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Jamaican Maroon story “had to be told”

World Premiere screening of "Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess" at UN headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

The story of former African slaves who led a revolt over British rule in Jamaica "had to be told" according to the producer of a movie celebrating the historical event. “Queen Nanny: Legendary…

23 Oct 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 22 October 2015 (AM)

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN File Photo/Rick Bajornas

Reduce tensions at holy sites, urges Secretary-General Tensions at holy sites in Israel and the Occupied Territories need to…

22 Oct 2015 / Listen /

Architect shares inside look of slavery memorial

A close-up from the memorial on the legacy of slavery. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

A permanent memorial to honour the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade will help teach present and…

25 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Urgent action urged to stop sexual exploitation of children

Millions of girls and boys worldwide are victims of sexual exploitation. Photo: UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi (file)

Governments around the world have been urged by a UN independent expert on children to urgently take action to…

11 Mar 2015 / Listen /
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