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UN Arms Trade Treaty Goes Into Effect
World  (tags: UN Arms Treaty, 60 countries, Amnesty International.December 24th, United Nations )

Nancy
- 248 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.
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
- 264 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.
Israeli Military Kills Palestinian Kids, United Nations Whitewashes It
World  (tags: United Nations, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Ban Ki-Moon )

Judy
- 75 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
- 124 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 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
- 31 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."
Universal Children's Day 2014: Facts, History and Aims of the United Nations Day
World  (tags: humanrights, world, children, facts, United Nations )

Rose
- 257 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,
The Long Journey   video
World  (tags: George Nehmeh, photographic record, revisited, nakba, palestine, israel, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, United Nations, UNRWA )

Evelyn
- 216 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.
Heralded By Human Rights Groups, Global Arms Trade Treaty Goes Into Force
World  (tags: World, War & Peace, United Nations, Trade )

Judy
- 249 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.'
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
- 52 days ago - electronicintifada.net
One year ago yesterday, Israel began an assault on the Gaza Strip which would last 51 days.
   

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