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How Governments Still Allow Violence Against Children

World Vision believes that it takes each and every one of us to end violence against children. By Tamara Tutnjevic GormanNEW YORK, Jul 16 2019 – Despite what you might have ...

Crime Against Humanity and Individual Guilt

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jul 16 2019 – On 8 July, Bosco Ntaganda was by the International Criminal Court (ICC) found guilty of crimes against humanity. The 41-year-old ...

U.N.’s Islamic State Probe Unit Kicks into Gear

Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, Special Adviser and Head of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant ...

Spirit of Olympics & UN’s Development Agenda

By Ambassador A. L. A. AzeezGENEVA, Jul 16 2019 – As I reflect on the varied views and perspectives that emerged during the Human Rights Council’s Social Forum 2018— ...

Facebook and Friends Threaten to Libralize the World

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 16 2019 – On 17 June, a Facebook white paper proposed a new global digital currency it plans to launch in ...

Africa on Track Towards Information Black Hole

Alaa Salah, a 22-year-old Sudanese student became the symbol of the peaceful ouster of dictator Omar al-Bashir. Courtesy: CC by 2.0/Street Art/ Shoreditch By Miriam GathigahNAIROBI, ...

Rwanda Prepares the Foundations for Climate-Resilient Cities

Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, is the country’s largest city. However, the country hopes to soon implement the first stage of a new dynamic plan for the development of six climate-resilient ...

Women Are Pivotal in the War on Terror

The UN Secretary General meeting with women’s groups in Nairobi on 10 July 2019. Photo: @UN By Ambassador Amina MohamedNAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 2019 – On 10 July 2019 I was ...

A Relentless Battle Against Poverty & Hunger in World’s Most Populous Region

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jul 15 2019 – The world’s two most populous nations-– China and India—have been making steady progress in eradicating extreme poverty, but ...

Pompeo’s New “Human Rights” Commission Is Up To No Good

By Jamil Dakwar and Sonia GillNEW YORK, Jul 15 2019 – The Trump administration appears to be trying to find moral footing for the president’s discriminatory policies. Last ...
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