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At UN Amal Clooney Calls For Journalists Release by Myanmar Whose Aung San Suu Kyi Cites Sovereignty

Sep 29, 2018 Celebrities, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, September 28, 2018 – Amal Clooney Participated on a Side Event on Press Behind Bars: Undermining Justice and Democracy today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS — At the UN on September 28, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney called for the release of journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo by Myanmar, which detained them in December 2017 while they were investigating the murder of Rohingya men and boys in the Rakhine State village of Inn Din. “Police planted government documents on the journalists while [Read More]

At UN, Michelle Yeoh Promotes Sustainable Fashion, Tells How Nepal Earthquake Moved Her

Jul 16, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, July 16, 2018 – Actress Michelle Yeoh, UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Advocating for the SDGs today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 16 — Actor Michelle Yeoh has been on a journey to find an outfit that that does not damage the Earth. On July 16 she brought to the UN in New York a film about her quest, called “Made in Forests.” It was presented during the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, and features Italy’s Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T., an art foundation that [Read More]

Security Council Meeting on the Iranian Protests

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United Nations, New York, USA, January 05 2018 – Nikki R. Haley, Permanent Representative of the United States to the UN, During the Security Council beginning of its consideration of the situation in Iran today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, January 05 2018 United States ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told the Security Council the Iranian people’s message to their government is “undeniable, ‘stop the support for terrorism, stop giving billions of our money to killers and dictators, stop taking our wealth and spending it on foreign fighters and proxy wars, [Read More]

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