UN rights wing ‘appalled’ ...

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New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): Expressing deep shock at a mass execution of 38 men at a prison in the Iraqi city of Nassiriya, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has called on the country to establish an immediate moratorium and carry out an urgent and comprehensive review of its criminal justice system.

Protection, well-being of uprooted children must be central to ne...

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): Some 50 million children are on the move worldwide, and if countries follow best practices to ensure their safety and well-being, 2018 could be a landmark year for migrant children the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday.

At least two killed as quake strikes Indonesia

Jakarta, Dec 16 (IBNS): At least two people were reported dead after a strong earthquake struck Indonesia late Friday, reports said.

UN rights office urges El Salvador to reform 'draconian' abortion...



New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights wing has called on the Latin American nation, El Salvador, to immediately halt the application of a law that unduly penalizes women for abortion-related offenses and to review all cases to ensure their compliance with international human rights standards.
 

‘American Dream’ quickly becoming an ‘illusion,’ says UN ...



New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The number of Americans living in poverty and the already high income inequality could worsen further in the days to come, making the United States the most unequal society in the world, the United Nations expert on extreme poverty and human rights warned Friday.
 

Hostilities flare on Yemen’s west coast, sparking new displacem...



New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): As hostilities intensify in frontline areas on Yemen’s west coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday that it is bracing for further displacement and a spike in humanitarian needs.

Children are the face of conflict-fuelled humanitarian tragedy in...



New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that “anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse.”

Security Council holds ministerial-level meeting on 'threats pose...

 

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council will on Friday hold a ministerial-level meeting on the threat and challenges posed by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to international peace and security.

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