Posts Tagged “UN”

United States: UN experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests and highlight calls to overhaul policing    

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United States: UN experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests and highlight calls to overhaul policing    

United States: UN experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests and highlight calls to overhaul policing     UN independent human rights experts* today condemned the violent crackdown on widespread peaceful protests after police in Minneapolis killed African American George Floyd. They also urged the implementation of strong measures to eradicate racial discrimination and radically reform US policing…

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Governments and Internet companies fail to meet challenges of online hate – UN expert

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Governments and Internet companies fail to meet challenges of online hate – UN expert

Governments and Internet companies fail to meet challenges of online hate – UN expert In a landmark report that reinforces legal standards to combat online hate, the UN’s monitor for freedom of expression calls on governments and companies to move away from standardless policies and inconsistent enforcement, and to align their laws and practices against…

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UN Grants Palestine expanded rights

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UN Grants Palestine expanded rights

UN Grants Palestine expanded rights State of Palestine to Gain Enhanced Rights, Privileges in General Assembly Work, Sessions When It Assumes 2019 Group of 77 Chairmanship. Trump America, Apartheid Israel and racist Australia all vote against freedoms and expanded UN rights for Christians and Muslims living in Israel and under Israeli occupation, as racist UN…

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World leaders laugh as Trump addresses United Nations

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World leaders laugh as Trump addresses United Nations

World leaders laugh as Trump addresses United Nations The United Nations General Assembly burst into laughter after President Trump declared during a speech at the United Nations Sept. 25, 2018 that America’s military is “more powerful than it has ever been before” and postured that  “less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than…

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United Nations expresses concerns over Tunisian repression

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United Nations expresses concerns over Tunisian repression

United Nations expresses concerns over Tunisian repression We are closely watching the demonstrations across Tunisia and the authorities’ response to them. We are concerned about the high number of arrests – 778 people have been arrested since Monday, some 200 of them between the ages of 15 and 20. We call on the authorities to…

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It’s not about the money, but the PR power

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It’s not about the money, but the PR power

It’s not about the money, but the PR power After winning a popular American TV reality series on cooking, actor Kal Penn recently donated $25,000 to the UNRWA which helps Palestinian refugees. It may not sound like a lot of money but it has significant PR power to help educate Americans about the truth of…

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UN vote a slap at Netanyahu than defense of peace

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UN vote a slap at Netanyahu than defense of peace

UN vote a slap at Netanyahu than defense of peace Rather than do what she has done repeatedly during the Obama administration UN Ambassador Samantha Power abstained from a critical vote condemning Israel’s racist and illegal Jewish-only settlements. But the vote is irrelevant in the face of America’s do-nothing policies and the do-nothing policies of the Arab…

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International Humanitarian Conference for Yemen Planned

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International Humanitarian Conference for Yemen Planned

International Humanitarian Conference for Yemen Planned World’s largest Muslim Body convenes UN, World Bank and over 40 nations to plan international humanitarian conference for Yemen The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the world’s second largest inter-governmental organisation, convened senior representatives from the UN, World Bank and ambassadorial diplomats from over 40 nations yesterday at a preparatory…

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Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace

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Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace

Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has done everything possible to destroy the peace process and prevent the establishment of a Palestinian State, but cleverly disguises his nation’s brutality with “happy talk” and disingenuous pleas for “peace.” By Ray Hanania Benjamin Netanyahu is not idiot. But he is no advocate…

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UN official keynotes AHRC human rights gala

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UN official keynotes AHRC human rights gala

UN official keynotes AHRC Dearborn civil rights event. Dr. Rima Khalaf, Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, based in Beirut, will be the keynote speaker at the annual “Spirit of Humanity” Gala dinner hosted by the American Human Rights Council By Ray Hanania Dr. Rima Khalaf,…

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UN, Årab League tackle sexual violence against women

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UN, Årab League tackle sexual violence against women

The United Nations and the League of Arab States today signed an agreement to strengthen collaboration on prevention of conflict-related sexual violence in the Arab region. The agreement was signed in Cairo, Egypt, by the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict,Zainab Hawa Bangura, and Nabil el-Araby, Secretary-General of the League of the Arab…

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