Showing posts with label United Nations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label United Nations. Show all posts

Friday, July 22, 2022

Mirotvorets: Press TV correspondent in Ukraine "placed on kill list"

 

Press TV’s correspondent in Ukraine Johnny Miller says he has been placed on a “kill list” by Ukrainian ultranationalists following his revelations about Ukrainian atrocities against pro-Russian children and other civilians in the Donbass region.

Monday, July 11, 2022

World population to reach 8 billion on November 15, United Nations says

World population to reach 8 billion on November 15


The world's population is expected to reach eight billion on November 15, the UN forecast Monday in a report that said India will surpass China as the most populous country on earth in 2023.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

World hunger rising as UN agencies warn of ‘looming catastrophe’ | Al Jazeera

World hunger rising as UN agencies warn of ‘looming catastrophe’

World hunger levels rose again last year after soaring in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Ukraine war coupled with climate change now threaten starvation and mass migration on an “unprecedented scale” this year, according to UN agencies.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

UN receives reports of torture of Russian prisoners by Ukrainian troops

 

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 The head of the UN human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine said there is credible information about the mistreatment of Russian prisoners by Ukrainian troops. (Western countries and their officials prefer to turn a blind eye @EL ETOS UT )

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

UN Calls On Combatants To Spare Ukraine Civilians As Conflict Intensifies - UrduPoint

UN Calls On Combatants To Spare Ukraine Civilians As Conflict Intensifies

UN humanitarian officials Tuesday appealed for protection of civilians from further bloodshed amid fighting in Ukraine since the start of last week's Russian military offensive that has driven out over 600,000 people from the country.

Sunday, October 10, 2021

UN says ongoing water crisis in northeastern Syria affecting five million persons – Syrian Arab News Agency

water crisis in northeastern Syria

The ongoing water crisis in the northeastern Syria is affecting nearly five million persons, the Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General Stéphane Dujarric said in a briefing on Sunday.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

ISIL committed genocide against Yazidis: UN investigation | Al Jazeera

ISIL committed genocide against Yazidis

A United Nations team investigating atrocities in Iraq found “clear and compelling evidence” that ISIL (ISIS) “committed” genocide against the Yazidi minority in 2014, its head has said, adding that the armed group successfully developed chemical weapons and used mustard gas.

Sunday, May 9, 2021

UN remembers the dead of WWII - China.org.cn

UN remembers the dead of WWII

The Second World War had a profound impact on the international community, and established the conditions for the creation of the United Nations. This weekend marks the official remembrance of the tens of millions of civilians and soldiers who died during the conflict, UN News reported on Saturday.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Yemen donor conference seeks billions to prevent famine | Al Jazeera

Yemen donor conference seeks billions to prevent famine

The United Nations has said it hopes to raise $3.85bn to prevent large-scale famine in Yemen, warning that life in the war-ravaged nation was unbearable, with children enduring a “special kind of hell”.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Number of displaced people globally tops 80 million, UN says | Daily Sabah

Number of displaced people globally tops 80 million

Despite calls for cease-fires and compassion amid the COVID-19 pandemic, violence and persecution have continued to force people from their homes, with record numbers now displaced, the UN said Wednesday.

Friday, November 20, 2020

UN prepares for 200,000 refugees from Ethiopia conflict - RTÉ

200,000 refugees from Ethiopia conflict

Rebels from Ethiopia's Tigray region fired rockets at the capital of neighbouring Amhara region, Amhara authorities said, raising concern that a conflict between the insurgents and the central government could spill into a wider war.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

UN warns of Yemen famine; no aid from Saudis, UAE, Kuwait

The UN's humanitarian chief warned on Tuesday "the spectre of famine" has returned to war-torn Yemen and for the first time singled out Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait for giving nothing to this year's $3.4bn appeal for desperately needed aid.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

UNSC adopts resolution to protect children in armed conflict

UNSC adopts resolution to protect children in armed conflict
The Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution aimed at a framework for mainstreaming protection, rights, well-being and empowerment of children throughout the conflict cycle.

Friday, June 8, 2018

U.N. Security Council sanctions accused Libyan human traffickers

a migrant slave auction in Libya
The United Nations Security Council sanctioned six accused leaders of human trafficking networks operating inside Libya on Friday -- marking the first time traffickers have been put on an international sanctions list.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

UN Urges US to Immediately Stop Detaining Migrants, Separating Children

UN Urges US to Immediately Stop Detaining Migrants, Separating Children
The United Nations called on the United States on Tuesday to stop detaining irregular migrant families and separating children at the southern border, saying it contravened the law.

Friday, April 27, 2018

U.N. rights chief decries Israel's excessive use of force in Gaza

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein
Israel must stop the excessive use of force by its security forces along the Gaza border and must hold to account those responsible for the many deaths and injuries sustained by Palestinians in the past month, the U.N. human rights chief said on Friday.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

UN officials call for new approach to sustaining peace

sustaining peace
United Nations officials on Tuesday urged a gathering of world leaders and high-ranking representatives of member states and other representatives to help strengthen a new approach to sustaining peace, which aims to put prevention at the heart of UN's work.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...