Palestinian Statehood under International Law
An Analysis and Discussion by John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq.
General Assembly Resolution A/67/L.28 on the Status of Palestine at the United Nations was adopted on November 29, 2012...
NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. crime-fighting office said Tuesday that 2.4 million
people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one time, and
80 percent of them are being exploited as sexual slaves. Yuri Fedotov, the head
(AP) - U.N. human rights experts say they will visit Libya next week to examine
the use of mercenaries to fight the uprising that eventually brought down
Moammar Gadhafi's four-decade dictatorship. Faiza Patel, head of the U.N. Human
Morocco (AP) - Torture is systematic in Morocco for cases involving
anti-government demonstrators and those accused of terrorism, a U.N. expert
said Saturday after concluding a fact-finding mission in the North African
kingdom. U.N. special...
(AP) - The Canadian government on Saturday criticized a United Nations agency
for issuing a report condemning Canada for complicity in torture and human
rights violations in Afghanistan and Syria. A report from the U.N. Committee
NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday backed the naming and
shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack
children in armed conflicts over protests from Russia, China, Pakistan and
HAGUE Netherlands (AP) - The Dutch Supreme Court rejected Friday an attempt by
relatives of Bosnian Muslim men murdered by Serb forces in 1995 to sue the
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(AP) - The international peacekeeping force in Sudan's Darfur region said
Saturday that its forces were blocked by the military from reaching the
destination of an alleged attack that killed 10 people. The hybrid U.N. and
African Union peacekeeping...
Myanmar (AP) - A court in Myanmar has sentenced two United Nations staff
members to prison terms for their alleged involvement in a spate of bloody
communal violence in the west of the country in June, the world body said
Monday. The punishments...
NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council announced Friday that it intends to
impose sanctions on the leaders of the M23 rebel movement in eastern Democratic
Republic of Congo, where violence has flared again. Guatemala U.N. Ambassador
NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sanction
the leaders of Congo's M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the
eastern Congolese city of Goma as U.N. peacekeepers stood by without resisting.
NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Committee Against Torture strongly criticized Russia in
a report for failing to investigate widespread allegations of torture and
stepping up intimidation and reprisals against human rights advocates and
(AP) - The United Nations says access to contraception is a universal human
right that could dramatically improve the lives of women and children in poor
countries. It is the first time the U.N. Population Fund's annual report
NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously approved a plan
to back an African-led military force to help the Malian army oust Islamic
militants who seized the northern half of the country and are turning it into an