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Security Council urged to continue Iraqi support following Mosul victory

Iraq will continue to require international support in the wake of the military victory in the northern city of Mosul, the Security Council heard on Monday.

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Rape survivors should never face “prison of stigma”

Survivors of rape or sexual slavery should never again face “the prison of stigma” described by some of them as a “living death”, the acting UN special envoy on sexual violence in conflict, has said.

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Trauma of terrorist crimes against Yazidis laid bare in new report

A report setting out for the first time the systematic crimes of genocide against the Yazidi minority in Iraq, by the terrorist group ISIL, has been presented to the UN Human Rights Council.

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Liberating Palmyra important to Syrian restoration

The retaking of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Syria is the first step in restoring and preserving the cultural history of the war-torn country.

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Civilians “targeted deliberately” by all sides in Syria

The Syrian conflict shows no signs of stopping while terrible human rights abuses continue unabated, UN investigators said Tuesday.

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ICC Prosecutor calls for more action in Libya

The Prosecutor of the UN-backed International Criminal Court (ICC) is calling on the international community to consider the challenges and needs of Libya, especially on issues of justice and accountability.

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