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The Long Journey   video
World  (tags: George Nehmeh, photographic record, revisited, nakba, palestine, israel, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, United Nations, UNRWA )

Evelyn
- 1 day 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
- 32 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
- 33 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
- 42 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,
WFP Resumes Food Assistance To Syrian Refugees As Fundraising Drive Exceeds Goal
World  (tags: United Nations, World food program, WFP, Syrian refugees, Syria, Middle East )

Judy
- 48 days ago - wfp.org
GOOD NEWS! The UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it is reinstating food assistance to Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries thanks to a massive expression of support from the public, the private sector and donor countries.
Canada Is The Only UN Member To Reject Landmark Indigenous Rights Document
World  (tags: Canada, United Nations, World Conference, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Rights, Stephen Harper, Prime Minister )

Brian
- 115 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
"The well-being gap between aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in Canada has not narrowed over the past several years; treaty and aboriginal claims remain persistently unresolved; indigenous women and girls remain vulnerable to abuse..."
You Won't Believe What The U.N. Just Demanded Israel Give To Hamas
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, conflict, terrorism, United Nations, UN )

Beatrice
- 175 days ago - westernjournalism.com
As Israeli soldiers employ whatever resources they have to end a barrage of missile attacks from Palestinian terrorists in Gaza, the United Nations is using its position to suggest the Jewish nation is somehow guilty of war crimes in the ongoing conflict.
The Water of Life: Thirsting for Justice in a World of War
World  (tags: water, war, Human Rights, United Nations, Palestine, Detroit, conflict, corruption, ethics, politics )

Lynn
- 178 days ago - commondreams.org
These are the reckless tactics of war -- every kind of war. Revering and protecting our water supply, not merely "controlling" it, is a far better use of our blood, sweat and tears.
Tricky Bibi ( 2010 TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Israel, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, lies, human rights, Gaza, violence, war, society, interesting, corruption, United Nations, US, middle-east )

Carrie
- 183 days ago - northerntruthseeker.blogspot.com
This video should have been shown in every home in Israel, then sent to Washington and Ramallah. Banned for viewing by children so as not to corrupt them, and distributed around the country and the world so that everyone will know who leads Israel.
Success: United Nations Protects Ancient Tasmanian Rainforest in Australia - Via Force Change
World  (tags: United Nations, Tasmania, Australia, Rainforest, Conservation, Ethics, Good News, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 213 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a ancient pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a World Heritage Area.
Soldiers in South Sudan Photographed Wearing Backpacks Donated for Children
World  (tags: United Nations, conflict, Sudan, Africa )

Shaheen
- 353 days ago - globalpost.com
Photographs of the misappropriated supplies surfaced at an awkward time for the United Nations, which issued an urgent appeal for $1.27 billion in aid for South Sudan on Tuesday.
ACTION NEEDED! Education Is the Key!
World  (tags: Education for ALL, United Nations, world society )

Dimitris
- 407 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge the UN to create a treaty to use education as a tool against terrorism - but also against indifference, apathy, so many to list...
UN Puts Human Rights at Heart of Historic Arms Trade Treaty
World  (tags: United Nations, Arms Trade Treaty, votes, weapons, trade, humanrights, GoodNews, death, war, violence )

Angelika
- 664 days ago - amnesty.org
Today, governments at the UN adopted by a wide margin an Arms Trade Treaty that will prohibit states from transferring conventional weapons to countries when they know those weapons will be used to commit or facilitate genocide, crimes against humanity >
US Drone Strikes In Pakistan Violate Country's Sovereignty, UN Says
World  (tags: United Nations, drones, drone strikes, Pakistan, US, civilian casualties, death, children, violation, investigation, UNSR Emerson, humanrights, terrorism )

Angelika
- 682 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The head of a U.N. team investigating casualties from U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan declared after a secret research trip to the country that the attacks violate Pakistan's sovereignty.
Rice Skipped Netanyahu Speech at the UN
World  (tags: Susan Rice, Ambassador Rice, Iran, Ahamadinejad, Israel, Netanyahu, Obama Administration, Incompetent Foreign Policy, Disrespect for Allies, Deference to Dictators, Foreign Policy Ineffectiveness, United Nations )

Paula
- 851 days ago - hotair.com
First, the US delegation decides to stick around for one of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speeches at the UN, and then the highest-ranking US diplomat at Turtle Bay finds other thing to do when Israel's Prime Minister gets up to speak.
 

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