Archive for November 21st, 2019

21/11/2019

How Farmers Play a Vital Role in Combatting the Growing Effects of Anti-Microbial Resistance

Human Wrongs Watch

18 November 2019 (FAO)*When you get sick, your first thought might be to get antibiotics from your doctor. However, what you may not realise is that this seemingly small decision can have huge consequences on the health of both your specific community and society as a whole.
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Antimicrobial resistance is a problem not just in our hospitals, but on our farms and for the safety of our food, too. ©FAO/Hoang Dinh Nam

21/11/2019

With the UN Security Council in Paralysis, Are there New Hopes for Rohingya Muslims?

Human Wrongs Watch

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 19 2019 (IPS)*  –The 15-member UN Security Council (UNSC) stands virtually paralyzed in the face of genocide charges against the government of Myanmar where over 730,000 to one million Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee to neighboring Bangladesh since a 2016 crackdown by Myanmar’s military.

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Rohingya refugee children wade through flood waters surrounding their families’ shelters following an intense pre-monsoon storm in Shamlapur makeshift settlement in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh. Credit: UNICEF/UN0213967/Sokol

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21/11/2019

Israeli Settlements Remain ‘Flagrant Violation’ of International Law: The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tells the Security Council

By UN News*Regardless of any national policy declarations, Israeli settlement activities are “a flagrant violation under international law”, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process spelled out to the Security Council on Wednesday [20 November 2019].
IRIN/Erica Silverman | West Bank Israeli settlement of Har Gilo, located near Jerusalem.

Regretting the United States’ announcement on Monday [18 November 2019] that it “no longer views settlements as inconsistent with international law”, Nickolay Mladenov told the 15-member Council that “the UN position remains unchanged”.

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