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The director of the UN World Food Program said on June 9 the program has “paused” its distribution of humanitarian aid from an American-built pier off Gaza, saying she was “concerned about the safety of our people” after what had been one of the deadliest days of the war there. On June 8, an Israeli...
The UN has called for the immediate release of 11 of its personnel who have been detained by the Houthi movement in Yemen. The employees were taken in various parts of the conflict-torn country, in what appears to be a coordinated crackdown. UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said the world body was...
Large protests calling on Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign have extended into a second day following a demonstration on June 9. Following a rally featuring thousands and an overnight vigil in pouring rain, hundreds of protesters rallied in front of Armenia’s parliament in Yerevan on...
Colombia's government and the Segunda Marquetalia armed group said in a joint document they will begin peace talks on June 24 in Caracas, Venezuela. Segunda Marquetalia is a dissident faction of the now-demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Its leaders initially agreed to a 2016...
Despite calls for peace talks and a ceasefire, the Sudanese army is rejecting calls to de-escalate the fighting in El Fasher. This comes after a conversation on May 28th between General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, during which Blinken reportedly urged for...
Ecuadorean President Daniel Noboa on May 22 declared a new state of emergency in seven of the country's 24 provinces, as well as one area of a further province, citing a rise in the number of violent deaths and other crimes in those jurisdictions. The measure will be in force for 60 days in Guayas...
Burkina Faso's ruling junta will remain in power for another five years after participants in national talks on May 25 proposed extending the transition back to democracy by 60 months from July, according to the text of an approved new charter. The military authorities seized power in a 2022 coup...
France has opened its first trial into officials from the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad with three top security officers tried in absentia for complicity in crimes against humanity and war crimes. The Paris Criminal Court was on May 21 hearing the cases against the officials for...
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s newly-created “super body” will not succeed in addressing the human rights issues in the country because it will be composed of agencies that contributed to the problem. In a joint statement on Tuesday, May 21, civil society organizations said that “the...
The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's office has requested arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his defense chief, and for three Hamas leaders for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity. The ICC's founding Rome statute combined with jurisprudence...