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CAR urged to take steps against impunity

Displaced people shelter on the grounds of a church in Bossangoa. Photo: UNHCR/B. Heger

Authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) are being urged to take "effective action" to prevent impunity for grave human rights violations committed during a month of sectarian clashes in 2015. The appeal…

10 Feb 2016 / Listen /
Gaza “at point of exhaustion” as UN launches US$ 571m appeal UN chief emphasizes shared responsibility in addressing humanitarian needs Satellite launch "legitimate right" of DPRK Sri Lanka’s “element of fear” is diminished, says rights chief Fears over escalation of inter-communal violence in eastern DRC Hunger on the rise in South Sudan "Significant measures" to be taken against DPRK following missile launch DPRK missile launch "deeply deplorable"
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Putting a "human face" to victims of terrorism

Jehangir Khan. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The victims of terrorism around the world should be given more of a "human face" according to a senior…

11 Feb 2016 / Listen /

Malian singer could not find "place in society" following genital cutting

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A singer from Mali has been explaining how she was not able to find her "place in society" after…

11 Feb 2016 / Listen /

South Sudan facing "unprecedented levels of food insecurity"

A resident at a Protection of Civilians (POC) site in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan.

South Sudan is facing "unprecedented levels of food insecurity," UN agencies in the country are warning. Around 2.8 million…

10 Feb 2016 / Listen /

Radio and "blue helmets" vital for UN peacekeeping says veteran chief

Jerome Longue in the UN Radio studios. UN Radio Photo/Matthew Wells

In countries where a disaster is unfolding or a conflict is in full swing, radio makes a big difference,…

10 Feb 2016 / Listen /

Efforts underway to provide isolated South Sudanese with food

An internally displaced woman seeking refuge from the ongoing violence in the swamps of Unity state, cooks her last supply of sorghum. Photo: FAO South Sudan

Efforts are being made by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) in South Sudan to reach people in isolated areas…

10 Feb 2016 / Listen /
World can be "re-inspired" to work for humanitarian causes 30,000 foreign terrorist fighters actively engaged with ISIL World drug problem is a "women's rights issue" Pain of genital cutting remains with Kenyan activist
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