News in Brief

News in Brief 30 July 2020

  • UN chief appeals for resolution to Darfur violence
  • Acute hunger likely hitting 6 in 10 Zimbabweans
  • COVID increasing 'dehumanising' discrimination against Roma
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News in Brief 29 July 2020

  • African migrants, refugees, abused throughout journeys
  • 300 million fewer tourists due to COVID: WTO
  • Peaceful assembly defined by UN rights committee
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4'6"

News in Brief 28 July 2020

  • Jailed DPRK women forced home, 'face grevious abuse'
  • COVID likely not seasonal, WHO warns
  • Desert Locust upsurge tamed in Kenya
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News in Brief 27 July 2020

  • 'Hard choices' ahead on COVID warns WHO
  • Rights to water and sanitation are key: UN experts
  • Good news on hepatitis B
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News in Brief 24 July 2020

  • Arctic on fire, shows need for climate action
  • US protests should be free of violence fears
  • Push for peace in Mali: UN rights experts
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News in Brief 23 July 2020

  • COVID threats and opportunities for Arab region: Guterres
  • Temporary Basic Income proposal: UNDP
  • School funding boost for 900,000 youngsters
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3'43"

News in Brief 22 July 2020

  • 'Alarming levels' of food insecurity in Yemen
  • 40 million pre-schoolers locked out by COVID
  • Rights experts call for Tanzania to end crackdown
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News in Brief 21 July 2020

  • Yemen: COVID linked to more IDPs
  • Deforestation slowing, but not enough: FAO
  • Rights experts call for Ethiopia protest probe
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News in Brief 20 July 2020

  • Keynote Guterres speech slams inequality
  • Alarm raised over AC units and carbon emissions
  • Scale of COVID crisis in Sudan unknown
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3'28"

News in Brief 17 July 2020

  • $10.3 billion UN appeal to stave off starvation
  • Rights expert welcomes UK court decision on 'ISIL teenager'
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