The call by rights organizations comes a day after The Guardian revealed that Saudi Arabia had used a mixture of threats and inducements to persuade countries to vote down an extension of the probe into possible war crimes in Yemen
During the final days of the UN General Assembly last weekend, Mia Amor Mottley, the prime minister of Barbados, made an impassioned appeal to the world’s leaders to take the multiple global crises seriously and work together for the well being of the people of the world
In today’s historic UN General Assembly vote, 184 supported ending the US blockade of Cuba and only the United States and Israel voted against
In 2020 alone, the Trump administration imposed 55 new coercive measures on Cuba. Between April 2020 and December 2020, the blockade caused losses of 3,586.9 million USD to Cuba. The humanitarian damage, suffering and shortages caused to Cuban families during the past 60 years of the US embargo are immeasurable
African and the Non-aligned countries, except Maldives, unitedly backed Mauritius’ claim for sovereignty over the Chagos. Australia, Hungary, Israel, Maldives, United Kingdom, and United States voted against the resolution.