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UN independent experts ‘appalled’ by deportation of migrants to Myanmar, in defiance of court order

UN independent experts ‘appalled’ by deportation of migrants to Myanmar, in...

Malaysian immigration authorities returned 1,086 migrants, including unaccompanied minors and toddlers as young as three, the UN experts said in a statement on Wednesday.  In...
Central African Republic ‘very volatile’, despite important progress – UN peacekeeping chief 

Central African Republic ‘very volatile’, despite important progress – UN peacekeeping...

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, praised the peacekeeping mission in the country, MINUSCA, in providing security to thousands of internally displaced, helping to...
Ghana receives first historic shipment of COVID-19 vaccinations from international COVAX facility

Ghana receives first historic shipment of COVID-19 vaccinations from international COVAX...

Confirming the news on Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that further supplies of the AstraZeneca/Oxford jab will reach Côte d’Ivoire later this...
Iran top nuclear official, German ambassador discuss issues of mutual interest

Iran top nuclear official, German ambassador discuss issues of mutual interest

The meeting was held on Tuesday but IRNA reported on Wednesday. The meeting was held on a day Iran stopped voluntary implementation of the...
Myanmar: Stop harassment of workers, UN agency urges military

Myanmar: Stop harassment of workers, UN agency urges military

In a statement on Tuesday, the agency said it received allegations that police and military are conducting door to door searches for trade unionists...
Experts accuse Iran of rights violations in shooting down Ukraine airlines flight

Experts accuse Iran of rights violations in shooting down Ukraine airlines...

Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, and Javaid Rehman, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country,...