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VIENNA / HUMAN RIGHTS

Hundreds of diplomats, civil society members, academics and human rights experts have gathered in Viennafor a two-day Conference to mark 20 years since the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA) at the World Conference on Human Rights in 1993. OCHCR  

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UN / IRAQ

The United Nations Security Council today voted unanimously to ease sanctions against Iraq more than 20 years after former President Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait In 1990. UNTV

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DRC / WITCHCRAFT

Beliefs in witchcraft and other occult forces are widespread in Africa, as they are in many other parts of the world.  In the Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of children are accused of witchcraft, and economic hardship, conflict, urbanization, displacement and family breakdown are identified as the underlying causes of the phenomenon. UNICEF

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