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UN chief hears of ‘unimaginable’ atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

UN chief hears of ‘unimaginable’ atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he heard “unimaginable” accounts of atrocities during a visit Monday to vast camps in Bangladesh that are home to a million Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar.United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived for his visit accompanied by the head of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim. ─ AFP Guterres […]

UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

GENEVA;The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for a major investigation into abuses in occupied Kashmir, as his office released its first-ever report on alleged violations in the disputed territory. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said he would urge the Human Rights Council, which opens a new session next week, “to consider establishing a Commission […]

UN scrambles to avert ‘fierce bloody battle’ for Yemen port

UN scrambles to avert ‘fierce bloody battle’ for Yemen port

UNITED NATIONS ;The United Nations mobilized Monday to avert a “fierce, bloody battle” for a key port in Yemen that provides a lifeline for food, medicine and other vital supplies. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with Yemen s foreign minister at UN headquarters in New York amid warnings that an attack on rebel-held Hodeida was imminent. […]

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

GENEVA (AFP) – More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the UN said Monday. “We are seeing a massive displacement inside Syria… From January to April, there were over 920,000 newly displaced people,” Panos Moumtzis, the UN regional humanitarian coordinator […]

UN council asks Myanmar to cooperate with UN investigators

UN council asks Myanmar to cooperate with UN investigators

The UN Security Council is asking Myanmar’s government to cooperate with UN experts to investigate allegations of atrocities against the Rohingya, according to a letter seen by AFP on Tuesday.At least 700,000 Muslim Rohingya have been driven out of Myanmar since an army operation was launched in Rakhine state in August. Britain, France, the United […]

UN express outrage over killing of Palestinian nurse in Gaza

UN express outrage over killing of Palestinian nurse in Gaza

UNITED NATIONS (APP) – United Nations officials have expressed their outrage over Friday’s killing by Israeli security forces of a 21-year-old Palestinian medic who was helping the injured along the Gaza border. “Healthcare workers must be allowed to perform their duties without fear of death or injury,” the UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Jamie McGoldrick, said in […]

US will veto UN draft on protecting Palestinians

US will veto UN draft on protecting Palestinians

The United States will “unquestionably veto” a UN draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said on the eve of a Security Council vote on Friday.Haley described the text put forward by Kuwait on behalf of Arab countries as a “grossly one-sided approach that […]

Demo Staged Outside UN To Show Solidarity With Palestinians

Demo Staged Outside UN To Show Solidarity With Palestinians

Hundreds of people held a peaceful demonstration outside the United Nations office in Geneva in solidarity with Palestinians who suffered Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip.The demonstration was organized by non-governmental organizations International Alliance for Human Rights and Development and Association des Victimes de Torture en Tunisie and supported by more than 20 nonprofits including […]

UN Security Council to press for Rohingya solution: envoy

UN Security Council to press for Rohingya solution: envoy

The UN Security Council will press Myanmar to ensure that Rohingya who fled the country can return home in safety and freedom, an envoy said Monday after UN diplomats ended a tour of Bangladesh’s refugee camps. “This is a humanitarian crisis and a human rights issue,” Kuwait’s ambassador to the UN, Mansour al-Otaibi, told reporters […]

Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s army and ethnic insurgents in the country’s remote north, a United Nations official said, as a long-simmering conflict intensifies. More than 4,000 people have been displaced in the country’s northernmost state of Kachin near the border with China in the last three weeks, Mark Cutts, head […]

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The UN Secretary General has said that the recent killing of civilians by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir needs to be investigated. “Civilians have to be protected wherever […]

Kashmir Committee will present a Memorandum to the Resident Representative of the United Nations (UN) on 5th February

Kashmir Committee will present a Memorandum to the Resident Representative of the United Nations (UN) on 5th February

  By; Asghar Ali Mubarak : February, 2, 2018 Islamabad, Members of the Special Committee on Kashmir will present a Memorandum to the Resident Representative of the United Nations (UN) on Monday, the 5th February, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Serena Business Complex, Serena Hotel Islamabad.  

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