UN Calls Gulf States Demand That Qatar Shutter Al Jazeera An ‘Unacceptable Attack’ On Free Speech

Geneva (AFP) – The UN voiced outrage Friday at the demand from Gulf countries that Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera shut down, describing it as “an unacceptable attack on the right to freedom of expression and opinion.” Continue reading “UN Calls Gulf States Demand That Qatar Shutter Al Jazeera An ‘Unacceptable Attack’ On Free Speech”

Advertisements

UN Leashed

The UN has long been derided as little more than a talking shop. But that is not down to the UN itself, but rather, the powerful nations that seek to use it as a tool, argues Xiaochen Su. Continue reading “UN Leashed”

Somaliland Requests That The UN Recognizes Somaliland’s Territorial Waters

Hargeisa, Somaliland, February 13, 2017 – In a letter to the UN Secretary-General signed by President Sillanyo on Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Government of Somaliland asserts its sovereign rights under international law and announces a new 24-nautical mile Contiguous Zone in addition to the 12-mile Territorial Sea and a 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Continue reading “Somaliland Requests That The UN Recognizes Somaliland’s Territorial Waters”

10,500 Migrants Arrive In War-Torn Yemen Since March: UN

10,500 Migrants Arrive In War-Torn Yemen Since March: UN AFP/Mohammed Huwais – Yemeni armed men stand amidst the debris of a house destroyed in an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa on July 6, 2015 Thousands of Ethiopians and other migrants are flooding into war-torn Yemen, the United Nations said Tuesday, with many of them tricked by smugglers into believing the fighting there is over. Johannes Van Der Klaauw, the UN’s Humanitarian… View On WordPress Continue reading 10,500 Migrants Arrive In War-Torn Yemen Since March: UN

Rate this: