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On Aug 19, 2016 The Namibia Economist reported: The UN in a visit organized by the Centre for Civil and Political Rights, a Geneva-based NGO, together with the Legal Assistance Centre in a press briefing earlier this week called on Namibia to abolish the common law crime of sodomy and include same-sex relationships in the existing Combating of Domestic Violence Act.
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The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro closed last week with fireworks, flag-waving and cheering. 840 more words
Marking the second anniversary of the 2014 ceasefire which ended the most devastating round of hostilities in Gaza, heads of United Nations agencies there have called for a greater flow of material and funding to address humanitarian needs and boost economic prospects for Gaza’s 1.9 million residents. 302 more words
In the first full, completed, cross-line delivery via road in August, inter-agency convoys have reached some 75,000 people in al-Waer in Syria’s Homs province with life-saving humanitarian assistance, the United Nations humanitarian arm has reported. 580 more words
JUBA, South Sudan — They trusted that the United Nations would protect them. Instead, U.N. police officers with megaphones ordered them back toward the danger, opening fire with tear gas canisters when they refused to budge. 1,538 more words