Sudan: Indicted war crimes suspects must be brought to justice – ICC prosecutor

Buoyed by the surrender of a key Darfur war crimes suspect, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is urging the Security Council to press Sudan to do more to bring other indicted persons – including ex-president Omar Al-Bashir – to justice.

Sudan: Indicted war crimes suspects must be brought to justice – ICC prosecutor
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June 10, 2020 at 12:55PM

Rights experts condemn use of force against journalists covering US protests

Journalists covering ongoing protests denouncing systemic racism and police brutality in the United States must be able to do their job in peace, two experts on the right to freedom of expression said on Wednesday.

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June 10, 2020 at 08:56AM
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Arrest of Sudanese war crimes suspect ‘extremely significant’: UN rights chief

The arrest of Ali Muhammad Ali Abd–Al-Rahman, commonly known as Ali Kushayb, an alleged former Janjaweed militia leader in the restive Darfur region of Sudan, has been hailed by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, as an “extremely significant development”.

Arrest of Sudanese war crimes suspect ‘extremely significant’: UN rights chief
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June 09, 2020 at 01:06PM

Solidarity is the world’s ‘best line of defence’: UN General Assembly president

Back in September, the world committed to a landmark political declaration on universal health coverage. Now, in the throes of the COVID-19 crisis, the President of the UN General Assembly has reiterated the importance of investing in health as “an investment in human capital, social and economic development and the empowerment of all people”.

Solidarity is the world’s ‘best line of defence’: UN General Assembly president
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‘Stand strong’ for justice over impunity, Security Council hears

In tackling the myriad global challenges posed by COVID-19, the world must not ignore the perils of endemic hatred and division, and instead, “stand strong” in the face of those who favour impunity over justice, a senior UN judge told the Security Council on Monday.

‘Stand strong’ for justice over impunity, Security Council hears
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June 08, 2020 at 02:29PM

World Oceans Day: Don’t be colour blind, help blue oceans keep the planet green

The COVID-19 pandemic is a “sharp reminder” of how we are all intimately connected to each other and to nature, the UN chief said on Monday, World Oceans Day.

World Oceans Day: Don’t be colour blind, help blue oceans keep the planet green
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As consumption rises, here’s why sustainable fisheries management matters

Global consumption of fish hit a record high in 2018 and is set to rise in the decade ahead, highlighting the need to ensure sustainable fisheries management, according to the latest report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

As consumption rises, here’s why sustainable fisheries management matters
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World Environment Day: COVID-19 crisis demands fundamental rethink

The COVID-19 health crisis should be seen as a clarion call to “fundamentally rethink our relationship” with natural ecosystems and shrinking biodiversity, the UN cultural agency chief said on Friday, World Environment Day.

World Environment Day: COVID-19 crisis demands fundamental rethink
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May confirmed as warmest on record, CO2 levels hit new high despite COVID economic slowdown

Last month was the warmest May on record and carbon dioxide levels also hit a new high despite the economic slowdown from COVID-19, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday, in an urgent appeal for Member States to renew their efforts to tackle climate threats.

May confirmed as warmest on record, CO2 levels hit new high despite COVID economic slowdown
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Independent rights experts urge US to address systemic racism and racial basis

Nearly 30 independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council are calling for the United States to reform its criminal justice system in the wake of a recent spate of killings of African Americans, including at the hands of the police.

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June 05, 2020 at 08:31AM
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