Opinion: Trump Needs to be Brought to U.N. on Charges of Genocide

While the Turkish continue to deny this history to this day, in 1915 the nation of Turkey engaged in a genocide of the Armenian people.  The mass killing reduced the Armenian population from two million to 400,000. read more

Human Rights Groups Demand That the U.N. Investigate Khashoggi’s Killing

Amnesty International and several other leading global human rights organizations are calling for the United Nations to investigate the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

In addition to Amnesty International, the groups include the Committee to Protect Journalists, Human Rights Watch and Reporters Without Borders. They have joined together to ask Turkey to pressure the U.N. to open up a formal investigation into Khashoggi’s death. read more

United Nations Calls For Trump to Stop Child Separations

The head of the United Nations Human Rights Commission has demanded that the Trump administration immediately stop separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

U.N. High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has called upon Donald Trump to stop enforcing his new zero tolerance policies which cause the the U.S. Border Patrol to separate migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico. read more

United Nations to Trump: Stop Separating Families At the Border

On Tuesday the United Nations called on the Trump administration to “immediately halt” its policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico. The request came from the United Nations human rights office which has heavily criticized the administration for their actions of taking children away from their parents after they cross into the United States from Mexico. read more

Opinion: Haley’s UN Vote Tells The World We Are Not A Champion Of Human Rights

When Niki Haley voted no on a UN resolution to ban the death penalty for apostasy, adultery, blasphemy and same sex relations, she was exposed to be as incompetent as her boss. Worse, Haley told the world we aren’t the champions of human rights we used to be.

Opinion: U.N. Says Trump-GOP “Obamacare” Repeal Violates International Law

Declaration of Human Rights “Establishes everyone’s right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being, including food, medical care and necessary social services.”

Opinion: U.N. Condemns Republican Bills Criminalizing Peaceful Protests

Since January 2017 a number of undemocratic bills that if enacted into law, threatens one of the United States’ constitutional pillars: free speech.

Trump’s Politics of Repression Promise to Exacerbate Domestic and Global Problems

Trump's presidency, with its emphasis on law and order, is trying to sell us the idea that a repressive society is a free society.

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Threatens Our Allies, Says She is ‘Taking Names’

“For those that don’t have our back, we’re taking names, we will make points to respond to that accordingly."

The Republican Quest to Defund the United Nations May Hurt the US More Than the UN

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Trump seems intent on following in the footsteps, not of our most successful modern president, Barack H. Obama, but rather the least, George W. Bush

President Obama Stands Up To Israeli Netanyahu’s Aggression in Palestine

The U.N. reaffirmed its consensus that settlements have no legal validity. The United States has been sending a message that settlements must stop.

Maternal Mortality Rates Fall Drastically Worldwide While America’s Rates Rise

"The rise in pregnancy-related deaths coincide with Republican lawmakers slashing family planning funds."

D.O.J. Orders Stop to Criminalizing Homelessness and Poverty

Attorney General Lynch demands a halt to criminalizing homelessness for profit.

Foreign Diplomats Say Trump Represents A Threat To Peace and Prosperity

"Foreign diplomats are expressing alarm to about what they say are inflammatory and insulting public statements" by Donald Trump.

Did Netanyahu Just Promise Vengeance for Obama’s Iran Nuclear Accord?

Benjamin Netanyahu did not like Barack Obama's refusal to grant him control of U.S. foreign policy and a Kuwaiti paper says he wants revenge

UN Security Council Announces Road Map for Peace in Syria

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The UN, if not the GOP, has announced a cohesive peace plan for Syria, one that does not involve carpet bombing till the sand glows

Paul Krugman Get It Mostly Right About Why Republicans Doom Earth’s Population

According to Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman, Republicans will go to any length to stop American involvement in a climate deal and will hasten the world population's demise in the process; left alone the planet will fix itself in a few centuries. Krugman's assessment is incomplete; there is more motivation behind Republican opposition to saving the Earth's population than simply rejecting science.

Iranian President Laughs At Republicans And Compares Them To Saddam Hussein

Iranian President Rouhani said tearing up an international agreement "is something that only the likes of Saddam Hussein would do."

President Obama Acts To Stop the Unconstitutional Criminalizing of Homelessness

The Obama White House this week took steps to force communities to halt the "cruel, inhumane, and degrading" treatment of the homeless