Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants

Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in a statement on Monday.

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants
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Tackling ‘deeply worrying’ global rise in anti-Semitism is a job for all societies everywhere, says UN chief

Warning that anti-Semitism, the world’s oldest prejudice, has persisted to torment new generations, Secretary-General António Guterres has pledged that the United Nations will always be at the forefront of the fight against all forms of hatred, and work to strengthen efforts to uphold human dignity for all.

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January 26, 2019 at 01:22PM
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Two peacekeepers killed in an attack against UN convoy in Mali

Two peacekeepers from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Friday following an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack against a convoy near Douentza, in the Mopti region, central Mali.

 

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January 25, 2019 at 01:33PM
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Europe and Eurasia: Greece Ratifies Prespa Agreement

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Press Statement

Michael R. Pompeo

Secretary of State

Washington, DC
January 25, 2019


The United States welcomes the decision by Greece’s Parliament to ratify the Prespa Agreement. The leaders of Greece demonstrated vision, courage, and persistence in their pursuit of a solution to the name dispute, which will allow the future Republic of North Macedonia to take its rightful place in NATO and the EU. The United States applauds this historic opportunity to advance stability, security, and prosperity throughout the region.



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Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert

The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights expert Yanghee Lee, speaking at the end of an 11-day mission to neighbouring Thailand and Bangladesh.

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert
January 25, 2019 at 11:38AM : International People Search
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Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s declaration by Juan Guaidó that he had become the country’s interim president.

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief
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January 25, 2019 at 08:18AM

Alarm over violent attacks on lawmakers, opposition in Malawi, ahead of elections

In Malawi, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, voiced alarm on Friday over increasing, horrific violence there, linked to upcoming elections.

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January 25, 2019 at 09:21AM
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Alarm over violent attacks on lawmakers, opposition in Malawi, ahead of elections

In Malawi, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, voiced alarm on Friday over increasing, horrific violence there, linked to upcoming elections.

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UN welcomes Angola’s repeal of anti-gay law, and ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation

In a move to embrace equality, Angola has decriminalized homosexuality and banned discrimination based on sexual orientation, in a sweeping review of its colonial era penal code, which had stood since independence from Portugal in 1975.

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January 25, 2019 at 08:52AM
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Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s declaration by Juan Guaidó that he had become the country’s interim president.

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January 25, 2019 at 08:18AM
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