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Bangladesh condemns Myanmar forces brutal crackdown on Rohingya

Bangladesh condemns Myanmar forces brutal crackdown on Rohingya

Foreign ministry of Bangladesh released an statement called on the international community on Monday to address Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority. Foreign minister said tens of thousands of whom have fled in recent months to Bangladesh from its mainly Buddhist neighbor. While speaking with Yanghee Lee, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human […]

February 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
UN envoy warns Aleppo risks becoming one giant graveyard

UN envoy warns Aleppo risks becoming one giant graveyard

A top UN envoy on Wednesday pleaded with the Security Council to help break the siege of Aleppo, warning that residents of the Syrian city were at risk of extermination. “For the sake of humanity we call on – we plead — with the parties and those with influence to do everything in their power […]

November 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Aid to 1,000 Gaza families suspended after Israel cement ban- UN

Aid to 1,000 Gaza families suspended after Israel cement ban- UN

Apr 28, – Israel suspended the imports of cement to Gaza early this month after some of the supplies were allegedly diverted. Reconstruction aid to over 1,000 families in Gaza has been suspended due to a lack of materials, the United Nations said Friday, after Israel banned the private import of cement over corruption claims. […]

April 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
More than 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year- UN

More than 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year- UN

Nov 16, – Lanzer, who became the UN envoy to central Africa’s restive Sahel region in July, said the targeted schools were in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, the four countries most affected by the extremist uprising. Boko Haram Islamists have destroyed an estimated 1,100 schools this year in their stronghold region surrounding Lake Chad, […]

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