The brutal conflict in Syria has not only claimed civilians as unintentional victims but has seen all warring parties deliberately target them with complete impunity employing unlawful methods of warfare, a new report by a United Nations-mandated inquiry on the war-ravaged country has said.
The “frenzied” scale of unspeakable violence against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar has shifted to a “lower intensity campaign of terror and forced starvation,” seemingly intended to drive the remaining Rohingyas from their homeland, a senior United Nations human rights official has warned.
‘No other conclusion,’ ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar continues – senior UN rights official
March 06, 2018 at 11:33AM : International People Search
March 06, 2018 at 11:33AM
Children in crisis situations face a raft of challenges – from family separation and forced recruitment to sexual exploitation and abject poverty – the deputy United Nations human rights chief said Monday, urging immediate action to protect children from the consequences of “all too adult failings.”
Urgent need to step-up protection of children in crises – UN rights wing
March 05, 2018 at 11:57AM : International People Search
March 05, 2018 at 11:57AM
Big cats, the planet’s most majestic predators, are under increasing threat – mostly caused by human activities – and this year’s World Wildlife Day, the United Nations is joining the world in raising awareness to their plight and galvanizing support for the many actions already under way to safe these iconic species.
On World Wildlife Day, UN joins call for protection of planet’s big cats
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War crimes, potentially crimes against humanity, are likely being committed in east Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria, the United Nations human rights chief warned on Friday, and the perpetrators of these acts must know they are being identified and will be held accountable.
Updated data reveals that some 263 million – one-in-five – children, adolescents and youth worldwide are out school, a figure that has barely changed over the past five years, according to a new United Nations cultural agency report.
Despite decades-long effort, one-in-five children worldwide out of school – UN cultural agency
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Africa’s vast Sahel – plagued by humanitarian crises, armed conflict and terrorism – is now witnessing improvements in its criminal justice system thanks to a special programme by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which assists Governments in the region to come together to fight corruption, and human and drug trafficking.
In crisis-torn Sahel, UN anti-drugs and crime agency helps bolster justice system
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March 01, 2018 at 02:50PM