Tag Archives: United Nations

  • UN chief raised Uyghurs plight with Chinese authorities

    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uyghurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China with Chinese authorities during a recent visit to Beijing. ...

  • UN says major funding needed to help southern Africa after cyclone

    The United Nations said Wednesday it will be seeking a "large" amount of funding from member-states to help deal with the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Idai. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Launch worldwide anti-terror movement against China

    Now is the time to vigorously pursue the cause of anti-terrorism in the world and in this process, a world wide anti-terrorist movement against China is much needed. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Need for global migrant policy

    Whether initiated by a government or due to ethnic conflicts, political unrest, or civil wars, people have been forced to flee their country and enter another region as illegal migrants. ...

  • World Refugee Day: 68.5 million people uprooted from home every year

    UNHCR said the refugee figures debunked the perception that a refugee crisis has affected developed countries in the North: 85% are in developing countries, many of them "desperately poor". ...

  • US quits UN human rights body, citing bias vs Israel

    The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, alarming critics. ...

  • Defying Trump threat, UN rejects US decision on Jerusalem

    Defying President Donald Trump's threat to cut off funding, the United Nations approved by a resounding vote a motion rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. ...

  • Rights groups protest UNESCO heritage status decision in Tibetan area

    Tibetan rights groups say the UNESCO designation will allow Chinese authorities to remove residents from the area Hoh Xil and threaten its environment and nomadic culture. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Will the Trumpquake create favourable waves for Tibet?

    Trump's China-bashing might actually strengthen the nerves of the suppressed people within China, who probably until now were so used to seeing their leaders being appeased by the world. ...

  • Trump calls UN ‘just a club for people’ to ‘have a good time’

    The harsh criticism signaled that Trump would likely challenge more than just the 71-year-old institution's approach to the Middle East once he takes office. ...