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Syria Aid Access Desperately Needed, UN Security Council Says
World  (tags: Syria, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, news, politics, conflict, violence, world, society, humanrights )

- 858 days ago -
The U.N. Security Council is expressing alarm at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria and demanding immediate access for desperately needed aid.
TAKE ACTION: United Nations Secretary General & the OHCHR: End Stoning Now
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, freedoms, government, politics, violence, world, unitednations )

- 861 days ago -
We call on States where stoning still exists in law and in practice to be held accountable to their international human rights obligations by banning stoning in law and in practice and to bring perpetrators to justice.
UN Security Council Passes Chemical Weapons Resolution on Syria
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, Chemical weapons, government, middle-east, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, Syria, UnitedNations )

- 863 days ago -
Resolution backs plan to remove chemical weapons stockpile from Syria, but stops short of authorizing threat of force
Bolivian President Evo Morales Accuses US of 'Harboring Terrorists'
World  (tags: Evo Morales, UN, US, UnitedNations, world, society, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 865 days ago -
Bolivian President Evo Morales calls for the United Nations to leave New York City during speech to General Assembly.
How The World Reacted To Russia's Diplomatic Proposal For Syria
World  (tags: Syria, US< diplomacy, war, chemical weapons, world, UnitedNations, society, politics )

- 880 days ago -
U.S. President Barack Obama has said he will hold off on plans for a military strike in Syria if the country agrees to surrender its chemical weapons to international gatekeepers, as Russia suggested Monday.
Can the Reality of Development Through Sport Live Up to the Rhetoric?
World  (tags: women, society, safety, protection, research, children, exercise, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, society, usa, UnitedNations, unitednations, world )

- 889 days ago -
Novak Djokovic infused the UN's declaration of an international day of sport for development with a welcome plainness
Video:Can You Believe High School Students Made This Video?
World  (tags: children, education, ethics, world, media, middle-east, violence, unitednations, society, usa, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, interesting )

- 890 days ago -
They were passionate about raising awareness about the crisis in Syria - but did they have what it takes to create a meaningful film about it? As it turns out: yes. We were blown away by their final product - and we think you will be too!
Humanitarian Airlift Carrying Relief Items For Syrian Refugees Fleeing To Iraq Arrives In Erbil (VIDEO Link Attached)
World  (tags: Humanitarian relief, Syria, refugees, conflict, violence, usa, unitednations, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, humans )

- 890 days ago -
A chartered flight has arrived in Erbil carrying urgent relief items for the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to meet the immediate humanitarian needs of Syrian refugees fleeing violence in Syria and crossing into northern Iraq
TAKE ACTION NOW! United Nations, High Commission for Refugees: Stop Sending Tamil Refugees Back to Sri Lanka
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, world, Sri Lanka, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UnitedNations )

- 890 days ago -
UN personnel are planned to return in a week where they are expected to make moves to send the refugees back to Sri lanka, ignoring the fact that their lives will be in danger.
Iraqi Militia Vows to Attack US Interests If Syria Hit
World  (tags: government, violence, military, Iraq, Syria, war, violence, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, conflict, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, death, ethics, crime )

- 891 days ago -
"All their interests and facilities in Iraq and the region will be targeted by our militants if the United States insists on attacking Syria," a spokesman for the Iraqi militia group al-Nujaba'a told Reuters by telephone, without giving details.
Horror of North Korean Prison Camps Exposed at UN Panel Hearing
World  (tags: North Korea, torture, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UnitedNations, humanrights, government, freedoms, news )

- 901 days ago -
Public executions and torture are daily occurrences in North Korea's prisons, according to dramatic testimony from former inmates at a UN Commission of Inquiry that opened in South Korea's capital on Tuesday.
OP-ED: UN Should Protect Rights Defenders From Attacks and Reprisals
World  (tags: world, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, news, politics )

- 914 days ago -
The UN must address a disturbing global increase in reprisals against human rights defenders who campaign for corporate accountability.
North Korea Expanding Yongbyon Nuclear Complex, U.S. Institute Says
World  (tags: North Korea, US, world, government, nuclear program, violence, asia, corruption, ethics, politics, news, UnitedNations )

- 915 days ago -
A U.S. institute tracking North Korea's nuclear weapons program says recent satellite photos show Pyongyang is doubling the size of its uranium enrichment plant, jibing with the country's announced plans to expand technology that can be used both to...
Scandal: Genocidal Sudan Chaired UN Human Rights Session
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, israel, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, Sudan, UnitedNations, violence )

- 920 days ago -
Despite its leader being indicted for racist genocide, Sudan over the past week chaired meetings of a top UN body that oversees human rights commissions.

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