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GENEVA / IRAQ HUMAN RIGHTS

A spokesperson of the UN Office of Human Rights Tuesday told reporters in Geneva that people who are attempting to flee ISIL-controlled areas in Iraq are facing a 'violent clampdown', adding that  ISIL snipers have reportedly attacked and killed those who have been caught. UNTV CH

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Iraq told Security Council "since last summer’s onslaught by Da'esh, Iraq has been living through one of the most difficult phases in its modern history." UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / FOUR MILLION REFUGEES

The number of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria to neighbouring countries has passed four million,   the UN Refugee agency reported Thursday. UNHCR/FILE

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

TURKEY / WORLD REFUGEE DAY

Marking World Refugee Day, the UNHCR High Commissioner, Antonio Guterres, along with Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, visited the Midyat  camp in south-eastern Turkey, the home  of thousands of refugees from conflicts in Syria and Iraq.  UNHCR

22 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENING

A pending threat to cut funding for humanitarian aid to eight million Iraqis is "shameful,"    Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said Monday at the opening session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. UNTV CH  

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GREECE / REFUGEES KOS WRAP

The UN Refugee agency (UNHCR) helping refugees in the eastern Aegean islands of Greece where in recent weeks an average of 600 people, mostly refugees, have been arriving every day by sea from Turkey, straining the limited  local reception capacity. UNHCR / UNTV CH

5 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ HERITAGE

The UN General Assembly Thursday condemned "the barbaric acts of destruction and looting of the cultural heritage of Iraq carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant." UNIFEED UNTV

28 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ REPORT

UN and Iraqi leaders Thursday called for international humanitarian assistance for Iraq. UNIFEED-UNTV  

14 May 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / CULTURAL TRAFFICKING

The UN cultural agency warned today that destruction and trafficking of Iraq's and Syria's cultural property has reached an unprecedented scale. It also fuels the conflicts by providing revenues for armed groups and terrorists. UNIFEED UNTV

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IRAQ / BAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he was "concerned" by allegations of summary killings and other abuses by militias fighting alongside the Iraqi armed forces. UNAMI

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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