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UN / BANGURA SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Commenting on her recent trip to the Middle East, the UN special representative on sexual violence Zainab Bangura said in all the countries she visited "sexual violence is being committed strategically in a widespread and systematic manner with a high degree of sophistication by most parties of the conflict."  UNIFEED-UNTV

7 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / YOUTH VIOLENT EXTREMISM

Presiding a Security Council meeting on the role of youth in countering violent extremism, Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan said "we have to direct our energies not to answer the question 'What should we do?' because the actual question is 'How should we do it?'" UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / RELIGION AND TERRORISM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said terrorists are misusing religion, and good government is the remedy.  UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Apr 2015 | Read More »

NIGER / REFUGEE CHILDREN

A new UNICEF report said around 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups. Released one year after the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, the publication reveals that the number of children running [...]

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / BOKO HARAM

The United Nations human rights chief said that Boko Haram's leaders must be held accountable for the "appalling violations of human rights" they have committed. UNTV CH

1 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / BOKO HARAM

The Head of the United Nations (UN) West Africa Office told Security Council "Boko Haram was unable to disrupt the electoral process" in Nigeria. On the humanitarian front, a UN officer said “the ongoing violent conflict in north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin has forcibly displaced at least 1.5 million people in Nigeria and neighboring [...]

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / CHILD SURVIVOR

Attacks by Boko Haram have forced thousands of families to flee the violence in north-eastern Nigeria into neighboring Cameroon. Most have damaging memories of the carnage and some tell stories of survival. UNHCR

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / ISIL

The so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) may have committed all three of the most serious international crimes – namely war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide – according to a report issued by the UN Human Rights Office. UNTV CH

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / BARDO MUSEUM TUNISIA

In a statement read by his spokesperson, UN Secretary-General condemned the "deplorable" attack on Tunisian museum. According to media reports, 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed in the gun attack on the museum, located in central Tunis. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

UNHCR and its partners are providing basic shelter, food and other necessities for over 3,000 refugees, mainly women and children, who now live in the Dar-es-Salam camp in Chad. Many of the refugees report that they have lost family members and property and fear that more Nigerian will be crossing the lake as violent attacks [...]

27 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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