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PALM OIL / GREAT APES

The UN Environment Programme and its Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall warn that a palm oil boom is threatening the habitats of great apes in Africa and Asia, and say consumers can stop the destruction with careful shopping. Orangutan habitats in Indonesia have already been largely wiped out by palm oil cultivation. UNEP / FILE

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DR CONGO / ART THERAPY

Haunted by violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, children relieve their pain through art. UNICEF

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JORDAN / DISABLED REFUGEES

A former Palestinian refugee comes to the assistance of disabled Syrian refugees in Za'atri camp. UNHCR

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GENEVA / ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS

UN human rights investigators called on Israel today to halt settlement expansion and withdraw all half a million Jewish settlers from the occupied West Bank, saying that its practices could constitute possible war crimes. CH UNTV

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