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The UN’s top official in Yemen has warned of a “dramatic” deterioration in the country’s ongoing conflict, telling the Security Council on Tuesday that fighting has expanded on several fronts amid the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.  more
Myanmar: UN rights office ‘deeply disturbed’ over intensifying violence against protesters

The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday it is “deeply disturbed” that the crackdown on peaceful protesters in Myanmar “continues to intensify”, with a s ...

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USA: Rights experts call for reforms to end police brutality, systemic racism

Independent UN human rights experts appealed on Friday for the new United States Government to adopt wide ranging reforms to end police violence and address systemic racism and racial dis ...

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COVID-19: WHO and European Medicines Agency to meet on AstraZeneca vaccine

Health officials from the UN and the European Union will meet this week on the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after several more countries suspended its use, the head of the World Health Or ...

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Allies of South Sudan militias must be held accountable: UN human rights report

Military and political officials in South Sudan supporting community-based militias in the Greater Jonglei region, must be held accountable for violence that killed more than 700 people o ...

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‘Guarantee due process’, says UN chief, following Bolivia opposition arrests

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has recalled the importance of upholding due process in all legal proceedings, a day after the arrest of the former interim president of Boliv ...

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Myanmar crisis: UN chief 'appalled' by escalating violence with dozens reported killed over weekend

The UN chief on Monday issued a statement saying he was "appalled" by the reported killing over the weekend of dozens of protesters calling for the restoration of democracy, at ...

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UN chief calls for ‘unconditional release’ of abducted students in Nigeria

The UN chief on Friday, has strongly condemned the latest mass kidnapping of students in Nigeria, in the country’s northwestern region.

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