United Kingdom

UN rights experts voice concerns about ‘structural racism’ in United Kingdom

United Nations human rights experts have expressed serious concerns about racism rooted in the fabric of the United Kingdom’s society, given the disproportionate number of people of African descent and of ethnic minorities dying due to excessive use of force by State security.

News in Brief 12 April 2018

  • OPCW inspectors confirm ‘high purity’ toxic chemical used in Salisbury
  • In Security Council phone calls, UN chief expresses ‘deep concern’ over Syria
  • FAO Directer-General urges Asian and Pacific countries to ‘bring the fight’ against hunger ‘back on track’
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News in Brief 04 April 2018

  • Mine clearance a ‘matter of urgency’ in Syria: UNICEF representative
  • Salisbury attack lab results expected next week: chemical weapons body (OPCW)
  • CAR urged to investigate deadly attack on MINUSCA peacekeepers
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