Thursday, 23 October 2014

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The age of the drones – for better or worse

The age of the drones – for better or worse

23 October 2014 – 'An armed drone, controlled by a human from a distance, can hardly do what police officers are supposed to do – use the minimum force required by the circumstances, assist those who need help, etc.,' said UN Special Rapporteur Christof Heyns during the presentation of his... Read more

No child is safe from violence

No child is safe from violence

23 October 2014 – Every five minutes, somewhere across the globe, a child is killed by violence. This i... Read more

“Miracle Doctor” Denis Mukwege wins Sakharov Prize

“Miracle Doctor” Denis Mukwege wins Sakharov Prize

22 October 2014 – Denis Mukwege Mukengere was announced the winner of Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Tho... Read more

Fighting sexual violence in South Sudan

Fighting sexual violence in South Sudan

22 October 2014 - Sexual violence is increasingly marking the continuing conflict in South Sudan. Howev... Read more

UN Day 2014 - 26 October, Grand-Place Brussels

UN Day 2014 - 26 October, Grand-Place Brussels

Brussels – Come and celebrate the 69th anniversary of the United Nations with us on the Grand-Place in ... Read more

Not all boats head for Europe

Not all boats head for Europe

21 October 2014 – The UN refugee agency reported with a total of 215 deaths a sharp increase over 2014 ... Read more

Using a boat and a bucket to cope with a flood

Using a boat and a bucket to cope with a flood

20 October 2014 – “Human rights are currently under greater pressure than they have been in a long whil... Read more

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