Recent clashes and "indiscriminate attacks by security forces against civilian areas" have forced the population to flee their homes in eastern Kayah state near the Thai border, the international body's Myanmar office says.
The Security Council holds an open meeting on the broader central Africa region where the United States and Russia traded accusations over actions in the Central African Republic.
The bill would allow Denmark to move refugees arriving on Danish soil to asylum centres in possible partner countries such as Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia and others.
The NGO Airwars, which lists civilian victims of air strikes, said their most conservative estimates shows that 102 civilians were killed in US operations around the world – five times higher than the official Pentagon figures.
At least 220 million people expected to remain unemployed globally this year, well above 187 million recorded in 2019, a new report by International Labour Organization says.
By a vote of 24 states in favour, nine against, with 14 abstentions, the 47-member forum adopts resolution brought by Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and the Palestinian delegation to UN.
UN Syria envoy Geir Pedersen pointed to “economic destitution, a pandemic, displacement, detention and abduction, all while violent conflict, terrorism and human rights abuses continue” in country.
We look at the human and financial cost of the war according to the data from UN bodies, international NGOs and Syrian civil society groups.
Turkish and Syrian firms are providing the northern Syrian city of Idlib with 24-hour uninterrupted electricity for the first time in six years.
From Palestine to Kashmir, international institutions have failed to protect human rights and serve as tools of stronger states to pursue their agendas.
UN Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Israel’s attacks in Gaza at the request of Pakistan, as coordinator of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and the state of Palestine.
Israeli airstrikes on scores of residential buildings has led Amnesty International to call for a war crimes probe, as the humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens.
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