Global Appeal For Peace; People Of The World Unite

By Popular Resistance -

This is a new initiative to create a worldwide network of people and organizations that will work together to oppose the lawless actions of the United States: interference in the politics of [...]

People’s Mobilization To Stop The US War Machine

By Popular Resistance. -

The US War Machine must be stopped, and only we can stop it. That's why we are organizing the People's Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine, a series of actions in New York City from September [...]

Environmental Damage Is A War Crime, Scientists Say

By Jordan Davidson, Ecowatch.com -

Two dozen prominent scientists from around the world have asked the UN to make environmental damage in conflict zones a war crime. The scientists published their open letter in the [...]

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister On The ‘Failed’ Coup And Building A New Non-Aligned Movement

By Anya Parampil, Thegrayzone.com -

Just hours after returning from meetings at the United Nations in New York, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza sat down for a one-on-one interview with The Grayzone’s Anya Parampil. The [...]

UN High Commissioner On Human Rights Calls For Action To Avoid Climate Apartheid

By Staff, Ohchr.org -

We are deeply alarmed by the imposition of the death penalty on 30 people by the Specialised First Instance Criminal Court of the de facto authorities in Sana’a. The 30 men – most of whom are [...]

Not In My Name: Academics Publicly Attacking Un Torture Rapporteur

By Staff, Contraspin.co.nz -

I am a survivor of rape, gang rape and the abusive police process I was subjected to when I reported it and I am fed up with watching sexual violence being used as a cover for political attacks [...]

‘Weaponizing Human Rights’: UN Chief Bachelet’s Venezuela Report Follows US Regime Change Script

By Anya Parampil, Thegrayzone.com -

When United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet traveled to Venezuela earlier this year, she met with an array of citizens who lost family members to right-wing violence [...]

Venezuela Urges UN To Intervene Against US Sanctions

By Staff, Thequint.com -

Caracas, July 6 (IANS) The Venezuelan government has urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to intervene against the US trade and financial sanctions which are [...]

Unilateral Sanctions And International Law

By Alfred de Zayas, Human Rights Corner -

The world order established by the UN Charter takes precedence over other international and regional treaties and imposes positive and negative obligations on member states, including the United [...]

US Sanctions On Venezuela Illegal Under UN, OAS And US Law

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The application of unilateral economic sanctions is an explicit violation of international law protected under the United Nation’s (U.N.) and Organization of American States’s (OAS) charters, [...]

Peace Prevails In Nicaragua

By Jorge Capelan, Tortillaconsal.com -

June 14, Nicaragua was elected member of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). This honor was probably based on Nicaragua’s development and poverty reduction over the [...]

US Sanctions In Venezuela: Help, Hindrance, Or Violation Of Human Rights?

By Tanya L. Zakrison and Carles Muntaner, The Lancet. -

The impact of the US sanctions on the Venezuelan population cannot be overstated. More than 300 000 Venezuelans are at risk due to a lack of lifesaving medications and treatment. An estimated [...]

UN Recognizes Venezuela Among Top Nations For Right To Housing

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The United Nations has recognized Venezuela as one of the top countries for guaranteeing people’s right to housing at the first UN-Habitat Assembly taking place in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi. [...]

UN Torture Report: ‘Demonized’ Assange Has Faced ‘Psychological Torture’

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

The UN special rapporteur on torture has issued a stinging rebuke to the United States, Great Britain, Sweden and Ecuador for “deliberately” exposing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to years of [...]

Assange Suffering ‘Psychological Torture’: UN Expert

By Staff, Timeslive.co.za -

Julian Assange has been subjected to drawn-out "psychological torture", a UN rights expert said on Friday, accusing the United States, Britain, Ecuador and Sweden of "collective persecution" of [...]