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Nadia Murad Basee Taha Appointed New Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC

Oct 5, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Amal Clooney, Nadia Murad Basee Taha. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, New York, USA, September 16 2016 – Amal Clooney, International human rights lawyer Participated on the Appointment Ceremony of Nadia Murad Basee Taha as UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Amal Clooney, Nadia Murad Basee Taha Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad Basee Taha – who survived trafficking at the hands of ISIL (Da’esh) – was formally appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for the Dignity of [Read More]

Mayor Bill de Blasio comments on the Orlando shooting incident

Jun 13, 2016 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

New York, June 12 2016 Mayor Bill de Blasio: Well, In the midst of a positive celebration behind us a very, very sad tragedy today in Orlando, Florida. Once again, the eyes of our nation, the eyes of the world turned to a city that has been the victim of terror. Our thoughts and our prayers are with all the families and with the people of Orlando. You can only imagine what they are going through right now – the pain they are feeling. And once again, we stand in solidarity as New York City knows so well what this [Read More]

Merkel: “Germany shares your pain and your grief”

Nov 16, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

After the Paris attacks of November 13, Europe is shocked by the brutality that struck the French capital. “We have just experienced one of the worst nights Europe has seen for a long time”, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a press statement Saturday. “We will fight by your side against those who have inflicted such inconceivable suffering on you.” The attacks started with suicide bombings outside the Stade de France, a football stadium in the outskirts of Paris where an international friendly between Germany and France took place Friday night. French President François Hollande was present at the football [Read More]

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