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UN Says That Haitian Gangs Have Overwhelmed Rural Parts Of Country

From January 2022 to October 2023, the ongoing gang violence has claimed the lives of 1,690 people, and 1,118 have been kidnapped.

United Nations Advisory Body Urges Reparations For People Of African Descent

The legacies of colonialism, enslavement and apartheid still exist today, the report says.

United Nations Report Slams ‘Systemic Racism’ In U.S Policing, Justice System

‘This is a systemic issue that calls for a systemic response,’ a human rights investigator says.

UN Says Countries Should Consider Reparations To Transatlantic Slavery Descendants

An estimated 25 million to 30 million people were forcibly removed from Africa for more than 400 years during the slave trade

UN Official: Violence Overwhelming Police In Haiti, 5.2M Need Humanitarian Aid

‘Time is of the essence,’ the envoy warns the Security Council.

Tyre Nichols' Family Reaches Out To United Nations Requesting Action

‘Police violence and extrajudicial killings’ of Black Americans violates their human rights, a letter to the UN says.

Canada Sends Military Plane to Haiti to Assist With Rampant Gang Violence

Gangs control most of the nation, and Canada has offered the plane to help local police disrupt their activities.

Haiti Crisis Prompts UN Leader to Insist On Sending Special Forces

The police are largely ineffective against the gangs that have taken control of the country.

OPINION: Gen. Colin Powell’s Many Achievements Outweigh Any Particular ‘Blot’ In His Long, Storied Career

He should be remembered for his accomplishments.
United Nations, New York, USA, September 26, 2018 - Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, briefs journalists today at the UN Headquarters in New York City.
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UN Report Calls For Reparations As Part Of Effort to Dismantle Systemic Racism

The organization’s human rights chief cited police violence.

Ghana Receives 600,000 Doses Of Coronavirus Vaccine As Part Of Global Campaign

The delivery is part of a new United Nations initiative.