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Nations pledge $9.8B to global climate fund to help the poor

The US and Australia have refused to pitch in and have thus ‘isolated themselves in global efforts to respond to the climate emergency.’ PARIS: Rich countries have pledged $9.8 billion to help poor nations tackle climate change, the Green Climate Fund said Friday, as environmental activists slammed the United States for refusing to contribute and […]

13 Commitments to Tackle Hate Speech

GENEVA, Oct 22 MY Report In June 2019, the Secretary-General of the UN, António Guterres, launched the UN Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech. Respect for human rights, without any form of discrimination is one of the core fundamentals of this strategy. In a recent interview with the UN Human Rights Office, UN […]

Hong Kong leader apologizes for mosque incident after day of violence

In the statement issued by the government, Carrie Lam said Hong Kong’s Muslim community called the city home and had always co-existed peacefully with other communities. By Reuter HONG KONG — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the city’s Muslim community on Monday after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque during […]

Thousands protest in Sudan, call to disband ex-ruling party

Sudan’s transitional government and a main rebel faction signed a political declaration amid peace negotiations that began last week, taking a new step toward ending the country’s yearslong civil wars. By AP Cairo: Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets throughout Sudan on Monday to call for disbanding former President Omar al-Bashir’s party, the political […]

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