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WHO demands humanitarian access to Syria's East Ghouta

27 March, 2017

The World Health Organization on Monday demanded immediate and unimpeded humanitarian access to Syria’s East Ghouta, where more than 300,000 people are besieged without medical facilities.

Trump's administration and Israeli Apartheid will bankrupt UN morality

27 March, 2017

Comment: In the face of the US and Israel, UN Secretary-General Guterres must speak out and protect the morality of the UN, writes Ibrahim Fraihat.

Saudi attack on Yemen refugee boat 'likely war crime'

26 March, 2017

Rights watchdog accuses Saudi Arabia of being 'unable' to credibly investigate its own 'abuses' following the unresolved attack on a refugee boat earlier this month.

Jordan urged to arrest Sudan's Bashir over 'war crimes'

26 March, 2017

Human Rights Watch calls upon Jordan to honour its commitment to the International Criminal Court by apprehending the Sudanese leader during the 28th Arab League Summit.

UN Syria envoy urges restoration of ceasefire

26 March, 2017

UN mediator Staffan de Mistura has urged Russia, Iran and Turkey to help restore a ceasefire in Syria, warning that escalating violence was threatening peace talks in Geneva.

Deadly airstrike rocks besieged Damascus suburb

25 March, 2017

In the last week rebel forces have launched a new offensive on the Syrian capital from east Ghouta. In response regime forces have upped airstrikes, with civilian death tolls rising.

Dozens killed in prison airstrike in Syria's Idlib

25 March, 2017

The dead included both prisoners and prison guards, while a number of prisoners were shot dead as they attempted to flee after airstrikes struck the prison.

Video: Israeli forces drag crying 8-year-old boy in Hebron

25 March, 2017

A video of a crying little boy being dragged around by Israeli forces and forced to help find other children accused of throwing stones was released by rights group B'Tselem.

Teenager shot in the head by Bahraini police dies

25 March, 2017

Eighteen year old Mustafa Hamdan died of cardiac arrest on Friday, nearly two months after he was shot in the head by Bahraini security forces.

Yemen: Over 100 civilians killed in past month

24 March, 2017

Some 106 civilians have been killed in Yemen over the past month alone, most by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes and shelling, the UN Human Rights Office said Friday.

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