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Myanmar violence may be “textbook" ethnic cleansing: Zeid

States which commit “the most egregious violations” should be excluded from the Human Rights Council, while violence in Myanmar may be “textbook…ethnic cleansing”, the UN’s top rights official said on Monday.

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News in Brief 7 September 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Venezuela and Qatar to address Human Rights Council’s upcoming session

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News in Brief 4 September 2017 - Geneva (AM)

"Reasonable grounds" to believe crimes against humanity in Burundi, says UN panel

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News in Brief 9 June 2017 – Geneva

40,000 Raqqa children in line of fire as Syria fighting intensifies – UNICEF

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News in Brief 6 June 2017 (AM) – Geneva

Mosul civilians lie dead in street: Zeid tells Human Rights Council

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News in Brief 15 May 2017 (AM)

Poverty impacting 25% of children in Middle East and North Africa

Poverty is continuing to impact at least 29 million children across the Middle East and North Africa, or one in four children in the region.

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News in Brief 9 May 2017 – Geneva (AM)

Mediterranean Sea migrants attacked by armed gangs: IOM

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News in Brief 24 March 2017 – Geneva (AM)

Myanmar violations to face international inquiry

An international probe has been set up to investigate rights abuses against Muslim communities in Myanmar.

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News in Brief 23 March 2017 (PM)

Heavy fighting in south eastern CAR: UN mission

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UN and Africa: focus on Somalia; South Sudan and Mali

Hospital treats children affected by drought in Somalia

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