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  1. UN reports ‘shocking’ rise in violations against children in conflict in 2023

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    Violence against children caught in armed conflict reached “extreme levels” last year, with a “shocking” 21 per cent increase in extreme violations, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a report published on Thursday.

  2. Gaza: 8,000 children diagnosed with malnutrition amid ongoing shelling

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    Heavy shelling reported in the so-called safe zone of Al-Mawasi in southern Gaza on Thursday came despite the ongoing international push for a ceasefire and as the UN health agency reported 32 deaths from malnutrition “including 28 among children under five years old”.

  3. Life in DPR Korea still ‘daily struggle devoid of hope’ warns human rights chief

    - UN News

    The international community must continue to pay close attention to the troubling human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and find ways to revive dialogue with the Government, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday.

  4. Gaza: Hamas, Israel committed war crimes, claims independent rights probe

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    Palestinian armed groups and Israeli authorities have both committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during the attack on 7 October and the subsequent military operations, according to a new report by a UN independent human rights body.

  5. ICC Prosecutor appeals for evidence of Darfur atrocities

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    The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched a campaign on Tuesday to address the unfolding crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan, amid the going war between rival military forces that erupted last April.

  6. Over 180 migrants dead or missing in latest tragedy off Yemen, UN agency reports

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    At least 49 migrants have been killed, including many women and children, and a further 140 are missing after the boat they were on capsized off the coast of Yemen on Monday, the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported.

  7. UN war crimes tribunals move closer to completion

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    All of the 253 people indicted by UN tribunals for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed decades ago in Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia, have now been accounted for, the Security Council heard on Tuesday.

  8. UNDP supports innovative solution to ‘war waste’ in Ukraine

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    The UN Development Progamme (UNDP) is helping to tackle the mountain of rubble and waste in Ukraine - one of the fallouts from the full-scale Russian invasion of the country, now in its third year.

  9. Gaza: ‘high time’ for ceasefire and hostage release, says Guterres

    - UN News

    A comprehensive ceasefire in Gaza linked to the release of all remaining hostages cannot come too soon, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, as he welcomed the Security Council resolution adopted a day earlier seeking an end to the war there.

  10. Yemen: UN chief demands release of aid workers held by Houthis

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on Tuesday for the immediate release of all United Nations staff held in Yemen by the de facto Houthi authorities, following the arrest of 13 of the Organization’s personnel.

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