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Petition Chinese Government and the UN to Allow Tibetans to Stay in Their Homes
World  (tags: humanrights, government, United Nations, China, Tibetan Buddhism, oppression )

Andrea
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Chinese authorities have announced the destruction of thousands of monastic dwellings and expulsion of monks, nuns and lay practitioners at Serthar Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, the famed Tibetan Buddhist religious encampment located in Serthar.
UN Security Council Condemns Orlando Attack In Unprecedented Statement - BuzzFeed News
World  (tags: UN Security Council, United Nations, sexual orientation, homophobia, Orlando shootings, Human Rights, LGBT Rights )

BMutiny
- 15 days ago - buzzfeed.com
statement was landmark because the Security Council, the main body in the UN focused on peace and security, has never issued an official document of any kind referencing sexual orientation. It's a category that many countries have fought to keep out
Why Forest Whitaker Is Making the UN Goals Famous
World  (tags: Climate Change, New York City, United Nations, Earth Day, Vietnam War )

Judy
- 67 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Whitaker is right. You can see this anywhere, from America to Angola, from Argentina to Azerbaijan. As long as the goals go unmet -- whether poverty, hunger, or inequality -- we will continue to see conflict and violence manifest globally.
Give Us Your Opinion About the Next Secretary General of the UN
World  (tags: United Nations, interesting, society, rights )

Pablo
- 85 days ago - links.e.globalcitizen.org
UN are about to elect a new leader. For 70 years, these appointments have been secret and dominated by powerful countries. But now things have changed. We want you to tell us what should be asked. Choose your language and 3 questions.
The Faces of Madaya, Kefraya and Foah
World  (tags: civil war, Human Rights, Madaya, relief supplies, seige, starvation, Syria, Terrorism, United Nations, World )

Lynn
- 168 days ago - politicsplus.org
Starvation is being used by all sides as a tool of war and is being investigated as a war crime by the United Nations.
U.N. Voted to Partition Palestine 68 Years Ago, in An Unfair Plan Made Even Worse By Israel's Ethnic Cleansing
World  (tags: palestine, Partition Plan 1947, United Nations, israel, ethnic cleansing, Human Rights )

Evelyn
- 206 days ago - salon.com
2/3rds of the population but offered 43% of land. Then, Israel ethnically cleansed it & took more. Israeli historian Ilan Pappé notes that, in Israel's Plan Dalet, "veteran Zionist leaders" created "a plan for the ethnic cleansing of Palestine."
The Third Revolution in Warfare?: Science, Tech Leaders Warn Of Worldwide AI Arms Race
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, conflict, Science, Tech, AI, arms race, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Stephen Hawking, United Nations, autonomous, weapons )

Darren
- 334 days ago - therealnews.com
Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and Stephen Hawking are part of a group asking the United Nations to limit or ban "offensive autonomous weapons."
One Year Later, Gaza Rebuilding Blocked
World  (tags: #GazaUnderAttack, United Nations, UN Human Rights Council, Gaza siege, war crimes, Erez checkpoint, UN OCHA, PCHR, Gisha, Gaza, Oxfam, Rafah, shelter cluster, reconstruction, usa, news, media )

Jess
- 356 days ago - electronicintifada.net
One year ago yesterday, Israel began an assault on the Gaza Strip which would last 51 days.
Israeli Military Kills Palestinian Kids, United Nations Whitewashes It
World  (tags: United Nations, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Ban Ki-Moon )

Judy
- 379 days ago - salon.com
Hundreds of Palestinian kids were killed in '14 by occupation. Why was Israel removed from child rights blacklist?
United Nations: Make Boko Haram a Security Priority
World  (tags: nigeria, United Nations, Boko Haram group, education, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, corruption, crime, death, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, terrorism, violence, world )

Lone
- 428 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
SIGN NOW: No one, anywhere in the world, should have to face violence and intimidation in an effort to obtain an education.
The Long Journey   video
World  (tags: George Nehmeh, photographic record, revisited, nakba, palestine, israel, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, United Nations, UNRWA )

Evelyn
- 521 days ago - youtu.be
Moving, compiled from old films and photos, a number currently on exhibition in NY, the team pulling the photos together tracked down people and places recorded in this photographic record of Palestinian refugees over the last 67 years.
UN Arms Trade Treaty Goes Into Effect
World  (tags: UN Arms Treaty, 60 countries, Amnesty International.December 24th, United Nations )

Nancy
- 552 days ago - startribune.com
So far, 60 countries have ratified the treaty including five of the world's top 10 arms exporters -- France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain. However, there is little hope of U.S. ratification, which requires approval by two-thirds of the Senate.
Heralded By Human Rights Groups, Global Arms Trade Treaty Goes Into Force
World  (tags: World, War & Peace, United Nations, Trade )

Judy
- 553 days ago - commondreams.org
With the new law in place, 'it will no longer be acceptable to turn a blind eye when arms are being transferred into the hands of regimes that will use them to devastate people's lives.'
Universal Children's Day 2014: Facts, History and Aims of the United Nations Day
World  (tags: humanrights, world, children, facts, United Nations )

Rose
- 562 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Twenty-five years ago the United Nations set up the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty which sets out the political,
 

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