Geneva Conventions

Amidst new challenges, Geneva Conventions mark 70 years of ‘limiting brutality’ during war

In commemorating the 70th anniversary of the landmark Geneva Conventions, the president of the United Nations Security Council hailed the “significant body of law”, describing it as playing “a vital role in limiting brutality of armed conflicts”.

News in Brief Tuesday 7 November - Geneva (AM)

Yemen blockade puts millions at risk, warn UN agencies

A blockade on basic supplies to Yemen threatens millions of people and should be lifted immediately, the UN said on Tuesday.

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