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UN / GAZA UPDATE

A UN spokesperson said that a team from the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which included an international weapons expert, went to the school at Beit Hanoun to survey the aftermath of the attack   but the team was forced to leave the area after gunfire was heard around the school. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / AL JAZEERA JOURNALISTS

The deputy-director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said that 14 journalists are jailed inEgyptincluding three Al Jazeera journalists, making Egyptthe biggest jailor of journalists in the Arab world "more thanSyriawhere there are about 12, that's not a record that any country should be happy to have." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / EGYPT SENTENCES

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN human rights chief  Navi Pillay expressed “shock” and  "deep concern" over recent court decisions in Egypt, including confirmation of 183 death sentences as well as heavy jail sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists and 11 other defendants who were tried in absentia.  UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / EGYPT FAHMY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy at UN headquarters – among the topics of discussion– the decision handed down by a panel of judges for the for the mass execution of 683 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood. UNIFEED – UNTV  

1 May 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EGYPT EXECUTIONS HRC

The UN human rights chief has called the mass imposition of the death penalty of 683 individuals inEgypt”outrageous” saying this “clearly breached international human rights law”. CH UNTV

29 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WHO / HEPATITIS C GUIDELINES

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first guidance for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic infection that affects an estimated 130 million to 150 million people and results in 350,000 to 500,000 deaths a year. WHO/FILE

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EGYPT DEATH SENTENCES

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has condemned  the death sentence handed down to 529 people in Egypt after a two -day trial  for breeching a range of fair trial procedures  and violating international law. CH UNTV  

25 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EGYPT JOURNALISTS

The UN human rights office urged the authorities to investigate reports of violence against journalists working in Egypt and to promptly release those imprisoned for carrying out their legitimate activities. CH UNTV

31 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / DOCTORS

Twelve Egyptian doctors operating a free medical clinic in Bor in South Sudan were evacuated to country capitol Juba.  UNMISS

23 Dec 2013 | Read More »

IMF/ MIDDLE EAST

The near-term economic outlook for the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region has weakened, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for the region, which projects growth to decline to 2¼ percent this year and to pick up in 2014 as global conditions improve and oil production recovers. IMF

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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