More than 30 countries condemn Australia at UN over high rates of child incarceration

Human rights session calls on Canberra to raise age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 as China attacks Australia over ‘baseless charges’ Australia has come under international pressure to…

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UN Urged to Take Action Against France over ‘Entrenching Islamophobia’

A coalition of civil society organisations has written to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to request that it opens formal infringement procedures against France’s government for entrenching Islamophobia…

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UN countries challenge Australia's Indigenous incarceration record in human rights review

Nations question delay in raising age of criminal responsibility to 14 and response to Uluru statement The Australian government is to be challenged over the country’s lack of progress in…

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Poisoned Putin Opponent Alexei Navalny Immediately Arrested on Return to Russia

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who has been receiving treatment and recuperating in Germany since he was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok in August, made good on his promise to…

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U.N. Demands Payments for Climate Schemes as Biden Readies for Return to Paris Agreement

The U.N. body charged with making the Paris climate deal work scolded the global community Sunday for not making good on promises of financial aid. The call to “pay up” came…

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Samantha Power, Who Unmasked Michael Flynn, Nominated by Biden to Top Post

President-Elect Biden has again named an Obama-era Progressive to a key post in his incoming administration, this time tapping former US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power as his…

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Report: Executive at United Nations Refugee Agency to Join Biden National Security Council

An executive with the United Nations (UN) Refugee Agency, which lobbies nations to accept mass migration, is expected to join President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. Katie Tobin, external relations officer for…

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