FRONTLINE recently investigated abuse by peacekeepers in the documentary UN Sex Abuse Scandal. Since the early 1990s, more than 2,000 young women and children have been allegedly sexually exploited or abused by UN peacekeepers in missions across the world.
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, who steps down this month, says US president’s rhetoric echoes that of the worst eras of the 20th century.
The sites I write for are already being targeted by Facebook and Google with demonetization and losing ranking in search engines, but I refuse to be silent when so much is at stake here. Now, the United Nations, an anti-American, anti-Christian organization that has always been run by totalitarians, is now targeting media outlets that are exposing the truth about the invasion of Muslim migrants and the terror, crimes and violence they bring with them.
Decision from major group representing diplomatic voice of 80 per cent of the world’s population comes at a time of heightened tensions in the region.
The UN report’s highlights were posted in a French Twitter post, which has received a lot of attention, as it sheds a different light on the refugee ‘crisis’.
The tech company has agreed to partner with UN Environment to increase the world’s access to valuable environmental data. Specifically, the two plan to create a user-friendly platform that lets anyone, anywhere, access environmental data collected by Google’s vast network of satellites.
JERUSALEM, July 9, 2018 — UN agencies, officials and experts tasked with combating racism are failing to act against hatred, incitement and violence against Jews, according to a major new report by UN Watch, the Geneva-based human rights monitoring group, which examined a decade of UN actions from 2008 through 2017.
The 40-page report, entitled “The United Nations and Antisemitism: 2008-2017 Report Card,” was presented today in the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem, at a hearing chaired by Yair Lapid, head of the Yesh Atid party. Senior officials including Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked and Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog, as well as Irwin Cotler, the human rights lawyer and former Canadian justice minister, also addressed the meeting.
The initiative represents the latest component of Canada’s peacekeeping efforts in the West African nation, where eight helicopters and 250 military personnel are being deployed to provide medical evacuations and other support to the UN.
In a move to shed light on “Muslim bias” in the UN Human Rights Council, an Australian lawmaker is calling for his country to leave the global organization just like the US government just did.
Fraser Anning, a senator for Queensland, took to social media to voice his concerns with the group.
In a Facebook post, Anning scolds the UN Council for hosting “some of the most savage and despotic nations in the world.”
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley responded to Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Liz Warren (D-MA) Thursday after they wrote her to call attention to a report from UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Philip Alston. Alston examined extreme poverty in the U.S. and claimed that the Trump administration was worsening the conditions of Americans living in poverty.
According to former President of the Republic of Ireland and former UN commissioner Mary Robinson, more feminism will solve the climate crisis.
The U.N. General Assembly approved a Palestinian-backed resolution Wednesday blaming Israel for violence in Gaza and deploring its “excessive use of force,” after narrowly rejecting a U.S. demand to add a condemnation of attacks on Israel by Gaza’s Hamas rulers.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has told a UN human rights expert who said the country’s judicial independence was under threat to “go to hell”, warning against interference in domestic affairs.
Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor people, while rewarding the rich, a U.N. human rights investigator has found.
A law meant to protect Afghan women from violence is being undermined by authorities who routinely refer even serious criminal cases to traditional mediation councils that fail to protect victims, the United Nations said on Tuesday.