United Nations

Opinion: Why It Matters that We Call the Russian Invasion What It Is: Genocide, Not War

we shouldn’t refer to their acts of barbarism and wholesale mass murder as “war.” We need to call it what…

2 months ago

United States Officially Announces Intention to Seek Election to U.N. Human Rights Council

The United States has formally announced its intention to seek election to the United Nations Human Rights Council. according to…

1 year ago

Biden Administration Rejoins Human Rights Council

The United States is rejoining the United Nations Human Rights Council, per Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The move signals…

1 year ago

UN Panel Says Trump’s Blackwater Pardons Violated International Law

A United Nations panel said this morning that President Donald Trump's pardons of several former Blackwater contractors convicted of killing…

1 year ago

U.N. to Debate Systemic Racism and Police Brutality in U.S. Following Call from Entire African Continent

The United Nations’ Human Rights Council will debate systemic racism and police brutality in the United States following a call…

2 years ago

Coronavirus has Magnified Problem of, Silence Around, Sexism and Gender Inequality

One can find in the media many important analyses and accounts of the way the coronavirus pandemic has exposed and…

2 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

4 years ago

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…

4 years ago

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…

4 years ago

U.N. rights expert assails Trump administration on press treatment

A United Nations rights expert voiced concern on Wednesday that Trump administration actions would be harmful to a free press…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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,…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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."

5 years ago

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

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

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

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."

6 years ago

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

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

6 years ago