RUNDOWN FOR THURSDAY 4 JUNE 2020

OHCHR / PHILIPINES HUMAN RIGHTS (3:10) 

A heavy-handed focus on countering national security threats and illegal drugs has resulted in serious human rights violations in the Philippines, including killings and arbitrary detentions, as well as the vilification of dissent, a new report by the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said Thursday. Persistent impunity and formidable barriers to accessing justice need to be urgently addressed, the report said. UNTV CH  

OHCHR / SHAMDASANI PHILIPPINES HUMAN RIGHTS (3:26) 

A heavy-handed focus on countering national security threats and illegal drugs has resulted in serious human rights violations in the Philippines, including killings and arbitrary detentions, as well as the vilification of dissent, a new report by the UN Human Rights Office said Thursday. UNTV CH

UN / UNITAMS PEACEKEEPINGS OPERATIONS COVID-19 (3:13) 

Unanimously adopting a twinset of resolutions, the Security Council established the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) for an initial 12-month period to assist the country’s shift to democratic governance and support the protection and promotion of human rights and sustainable peace; and also extended the mandate of the United Nations-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), until the 31st of December of this year. UNIFEED 

IMF / AFRICA INDIA ECB TRADE (3:12) 

The IMF is working at an “unprecedented” pace to provide emergency support financing to the global economy with a particular focus on Africa, spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday (June 4) in Washington. IMF

IMF / AFRICA INDIA ECB TRADE (3:12) 

The IMF is working at an “unprecedented” pace to provide emergency support financing to the global economy with a particular focus on Africa, spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday in Washington. IMF