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Philippines drugs war: UN votes to investigate killings

Philippines drugs war: UN votes to investigate killings

BBC - 2019-07-12 00:03
The UN's top human rights body votes to examine reports of extrajudicial killings in the country. ...
Philippines drugs war: UN votes to investigate killings - BBC

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology - europeansting.com

Europeansting - 2019-07-15 17:04

PNP: No comment on UN resolution to probe human rights situation in the Philippines

Yahoo - 2019-07-14 06:26

Iran sends top diplomat to UN summit as Persian Gulf tensions mount

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 17:46
Pompeo: We are building a global coalition to simply do what every nation should be permitted ...

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires | UN News

UN - 2019-07-13 12:59

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ | UN News

UN - 2019-07-13 12:59

US Senate votes to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Thedefensepost - 2019-07-12 23:31

Turkey: Top election body to investigate over 41,000 voters – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-10 19:48

Masrour Barzani sworn in as new prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 13:16
Kurdistan parliament approves nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Parliament of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region convened on Wednesday. Masrour Barzani received 88 votes to become the new prime minister of the K ...

UN special envoy in Damascus for Constitutional Committee

ANF - 2019-07-10 09:24
UN special envoy for Syria, Geir Pederson, arrived in Damascus Tuesday to try and secure a constitutional committee to revive a peace process which never really was. ...

PUK to Finalize List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Today

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting today (6th July) during which the party is expected to finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government ( ...

Amed to march for peace on 8 July

ANF - 2019-07-05 10:32
The HDP Youth Assembly called on people to join the march organised in Amed with the slogan: "No to War, Yes to a solution through Democratic Politics". ...

Venezuela's rulers accused by UN of death squads and policy of fear

BBC - 2019-07-05 00:01
Extrajudicial killings and the planting of evidence are used to remove opponents, a report alleges. ...

Rojava Conference at the UN human rights session in Geneva

ANF - 2019-06-28 09:05
During the 41st UN Human Rights Council Sessions, a fringe meeting was organised by the Geneva Center for Kurdish Human Rights on the latest situation in Northern Syria. ...

Panel at UN to discuss human rights in Northern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-27 10:23
A panel called: "Human Rights in Northern Syria" is scheduled for today at the UN building in Geneva as part of the fringe meetings to the UN Human Rights Council Session. ...

Iraq, Iran Seek Kurdistan's Help to Find Victims of the Eight-year War

BAS News - 2019-06-25 02:17
ERBIL - Iran and Iraq are seeking the Kurdistan Region's assistance in finding the bodies of the victims of the Eight-year War between the two countries which occurred in the 1980s, an official said. Officials from the Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Mart ...

Number of US oil rigs rises by 1 to 789

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. increased by 1 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 789 for the week ending June 21, from 78 ...

Oil rig count in US falls by 1 to 788 this week

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 1 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 788 for the week ending June 14, from 78 ...

Human Rights Association sent cards to women prisoners

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
Women from the Human Rights Association sent cards to prisoners who are recovering from the hunger strike resistance. ...

UN seeks to verify reports of gang-rape by Sudan militias

Gulan Media - 2019-06-13 23:55

Die Linke MPs called on German government to "protect Rojava"

ANF - 2019-06-13 11:49
The attempts by the United States to create a “no fly zone” in Rojava and getting Germany Tornado planes to join it have been debated in the German public for some time. ...