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UN’s International Court of Justice rules US must suspend sanctions linked to Humanitarian Aid to Iran

By Sputnik News JUDGES from the International Court of Justice, the highest tribunal at the United Nations, have handed a victory to Tehran, who has claimed that US sanctions imposed in May violate the terms their 1955 Treaty of Amity. The International Court of Justice has demanded the US suspend sanctions on Iran related to humanitarian aid and […]

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“Continue GRP-NDF talks” — peace groups

AS the United Nations observed World Peace Day last Friday, peace groups, in an open letter, urged the government and the communist insurgents to continue with the peace talks. International Day of Peace (September 21) “On the occasion of the International Day of Peace 2018 (IDP2018), we respectfully urge both Government of the Republic of […]

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The PH reaffirms before the UNHRC its advocacy on the promotion and protection of migrant’s rights

By Rodolfo Andal THE Philippine permanent representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva has reaffirmed the country’s promotion and protection of the rights of migrants. Ambassador Evan P. Garcia made the affirmation during a conversation with Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants Felipe Gonzales Morales Wednesday last week on the margins of […]

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UN: Trump forcing millions of Americans into financial ruin

By Press TV THE United Nations monitor on poverty has warned that US President Donald Trump is forcing millions of Americans into financial hardship, depriving them of food and other basic needs while lavishing vast riches on the super-wealthy. Philip Alston, who is the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, visited several […]