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You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs – but you might have to

Coral reefs across the world may disappear by the 2040s, according to a new report. While it’s tempting to blame ‘humanity’ for this crisis, the truth is that it is the social formation called capitalism that is central to global warming

UN human rights expert calls for withdrawal of US sanctions on Syria

Alena Douhan, the UN special rapporteur about the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on human rights, said the US sanctions violated the human rights of the Syrian people

Organizations across the globe condemn Moroccan aggression in Western Sahara

The Moroccan military launched an attack on the Sahrawi village of El-Guerguerat on November 13, violating a three-decade-old ceasefire in the disputed Western Sahara region

Haiti has a long history of being assaulted by its Latin American neighbors

A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.

Protests against police brutality continue in Chile

For the third consecutive day, Chileans took to the streets demanding the resignation of the director general of the Carabineros Mario Rozas

United Nations celebrates 75th anniversary amidst rising concerns of unilateralism

Formed after the second world war, the UN as a multilateral forum to preserve world peace and security is facing the growing challenge of US unilateralism and its complete disregard for international laws

Libyan GNA to resign Libya’s Government of National Accord to step down as peace negotiations likely to conclude soon

GNA prime minister Fayez Al-Sarraj said in a televised speech on September 16 that the UN-sponsored peace negotiations have succeeded in the rival sides entering a ‘new preparatory phase’

Hamas announces ceasefire with Israel

Since August 6, Israel had been continuously attacking Gaza. It had bombed the region from the air, shelled it with tanks, and attacked Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast

yemen STC  STC abandons power sharing deal with the Hadi govt in Yemen

The development is a serious blow to the Saudi hopes of uniting the Hadi government and the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) in order to strengthen the fight against the rebel Shia Houthis in Yemen

Argentinians demand safe return of Facundo Astudillo

22-year-old Facundo Astudillio Castro has been missing since April 30 and evidence points to involvement of Buenos Aires police in his disappearance

Demand for Justice for Erekat Organizations issue joint appeal to UN for urgent action on Israeli killings of Palestinians

83 organizations from around the world have demanded the relevant UN authorities to apply pressure on Israel to release the body of Ahmed Erekat, who was killed by Israeli forces on June 23, along with the bodies of 62 other Palestinians which are currently in Israeli custody

US withdrawal from WHO US starts process of withdrawing from WHO 

The process of withdrawal will take a year and if not reversed, the US will cease to be a member of the WHO from July 6, 2021. It is unclear if the president has the power to withdraw from a global organization without approval from Congress

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