#United Nations

  • Article: 22 Countries Call on China to Close Muslim Uighur Camps, While Dozens Defend Its Actions
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    22 Countries Call on China to Close Muslim Uighur Camps, While Dozens Defend Its Actions

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 15, 2019

    China has detained hundreds of thousands of Muslim Uighurs in so-called “re-education” camps. Read more

  • Article: 7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|July 15, 2019

    After years of progress, the fight against hunger faces huge setbacks. Read more

  • Article: 663 Million Children Lack Access to Basic Human Rights Like Clean Water
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    663 Million Children Lack Access to Basic Human Rights Like Clean Water

    By Joe McCarthy|July 12, 2019

    Multidimensional poverty considers things like access to food and clean water. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2019

    “It is abundantly clear that a much deeper, faster and more ambitious response is needed.” Read more

  • Article: 2 in 3 People Worldwide Lack Access to the Justice System: Report
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    2 in 3 People Worldwide Lack Access to the Justice System: Report

    July 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Stateless people, enslaved individuals, and those living in conflict areas are the most affected. Read more

  • Article: UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border
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    UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 8, 2019

    “This should never happen anywhere.” Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.
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    LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.

    By Joe McCarthy|July 1, 2019

    "It is time to recognize the specific needs of LGBTI asylum-seekers and refugees." Read more

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns
    Environment

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more