U.N. Torture Expert Urges Ecuador Not To Expel Assange From Embassy

By Staff, Reuters.com -

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations torture investigator called on Ecuador on Friday not to expel Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from its London embassy, voicing concern that he could be [...]

Rights Groups Urge UN To Protect Palestinians On ‘Great March’ Protest Anniversary

By Staff, Middleeasteye.net -

Almost 20 Palestinian rights groups – both regional and international – urged the United Nations to protect Gazans who participate in the anniversary of the “Great March of Return” protests this [...]

The Conflict Of Our Time: U.S. Imperialism Vs The Rule Of Law

By Nicolas J S Davies, Worldbeyondwar.org -

The world faces many overlapping crises: regional political crises from Kashmir to Venezuela; brutal wars that rage on in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia; and the existential dangers of [...]

UN Investigators Call For Arrests Over Gaza War Crimes

By Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronicintifada.net -

Israeli forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity by using lethal military force against unarmed protesters in Gaza, a United Nations independent commission of inquiry has [...]

Code Talking: UN Security Council On War And Peace In DR Congo

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Most UN Security Council (UNSC) meetings are so stuffy that they’re hard to watch without wishing someone would open a window, turn on the ventilator, or take the august ambassadors off life [...]

From COP 24: Dire Climate Warning – ‘Our Greatest Threat In Thousands Of Years’

By Nick Visser, Huffingtonpost.com -

David Attenborough, the famed naturalist and conservation advocate, issued a dire warning for the world during a speech at the United Nations’ annual climate summit on Monday: Act now, or the [...]

UN Votes Overwhelmingly To Condemn US Embargo On Cuba

The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly backed a resolution condemning the US economic embargo on Cuba after rejecting proposed US amendments criticising the communist nation on [...]

Peasants’ Rights Declaration Presented Before The UN General Assembly

By Staff, Viacampesina.org -

New York – October 26, 2018 – The “UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas” was presented in the UN headquarters to the Third Committee of the General [...]

Anniversary Of Gaddafi’s Death And The Current Situation In Libya

By Yuriy Zinin, Journal-neo.org -

The seventh anniversary of the killing of the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on October 20, 2011 provides us with an opportunity to reassess those dramatic events which caused a major step [...]

UN Vote On Palestine A Humiliating Defeat For US & its Envoy

By Thalif Deen, Ipsnews.net -

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 2018 (IPS) - Nikky Haley, the vociferously anti-Palestine US Ambassador to the United Nations, warned member states last year she will “take down names” of those who vote [...]

End Of Hegemony: UN Must Reflect Changing World Order

By Ramzy Baroud, Towardfreedom.org -

There is a rational explanation of why India and Brazil, two countries with vast populations and large and growing economies, are not permanent members of the United Nations Security Council [...]

IPCC Report: Urgent Changes Required To Limit Climate Catastrophe

By Jonathan Watts, The Guardian. -

The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the [...]

UN Court Issues Interim Order To US To Lift Some Iran Sanctions

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

The United Nations' top court has issued an interim order to the United States to lift sanctions linked to humanitarian goods and civil aviation imposed against Iran - a move welcomed by Tehran. [...]

End Of Hegemony: UN Must Reflect Changing World Order

By Ramzy Baroud, Towardfreedom.org -

There is a rational explanation of why India and Brazil, two countries with vast populations and large and growing economies, are not permanent members of the United Nations Security Council [...]

The UN Just Ordered Trump To Ease Sanctions On Iran

By Jessica Corbett, Mintpressnews.com -

“The U.S. of course will disregard the ruling,” says Trita Parsi, “but Iran’s aim likely was to establish that it is the U.S., and not Iran, that is the rogue nation now.” The United Nations’ [...]