UN rights expert ‘strongly recommends’ probe by International Criminal Court into ‘decades of crimes’ in Myanmar

The United Nations rights expert on Myanmar is “strongly” recommending that the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate and prosecute those allegedly responsible for “decades of crimes” in the form a grave violations of international human rights and humanitarian law inside the country.

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June 27, 2018 at 09:31AM
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Saudi Arabia:  UN experts push for prompt release of women human rights defenders

A ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia may have officially ended at the weekend, but on Wednesday, nine United Nations experts called for the immediate release of a number of women’s rights defenders who were imprisoned following a government crackdown which began in mid-May.

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June 27, 2018 at 09:16AM
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Mali: UN chief calls for calm as clashes leave over 20 dead in Mopti

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appealed for calm and restraint in the Mopti region of central Mali, where over 20 people are reported to have been killed in intercommunal clashes over the weekend.

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June 26, 2018 at 02:42PM
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‘Crimes against humanity,’ ‘war crimes’ and risk of new ethnic violence in DR Congo, warn UN experts 

Defence and security forces along with the Kamuina Nsapu and Bana Mura militias have committed “crimes against humanity and war crimes” in the of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasai region, United Nations experts said on Tuesday following an investigation.

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June 26, 2018 at 02:28PM
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At Ministerial session, UN regional office in Beirut to focus on technology for sustainable development

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is set to hold its 30th Ministerial Session in Beirut, Lebanon on 27 and 28 June with a focus on technology for sustainable development.

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Torture is unacceptable and unjustified ‘at all times’ underscore top UN officials

Torture in any form, is absolutely unacceptable and can never be justified, top United Nations officials said on Tuesday, urging great support for victims worldwide.

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June 26, 2018 at 10:15AM
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‘All atrocity crimes are preventable’ and can never be justified – UN chief

Atrocity crimes – genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and ethnic cleansing – are not “inevitable”, the United Nations Secretary-General said today, stressing that the international community must do more to end violence against innocent people.

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June 25, 2018 at 02:06PM
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Europe and Eurasia: Slovenia National Day

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Press Statement

Michael R. Pompeo

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

June 25, 2018


On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to the people of Slovenia as you celebrate your 27th Statehood Day.

Our strategic partnership with Slovenia, as a NATO Ally and member of the European Union, is founded on shared values and history, and a common pursuit of collective security. In Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kosovo, our security forces stand shoulder to shoulder to advance global counterterrorism initiatives and affirm our common commitment through NATO’s presence in front-line states.

The United States values Slovenia’s contributions and friendship, and looks forward to deepening our bilateral relationship over the coming year as we work to expand bilateral trade and investment and ensure that Europe remains strong and free.

I extend my best wishes to the Slovenian people and congratulate you on your Statehood Day.



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Europe and Eurasia: Croatia National Day

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Press Statement

Michael R. Pompeo

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

June 25, 2018


On behalf of the President and all American people, I send best wishes and congratulations on your Statehood Day. We value Croatia as our NATO Ally and partner and admire your many achievements since independence.

Croatia is a close friend, and our shared belief in democracy strengthens our bond immeasurably. We deeply appreciate Croatia’s commitment to transatlantic and global security. Nowhere is this more evident than in your many contributions to NATO operations, such as in training Afghan national forces. We are proud to have you as a partner as we work together to support human rights, promote democracy, and fight corruption and global violence.

We are confident that our friendship will deepen and broaden in the future, and I wish the Croatian people a happy Dan Drzavnosti.



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Resettlement needs set to rise to 1.4 million people in 2019, UN refugee agency reports

Close to 1.4 million people will need resettlement in countries free from war and persecution in 2019, the UN refugee agency, said on Monday, citing growing forced displacement across the globe.

Resettlement needs set to rise to 1.4 million people in 2019, UN refugee agency reports
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