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Punchlines: Backlash over America's national mammal

Why does the United States need a national mammal? And if we must have one, shouldn't it be, well, human beings? Those were questions asked by at least two late-night comics after hearing about Congress passing legislation naming the American bison ... USA Today, 1 week ago
Modern Ghana

People with albinism risk extinction in Mala... United Nations' Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of human rights by p...

United Nations' Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism Ikponwosa Ero addresses a press conference at the end of her official visit to Malawi on April 29, 2016. Malawi's estimated 10000 albinos "are an endangered ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 week ago | Albinos facing systematic extinction in Malawi UN  Africa-News.info6 days ago In Malawi, people with albinism face total extinction UN rights expert  Foreign week ago Darfur Security Unpredictable Says UN Rights Expert  NewsofAfrica.org1 week ago
Algérie Presse Service

Morocco's human rights violations against Sahrawi prisoners: WSAF blames Security Council

LONDON- The international organization supporting Western Sahara and based in the United Kingdom, Western Sahara Action Forum (WSAF) has blamed the United Nations Security Council for Morocco's human rights violations against Sahrawi prisoners. ...
 Algérie Presse Service1 week ago UN urges return to full operation of Western Sahara mission  Equilibrio Informativo1 week ago UNAIDS condemns killings and human rights violations against transgender people in the Caribbean  Caribbean News Now!1 week ago
International Olympic Committee

Why the world needs a UN leader who stands up for human rights

The Human Rights Council in Geneva. UN Photo/Pierre-Michel Virot. UNITED NATIONS, Apr 27 2016 (IPS) - Last August, Balla Hadji, a 61-year-old truck driver in Bangui in the Central African Republic, was having breakfast with his wife when they ...
 Inter Press Service1 week ago Watch the Olympic flame as it visits the United Nations  International Olympic Committee1 week ago Partners in peace Rio 2016 takes Olympic flame to United Nations in Geneva  Rio 20161 week ago Rio 2016 takes Olympic flame to United Nations and Olympic Museum in Switzerland  Rio 20161 week ago

Burundi death toll jumps to 31 in April - UN rights chief

30 GENEVA: The United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday 31 people have been killed in attacks in Burundi this month, decrying an increase in violence in the east African nation. Tit-for-tat attacks between President Pierre ...
 Channel NewsAsia1 week ago Africa: Burundi death toll jumps to 31 in April: U.N. rights chief  East African Standard1 week ago World: Burundi death toll jumps to 31 in April: U.N. rights chief  East African Standard1 week ago

First official visit to Mauritania by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, will undertake his first official visit to Mauritania from 2 to 11 May 2016. The human rights expert will assess the efforts of the Mauritanian Government to ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago

U.S., Vietnamese officials discuss human rights issues ahead of Obama visit

WASHINGTON The United States and Vietnam are discussing the communist nation's detentions of government critics and restrictions on labor unions ahead of a visit next month by President Barack Obama. Senior officials of the two sides met Monday ...
 Japan Times1 week ago US, Vietnam Talk Human Rights Ahead of Obama Visit  ABC News1 week ago
Accommodation Times

Right to adequate housing in India a matter of 'urgency' - UN expert

Expressing grave concern over a number of issues regarding the right to housing in India, an independent United Nations human rights expert today called on the Government for immediate attention and implementation of the right to ensure adequate ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago No national law, policy or programme to ensure homeless to have access to housing: UN Expert  Accommodation Times1 week ago
Qatar Peninsula

UN ESCWA United Nations Economic and Social Comm : In the Run towards the 3rd Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and the 2nd UN Environment Assembly

Development is a human right that everyone should benefit from, especially the most marginalized and vulnerable groups in the Arab region. This includes people living under occupation and conflict, refugees, internally displaced people, and ...
 4 Traders1 week ago REMARKS BY THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA AT A CEREMONY CELEBRATING THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT  United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago United Nations Independent Expert's statement to be delivered at the CADTM network's Global Assembly Tunis, 26 to 30 April 2016  CADTM1 week ago ECOSOC UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCI : Secretary-General Stresses Strong Commitment to System-Wide Implementation of Peacebuilding Resolutions Adopted by General Assembly, Security Council  4 Traders1 week ago
Qatar Peninsula

Qatar on right track towards organization of 2...

Al Wakrah Stadium, which will host 2022 World Cup matches. (Photo: SC) Doha: Head of the United Nations Working Group of the Asia Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights Dante Pesce confirmed that Qatar continues its efforts to promote labor ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 week ago UN Official: Qatar on Right Track towards Organization of 2022 World Cup  Qatar News Agency1 week ago
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