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UAE, Bahrain pan Israel’s ‘storming’ of Al-Aqsa, amid international condemnation

The international community, including Israel’s Arab allies, condemned the Jewish state Saturday for the violence in Jerusalem a day earlier that saw 200 Palestinians and 17 Israeli police officers wounded, as well as for pending evictions of Palestinians in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. The United Arab Emirates, which normalized relations with Israel last year […]

Bolivia Proposes To The UN To Urgently Convene An Earth Assembly

Create an organism of water for life. During the Reunion with Mother Earth: Global reflections for the defense of Pachamama, the Plurinational State of Bolivia assumed the commitment to lead, in coordination with all the peoples of the South, a global action in this matter and requested the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), António […]

Syrian government, rebels get first COVID vaccine delivery under UN scheme

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‘New understanding’ emerging in nuclear talks, Iran says, but disputes remain

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Ethiopians head home after Yemen migrant life becomes untenable

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Don’t be scared of Biden’s commitment to Palestinian refugees

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Lebanon extends area claimed in border dispute with Israel

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U.S. to restore about $150 million in aid to Palestinians, sources say

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Mideast Quartet urges ‘meaningful’ dialogue to reach two-state solution

AFP — The four members of the so-called Middle East quartet discussed the resumption of “meaningful negotiations” to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in their first meeting since US President Joe Biden took office. The body, which comprises the US, Russia, the EU and the UN, met virtually on Tuesday, a UN statement said. “The Envoys… […]

Demolition Of Palestinian Houses Continues

 New report from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Palestinian Territories (OCHA). The report published on March 16 revealed that the monthly average of demolition of Palestinian houses by the occupying Israeli authorities has increased by 65% in 2021 as compared to 2020. In the month of February alone, […]

Yemeni minister unharmed after explosion targets his convoy

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Antisemitism is ‘Global Problem,’ Says UN Official in Virtual Conference on Fighting Anti-Jewish Hatred

UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Moratinos. Photo: Screenshot A leading United Nations official called for greater international recognition of antisemitism and more focus on the role of social media in the spread of online hate, during a virtual conference hosted Monday. “The majority of anti-Semitic attacks have taken place in Europe or […]

Migrants demand international probe into deadly Yemen fire

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China, Iran, And North Korea Seek Support At The UN Against Unilateral Force

By Michelle Nichols, Reuters. March 13, 2021 Above photo: The United Nations logo is seen at the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. Lucas Jackson/Reuters. New York City – China, Russia, North Korea, Iran and others are seeking support for a coalition to defend the […]

U.S. joins West in rare criticism of Egypt on human rights abuses

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The Next Neocolonial Gold Rush?

Above photo: Eurofruit. African food systems are the ‘new oil,’ UN documents say. Planning documents for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit shed new light on the agenda behind the controversial food summit that hundreds of farmers’ and human rights groups are boycotting. The groups say agribusiness interests and elite foundations are dominating the process to push […]

Vegans for BDS say no to PlantX expansion in Israel

Editor’s Note: The following open letter was issued on February 9, 2021 by Vegans for BDS. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. We are Vegans for BDS, a group of Palestinian and North American vegans and environmentalists. As advocates for our plant, animal, and human rights, […]

U.S. aims to return to Human Rights Council, shield Israel from ‘disproportionate focus’

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Iran has started enriching uranium up to 20 percent purity, UN watchdog says

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Italian ambassador among 3 killed in attack on UN convoy in Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Italian ambassador to Congo, an Italian carabineri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a UN convoy in an area that is home to myriad rebel groups, the Foreign Ministry and local people said. The ambush occurred as the convoy was traveling from Goma, […]

U.N. Chief Guterres Warns ‘White Supremacy’ Is a ‘Transnational Threat,’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday the combination of “white supremacy” and neo-Nazi movements makes for a “transnational threat” through their manipulation of the responses to the global coronavirus pandemic. Reuters reports Guterres, a former Socialist Party prime minister in his native Portugal, used an address to the U.N. Human Rights Council to call for […]

Hillel Neuer ‘not surprised’ by Biden’s return to UNHRC, but sees chance to hold abusers to account

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Hillel Neuer ‘not surprised’ by Biden’s return to UNHRC, but sees chance to hold abusers to account February 18, 2021 by   Read on for article Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch—a Swiss-based NGO that monitors the actions of the United Nations—has drawn praise for his fearless […]

UN Expert Details Crushing Human Toll Of US Sanctions On Venezuela

 Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Alena Douhan, UN special rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, about her recent trip to Venezuela. In her first interview since the publication of the preliminary findings of her mission to Venezuela, Professor Douhan discusses her main […]

UN Special Rapporteur Urges US To Lift The Blockade Against Venezuela

Above photo: Alena Douhan, UN Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures. AFP. NOTE: Sign the petition calling on the Biden administration to end the economic war at SanctionsKill.org/petition. And join us on Saturday, February 27 at 4:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Pacific for a training on the new Sanctions Kill toolkit. Click […]

Brazil says ‘no’ to great reset: ‘Totalitarian social control is not the remedy for any crisis’

[embedded content] Brazil’s minister of foreign affairs says “no” to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) proposed “great reset” agenda, telling the United Nations (UN) special session on COVID-19 that “totalitarian social control is not the remedy for any crisis.” “Those who dislike freedom always try to benefit from moments of crisis to preach the curtailing […]

US moves to rejoin UN rights council, in move likely to irk Israel advocates

The Biden administration is set to announce this week that it will reengage with the much-maligned UN Human Rights Council that former US president Donald Trump withdrew from almost three years ago, US officials said Sunday. The decision reverses another Trump-era move away from multilateral organizations and agreements. US officials say Secretary of State Antony […]

The Treaty To Ban The Bomb Takes Effect

Above photo: The Golden Rule sails in the waters off Diamond Head last August. Fifty-one nations have now ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Will the United States sign? Three and a half years ago, on July 7, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly approved the language of this treaty by a […]

UN disarmament talks begin in bad blood as Iran, Turkey block rivals’ participation

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The Jewish supremacist state (A comment on B’Tselem’s ‘apartheid regime’ designation for Israel)

During the past two decades, many respected individuals and organizations designated the regime Israel has established in the occupied Palestinian territory—the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza—as a form of apartheid.  A small subset of these individuals and organizations designated the regime Israel presided over in the whole of “historic Palestine”—i.e., from the Jordan […]

Report: Executive at United Nations Refugee Agency to Join Biden National Security Council

An executive with the United Nations (UN) Refugee Agency, which lobbies nations to accept mass migration, is expected to join President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. Katie Tobin, external relations officer for the UN Refugee Agency, is reportedly likely to get a spot on Biden’s National Security Council overseeing transborder security. Tobin’s appointment would be one of […]

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