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U.N. fears IS attempting genocide on Yazidis
Reuters India - 8 Hours ago
4:50am IST UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The campaign of Islamic State militants against Iraq's Yazidi minority may be attempted genocide, U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for human rights Ivan Simonovic
Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': UN Times of India
UN: Onslaught on Yazidis may amount to genocide Jerusalem Post
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Islamic State onslaught on Yazidis may be attempted genocide - U.N.
TheStar.com.my - 7 Hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The campaign of Islamic State militants against Iraq's Yazidi minority may be attempted genocide, U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for human rights Ivan Simonovic said on Tuesday.
Islamic State onslaught on Yazidis may be attempted genocide: U.N. GlobalPost
Islamic State onslaught on Yazidis may be attempted genocide: UN Asiaone
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Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide'
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 6 Hours ago
Iraq's Yazidi minority is facing what may amount to an "attempted genocide" at the hands of Islamist fighters, a senior UN rights official said Tuesday after visiting northern Iraq.
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Thailand: UN Body Requires Rights Commitment
Intellasia.net - 6 Hours ago
Thailand’s credibility as a potential member of the United Nations Human Rights Council depends on the government’s addressing urgent human rights concerns at home, Human Rights Watch said in a letter
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Middle East Updates / UN: Assault on Yazidis may be genocide attempt
Haaretz - 7 Hours ago
FBI: Three U.S. girls may have tried to join Islamic State. Haaretz's latest Middle East analyses and opinions: (Amos Harel), (Jack Khoury) SUBSCRIBE TO HAARETZ See Tuesday's Latest updates: 2:37 A.M.
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Further humanitarian assistance to Iraq and Syria
Noodls - 7 Hours ago
Today I announce that Australia will provide an additional $15 million for life-saving assistance to people in Iraq and Syria affected by the ongoing violence perpetrated by terrorists. An estimated
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UN: Attacks on Iraq's Yazidis may constitute attempted genocide
Deutsche Welle - 7 Hours ago
The campaign against the Yazidis by the "Islamic State" (IS) could constitute attempted genocide, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said on Tuesday. "The evidence strongly
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An opposition activist in southern Russia who decorated his car with a sticker reading
St. Petersburg Times Russia - 7 Hours ago
By The St. Petersburg Times Published: October 22, 2014 (Issue # 1834) Viktor Chirikov decorated his car with a sticker reading "Putin, get out!" Photo: Pavel Chikov / Twitter An opposition
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Let 10,000 Syrian refugees settle in Canada, humanitarian groups say
Toronto Star Online - 7 Hours ago
Humanitarian groups ask Canadian government to immediately allow 10,000 Syrian refugees to settle here Humanitarian groups want Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to immediately let 10,000 Syrian
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‘They are crimes against humanity’
Daily Telegraph Australia - 8 Hours ago
Talking tough ... Andrew Wilkie says the Government is pandering to racism, xenophobia and selfishness instead of acting like leaders. Source: News Corp Australia ANDREW WILKIE has written to the International
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India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council
Deepika Global - 6 Hours ago
United Nations: India today got reelected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 201517. India is currently a member of the 47nation UN Human Rights Council and its term will end on December
India wins re-election to United Nations Human Rights Council World News Report
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XINHUA - UN aid chief warns of gravity of humanitarian crisis in Syria
Namibia Press Agency - 8 Hours ago
UN aid chief warns of gravity of humanitarian crisis in Syria Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The UN under-secretary- general for humanitarian affairs, Valerie
UN aid chief warns of gravity of humanitarian crisis in Syria Global Times
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Germany increases humanitarian aid to Iraq
Global Times - 7 Hours ago
Germany has pledged a further 20 million euros (about $25.5 million) in humanitarian aid to Iraq, said the German Foreign Ministry in a statement on Tuesday. The additional funds are immediately available
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15 new members elected to UN Human Rights Council
Global Times - 7 Hours ago
The UN General Assembly on Tuesday elected 15 member states, including Albania, Bolivia, India, Ghana, Nigeria and Portugal, to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term of office beginning Jan.
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Germany raises humanitarian aid to Iraq
Yahoo! India - 6 Hours ago
By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 6 minutes ago Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany has pledged a further 20 million euros (about 25.5 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq, the foreign
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XINHUA - Germany increases humanitarian aid to Iraq
Namibia Press Agency - 6 Hours ago
Germany increases humanitarian aid to Iraq Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. BERLIN, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Germany has pledged a further 20 million euros (about 25.5 million U.S. dollars) in humanitarian
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U.N. condemns top human rights official's expulsion from Congo
GlobalPost - 6 Hours ago
Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads. By Mirjam Donath UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned the expulsion of the top
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Qatar wins UN Human Rights Council membership
Qatar Peninsula - 6 Hours ago
New York: Qatar yesterday won the membership of the Human Rights Council for a three-year period from 2015-2017. Qatar won the vote in the UN General Assembly in New York backed by 142 countries as
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US Assistant State Secretary for Human Rights to Visit S. Korea Next Week
Korea Broadcasting System - 6 Hours ago
A U.S. State Department official that handles human rights issues will visit South Korea next week to discuss ways to boost efforts toward improving human rights conditions in North Korea.   The department
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Human Rights Defender Abdallah Abu Rahmah Found Guilty
Scoop - 6 Hours ago
by Military Court H Human Rights Defender Abdallah Abu Rahma was found guilty by an Israeli military court of “disturbing a soldier”. “Demonstrating against the occupation cannot be a criminal offence.
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U.N. Cites ISIS Genocide Threat
New York Times - 6 Hours ago
A senior United Nations official said on Tuesday that the Islamic State had threatened to exterminate minority Yazidis in Iraq by killing them if they refused to convert to Islam.
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Human Rights and Terrorism
Daily Newswatch - 6 Hours ago
Terrorism strikes at the very heart of everything the United Nations stands for. It is a global threat to democracy, the rule of law, human rights and stability, and therefore requires a global response.’
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Staggering failure to deal with foreign criminals laid bare: They stroll into UK
Capital Bay - 7 Hours ago
Findings revealed today in report by Westminster's National Audit Office Number of foreign prisoners has gone up by 4 per cent to 10,649 One in six abscond after leaving, despite ten-fold increase in
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UN Official Warns of Possible Genocide Against Iraqi Yazidis
VOA News - 7 Hours ago
UNITED NATIONS— A senior U.N. human rights official warned Tuesday that Islamic State militants in Iraq may be trying to wipe out minority Yazidis. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan
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Cuban Ambassador in Iran visited the NAM Centre for Human Rights and Cultural Diversity
Cubaminrex - 7 Hours ago
. Ambassador of Cuba, Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada, visited the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Centre for Human Rights and Cultural Diversity, invited by its director, Mr. Seyed Mohammad Hassaní. The Cuban
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