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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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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Migrants and refugees crossing Libya subjected to “unimaginable horrors”

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Migrants and refugees crossing Libya subjected to “unimaginable horrors”

Migrants and refugees crossing Libya subjected to “unimaginable horrors” Migrants and refugees are being subjected to “unimaginable horrors” from the moment they enter Libya, throughout their stay in the country and – if they make it that far — during their subsequent attempts to cross the Mediterranean sea, according to a UN report released on…

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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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Accurate look at UN Human Rights, devoid of Nikki Haley’s racism

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Accurate look at UN Human Rights, devoid of Nikki Haley’s racism

Accurate look at UN Human Rights, devoid of Nikki Haley’s racism Despite the lies and propaganda of racist, bigoted American UN Ambassador Nikki Haley that the UN Human Rights Council only focuses on Israel, the outgoing UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein offers insight into the Council’s positions on a wide range…

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