Terrorist attack that left 37 dead in Yemen is condemned by the UN

The Security Council and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the bomb attack on the police academy in Yemen, which left 37 dead. The 15 members of the council said that the authors of the “horrific bombing” should be brought to justice and urged all...

Palestine officially joins the CPI from April 1

Palestine was formally acceded to the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday, a decision that will allow them to file lawsuits by war crimes against Israel from next April, announced the United Nations and the ICC. The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accepted the demand of...

Execution of woman who killed alleged rapist in Iran is condemned by the UN

The UN special rapporteur for human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shahid, on Monday condemned the execution of the young woman Reihané Jabari, executed for killing the man who, according to her, tried to rape her, and warned of the deteriorating situation in the country. “I am...

Plan to combat Ebola virus is presented by the UN

The UN announced on Thursday the creation of an emergency mission to combat Ebola will be responsible for the coordination of international efforts to combat the outbreak of the disease in Africa, among other functions. “I have decided to establish a mission health...

70 percent of the 81 Palestinians killed on the Israeli offensive were civilians

According to medical sources, 70 percent of the 81 deaths so far during the three days of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza were civilians, including seven people -4 women and 3 children- who died early this morning during a house bombing in Jan Yunis, in the south. Specifically,...

Ban Ki-Moon: Rights of migrant children should be guaranteed

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the UN, today urged the countries involved in the crisis triggered by the massive influx of Central American children to the U.S. border to treat them with dignity and ensure the protection of their rights. “We believe it is important for...

Syria’s arms embargo is requested by Ban-Ki-Moon

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this Friday asked the Security Council to impose an arms embargo in Syria, during a speech in which he detailed a six-point plan to resolve the conflict. “It is essential to stop the flow of weapons into the country. It is Irresponsible...

Brahimi resigns as international mediator for Syria

This Tuesday at a press conference with the secretary general of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon , the special representative of the UN and the Arab League to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi announced his resignation at the lack of progress in the negotiations to end the conflict. On...