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Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands
Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands
Britain is bracing for a crushing defeat at the United Nations on Wednesday when the General Assembly is expected to adopt a measure demanding that...
Haley: US 'will be taking names' during UN vote on Jerusalem
Haley: US 'will be taking names' during UN vote on Jerusalem
US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday warned countries that she will report back to President Donald Trump with the names of those who support a...
Not all rape is the same
Not all rape is the same
In 2005 I spoke to a traumatised filmmaker who had returned from the Democratic Republic of Congo where he interviewed a 19-year-old woman who 18...
We condemn all forms of rape
We condemn all forms of rape
A couple weeks ago, the United States delegation circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations General Assembly calling for the elimination...
UN calls for moratorium on death penalty
UN calls for moratorium on death penalty
The United Nations General Assembly passed a non-binding resolution on Tuesday calling for a moratorium on the death penalty, overcoming protests...
Libya, Vietnam, Burkina Faso elected to UN council
Libya, Vietnam, Burkina Faso elected to UN council
Libya, Vietnam and Burkina Faso were on Tuesday elected to non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council for the years 2008/09.
Zim, Iran seek 'coalition for peace'
Zim, Iran seek 'coalition for peace'
The leaders of Zimbabwe and Iran are looking to form a self-styled "coalition for peace" after receiving a joint tongue-lashing from United States...
UN envoy meets Burma junta chief, Suu Kyi
UN envoy meets Burma junta chief, Suu Kyi
United Nations envoy Ibrahim Gambari met Burma junta chief Than Shwe and detained opposition Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday at the end of four-day...
Rwanda joins push for moratorium on executions
Rwanda joins push for moratorium on executions
Rwanda joined other countries on Friday in appealing for a global moratorium on executions, saying that if its government could abolish the death...
Mugabe slams 'Almighty Bush' over human rights
Mugabe slams 'Almighty Bush' over human rights
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe accused United States President George Bush of "rank hypocrisy" on Wednesday for lecturing him on human rights,...
Tutu calls for global death-penalty ban
Tutu calls for global death-penalty ban
The death penalty is a violation of fundamental human rights, and it should be abolished around the world, Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote in a...
SA responds to US in UN rape resolution row
SA responds to US in UN rape resolution row
South African diplomats have expressed shock at strong United States government criticism of the country's stance over a United Nations resolution,...

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