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U.N. Human Rights Body Blasts Canada's Lack of Progress on Indigenous Peoples
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, freedoms, ethics, UN, indigneous rights, Canadaworld )

Cal
- 31 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The committee recently conducted a periodic review of Canada and six other countries during its four-week session. Its examination found Canada wanting on a number of fronts related to civil and political freedoms, much of it regarding Indigenous People
UN Accuses Eritrea of Crimes Against Humanity
Society & Culture  (tags: Eritrea, crimes against humaanity, migrants, refugees, UN, United Nations, human rights )

Beatrice
- 78 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Eritrea - the home country of many of the migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean - has been accused by the UN of human rights violations on a scope and scale seldom witnessed elsewhere
Israel Fired On 7 UN Schools In Gaza In 2014 War, UN Probe Found
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, war, war crimes, ethics, children, humans, death, dishonesty, freedoms, safety, society, women, family, government, news, rights, violence, sadness, politics, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 120 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I deplore the fact that at least 44 Palestinians were killed as a result of Israeli actions and at least 227 injured at United Nations premises being used as emergency shelters," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wrote in a letter on Monday.
Why Is Israel Still Blind to Settler Violence Against Palestinians?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, international law, UN, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, violence against Palestinians, society, culture, ethics, abuse, violence, rights, freedoms, government, sadness, news, crime, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 165 days ago - al-monitor.com
Despite resolutions by Israeli administrations to adopt the 2003 Road map for Peace and the Sason report on illegal West Bank outposts, settler violence against Palestinians continues unabated.
Take Slavery In Iraq To The International Criminal Court
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Islam, Muslims, slavary, abuse, UN, Human Rights, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 168 days ago - walkfree.org
The UN Human Rights Council plans to spend $1.18 million sending eleven investigators into Iraq, to report back by March 20151. Evidence gathered on crimes committed by Islamic State militants âEUR" including modern slavery âEUR" can be used in prosecutions
Head of Gaza War Crimes Inquiry Received 'Personal Attacks, Death Threats'
Society & Culture  (tags: UN, world, Israeli war crimes, Gaza, ethics, law, politics, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, abuse, crime, death, news, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 205 days ago - middleeasteye.net
"It's part of the bullying by people who don't want inquiries, saying that if you dare to participate in an independent, impartial inquiry you will, one way or any another, pay a price for it."
Ban Ki-Moon: Gaza Is a Source of Shame to the International Community
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, Ban Ki-moon, violence, sadness, human rights, destruction, death, ethics, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 312 days ago - theguardian.com
The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, described the destruction in Gaza from the recent conflict with Israel as "beyond description" and a source of "shame to the international community" as he visited the war-devastated coastal strip on Tuesday.
Few Buyers for Netanyahu's Warmed-Over UN Shtick
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UN, Netanyahu speech, Human Rights, Iarael, Palestine, Gaza, dishonesty, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 330 days ago - haaretz.com
The PM's contrived use of Yankees' demi-god Derek Jeter in an analogy with Iran seemed like the desperate ploy of a worn out copywriter who's run out of ideas.
World Water Day: 6 Images Display The Hopes and Fears of a Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: water, world, UN, society, wildlife, environment, March 22, family, culture, health )

Nancy
- 523 days ago - ecowatch.com
Just 8 percent of global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to consumers, according to the United Nations. Nearly 1 billion people don't have access to water around the world.
Emerging Crimes:CyberCrime, IdentityCrimes/ UNODC UnitedNationsReport
Society & Culture  (tags: Cybercrimes, Scams, Spam, Security, IdentityTheft, MoneyLaundering, Mules, TargetScam, Credit-CardTheft, GlobalNetworks, DeepWeb, DarkWeb, UN, UNODC, EnvironmentalCrimes, Poaching, CriminalNetworks, Hacking, Computer-generatedAds, FakeProfiles )

BMutiny
- 578 days ago - unodc.org
As organized crime groups join ever more complex networks spanning the globe, the crimes become increasingly transnational and the types of crime they are able to commit become diversified. New threats to global security are emerging, CYBER-CRIMINALS
Stand With Malala ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Malala Yousafzai, education, UN, society, children, world, family, politics )

Nancy
- 788 days ago - secure.aworldatschool.org
Malala Yousafzai will mark her 16th birthday by delivering the highest leadership of the UN a set of education demands written by youth, for youth, to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Gitmo Justice - Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

Angelika
- 868 days ago - gitmojustice.com
For more than a decade, the US government has imprisoned men at Guantanamo Bay without charge or trial. Indefinite detention without trial is not just un-American; it violates basic human rights. WE CAN CHANGE THIS.
UN-Recognized Arab Group Praises Murder of Israelis
Society & Culture  (tags: UN, suicide bomber, Islam, Muslims, Israelis, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Gillian
- 1039 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists has called on the United Nations to strip an Arab attorneys' association of recognition following its praise for an Arab suicide bomber who murdered 21 Israelis. The international Arab group
Thank a UN Peacekeeper ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: society, violence, world, freedoms, peace keepers, UN )

Nancy
- 1156 days ago - care2.com
Join us in thanking the 120,000 brave men and women from 118 countries serving as UN peacekeepers in 17 of the most difficult regions in the world, rebuilding societies wracked by violence and natural disasters...Identical renewed link (sorry).
World Marks UN Indigenous Day--August 9
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, UN indigenous day, UN, culture, indigenous culture, indigenous peoples rights, native peoples rights, survival, society, conflict, society, politics, news, interesting, ethics, culture, world, world, society, politics, rights )

Cal
- 1479 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival, countless indigenous organizations and many countries around the world are marking the International Day of the World's Indigenous People today.Now in its 17th year, the day is designed "to strengthen international cooperation for solving proble
 

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