Posts Tagged “United Nations”

International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes

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International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes

International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes Gush Shalom: The ruling by the International Criminal Court is a game-changer. From now on, Israeli Army soldiers and officers had better think twice about obeying orders to destroy Palestinian homes. Gush Shalom (Israeli Peace Bloc) press release, Februari 6, 2021 The judges of the International Criminal…

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Israel continues policy of forcibly transferring Palestinians

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Israel continues policy of forcibly transferring Palestinians

Israel continues policy of forcibly transferring Palestinians On Monday Feb. 1, 2021, another massive demolition at Khirbet Humsah; today, troops began extensive training among homes and fields of Masafer Yatta residents  Israel has taken two unusally broad measures this week as part of its ongoing efforts to forcibly transfer Palestinian communities in order to take…

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UN expe­­rt says global coordination and more equitable sharing of COVID-19 vaccines key to recovery

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UN expe­­rt says global coordination and more equitable sharing of COVID-19 vaccines key to recovery

UN expe­­rt says global coordination and more equitable sharing of COVID-19 vaccines key to recovery GENEVA (22 January 2021) – States a­­­nd non-state actors must cooperate in an equitable, globally coordinated vaccine distribution programme, such as the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX) led by the World Health Organization, or risk stalling recovery from the…

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Palestine official calls for International peace conference

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Palestine official calls for International peace conference

Palestine official urges International peace conference Statement by H.E. Riad Malki, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Palestine, before the United Nations Security Council’s Monthly Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestine Question, Quarterly Report of the Secretary-General on Resolution 2334 (2016), 24 June 2020 By Ray Hanania Despite…

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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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The Arab street Podcast: Kurds, UN General Assembly, & Respecting religion

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The Arab street Podcast: Kurds, UN General Assembly, & Respecting religion

The Arab street Podcast: Kurds, UN General Assembly, & Respecting religion 10-11-19 Kurds, UN General Assembly, Respecting religion Radio host and award winning columnist Ray Hanania discusses the opening of the UN 74th General Assembly and offers some interesting observations about the huge UN body in New York City. Hanania also discusses Arab World gestures…

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