Tag Archives: United Nations

28 June 16

Eritreans Protests in Geneva Over Human Rights Abuses

Thousands of Eritreans have gathered in Geneva to protest against human rights violations committed by the regime in their home country.

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03 June 16

Sudan to Participate in UN Meeting on ICC

Sudan will participate in a UN meeting where the African Union (AU) committee will explain its position against the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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11 May 16

UN: El Niño Not One-Off Event, Action Needed

The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has warned the international community that more is needed to avert humanitarian crises due from future El Niño weather shifts.

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20 April 16

UN: ‘Shocking’ Rise in Burundi Torture Cases

The United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has voiced concern over the “shocking” rise of torture cases in Burundi this year.

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12 April 16

Burundi Resists UN Deployment of Police and Military Monitors

Burundi is starting to resist the deployment of UN police and military monitors into the country, a matter of weeks after agreeing to the resolution.

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24 March 16

Rwanda, Burundi Hit Back at US ‘Power Grab’ Claims

Rwanda and Burundi have hit back at recent comments made by US Ambassador Samantha Power about the political climate in various African nations.

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