and economically.”
The United Nations had sought Monday to raise $3.85 billion from more than 100 governments and donors, but only $1.7 billion was offered.
The UN chief says schools should always remain safe spaces to learn without fear of violence.
Several journalists have been admitted to hospital with serious injuries they sustained when military police on Wednesday assaulted them while covering National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi who was delivering … Continue Reading Rights Abuse: Uganda Military Police Beat Up Journalists Covering Bobi Wine Petition To UN
Iran hanged a man for murder, abduction, and “terrorist” links on Saturday, the judiciary’s website said, despite international calls for the execution of the ethnic Baluch to be halted. Javid … Continue Reading Iran Hangs Man For ‘Terror’, Despite UN Appeal
The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating impacts of climate change, according to … Continue Reading Nations failing to fund climate adaptation —UN
“Some 1.35 million people are projected to be food insecure — 35 percent of the region’s population,” the WFP said in a statement.
A United Nations (UN) worker, Abubakar Garba Idris, has been abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno. It was gathered that Idris, also known as Alooma, was abducted along Damaturu-Maiduguri … Continue Reading Boko Haram Abduct Aid Worker, Set Others Free In Borno
The United Nations (UN) has condemned Iran for executing a man for a crime he allegedly committed when he was 16 years old. The UN human rights office said that … Continue Reading UN, AI condemns Iran over execution of man for a crime he allegedly committed when he was 16
Libya descended into chaos following the 2011 uprising that ousted and killed longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi. CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan commander who launched an offensive last year to capture … Continue Reading Commander threatens to target Turkish forces in Libya
Lese majeste law law had been used against at least 35 activists, one as young as 16, in recent weeks amid anti-government protests. The United Nations human rights office has … Continue Reading UN rights office calls on Thailand to amend royal insult law
The United Nations on Tuesday expressed concerns over the spate of Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria, estimating that during the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country recorded over 3,600 … Continue Reading Nigeria recorded 3,600 rape cases during lockdown —UN
His call follows Tuesday’s massacre of young Nigerians protesting against police brutality across the country by thugs and security agents. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, has called for … Continue Reading United Nations Calls For End To Attack On Peaceful Protesters In Nigeria