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Obama: Please Meet With Iran - PETITION - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Iran, UN, peace, government, politics, Americans, news )

- 1284 days ago -
The new moderate President of Iran will be in New York during the next session of the United Nations General Assembly. From sanctions on Iran to the Syrian crisis there are millions of people who would benefit from you talking to the new...
Tell Obama to Close Guantanamo - Call-in Day - Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US, Obama )

- 1409 days ago -
Grab your phone and help us flood the White House with calls demanding action. Fill out the form below to let us know that you've placed a call to the White House - even if you don't get through. We'll use this information to add strength to our campaign
US Admits Gitmo Hunger Strike Spreading
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

- 1471 days ago -
Capt. Robert Durand denied that the hunger strike is "a widespread phenomenon, as alleged," by the captives' lawyers, and blamed them of spreading "outright falsehoods and gross exaggerations." He downplayed the reports of a mass strike at Gitmo.>>
The Republican War on the Disabled
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Greed, InsaniTEA, Maddow, Schultz, UN, Video )

- 1573 days ago -
See 1st comment.
UN Official Calls for US Return of Native Land
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, native rights, UN, human rights, news, government, freedoms, usa )

- 1787 days ago -
A UN special rapporteur has called for the US to restore tribal lands, including the Black Hills of South Dakota, site of Mount Rushmore.
UN Security Council Draft Resolution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Israel, Palestine, UN, occupation, war crimes )

- 2222 days ago -
full text of the draft UN Security Council resolution condemning continued Israeli settlements that the Obama administration vetoed late Friday [2011-02-18]. All other member states voted in favor.
Sexual-Harassment Cases Plague U.N.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, UN, Human Rights, Sexual harrassment, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, crime, law )

- 2866 days ago -
The United Nations, which aspires to protect human rights around the world, is struggling to deal with an embarrassing string of sexual-harassment complaints within its own ranks.
US Boycotts UN Racism Conference
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, UN, Washington, boycott, israel, racism, free speech )

- 2899 days ago -
Washington has confirmed it will boycott a UN forum on racism in Geneva next week because of differences over Israel and the right to free speech.
U.S. Must Reengage With the International Criminal Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, obama, government, ethics, ICC, war crimes, sudan, darfur, hypocrisy, Bashir, Nuremberg, cold war, UN, Clinton, Bush, Rome statute )

- 2937 days ago -
The arrest warrant issued last week for Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir has thrown into stark relief a question the Obama administration and Congress need to address: What are we going to do about the International Criminal Court?
UN Scolds Washington for War on Migrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrant rights, UN, USA, rule of law, human rights )

- 3290 days ago -
arbitrary detention, separation of families, substandard conditions of detention, procedural violations in criminal and administrative law proceedings, racial and ethnic discrimination, arbitrary and collective expulsions and violations of children's and
Before African Visit, White House Cuts U.N. Troop Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bushadministration, bush, u.s., troops, UN, peackeepers )

- 3326 days ago -
On the eve of President Bush's trip to Africa, his administration has decided to drastically cut money for United Nations peacekeeping missions in war-torn countries there. Hmmm! Can you say economic stimluus package?
UN Forum Aims to End Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN, human trafficking )

- 3329 days ago -
human trafficking had become a "booming organised crime" with annual profits of up to $32bn on a global scale. "It is thus considered an even more lucrative business than trafficking of weapons," she said.

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