Monthly Archives: July 2014

Human trafficking has no place in modern world, General Assembly President says

United Nations voluntary trust fund for victms of human trafficking. Photo: UNODC

United Nations voluntary trust fund for victms of human trafficking. Photo: UNODC

“We can do more and much more,” he said, “We must better understand the nature of the crime that we are trying to confront.” – Martin Sajdik, President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), said that the Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking has no place in the modern world, the President of the General Assembly declared today at a special event at United Nations Headquarters ahead of the observance of the first ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

The Blood of Palestine is on the Hands of the Bribe-Takers

israel-signAlthough Levy often comes out strongly against Israel’s actions, so much so that he now has to have a bodyguard, he is dead wrong to try to blame HAMAS for anything. Israel started everything, by having themselves plonked down in Arab territory.

Anthony Lawson Global News Centre

(BANGKOK)  The blood of the thousands of Palestinians who have been killed by the so-called Israel Defence Forces since the beginning of the siege of Gaza, stains the hands of each and every politician who has done nothing to censure Israel for this cruel and illegal act of virtual imprisonment, or who has taken any kind of bribe to bolster his or her election-campaign coffers, in return for turning their backs on the quite obvious fact that Apartheid Israel has never had any intention other than to genocide the Palestinian people.

Over 1,200 killed in 22 days of Israel Gaza attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Death toll has reached 1,216 after 22 days of the Israeli regime’s massive offensive against the besieged Gaza Strip.

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(GAZA STRIP) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a summary that as of 6 am (0300 GMT) Tuesday, 239 children had been killed in three weeks of missile strikes and artillery shelling against the blockaded sliver.

The fatalities consisted of 157 boys and 82 girls all aged between three months and 17 years.

According to the UN body, there were 166 children aged 12 or younger among the dead kids.

Jordanian aid convoy arrives in Gaza

File photo of Israeli soldiers inspecting the cargo of a humanitarian aid lorry last week at the Erez border crossing

File photo of Israeli soldiers inspecting the cargo of a humanitarian aid lorry last week at the Erez border crossing

The aid convoy included 12 trucks containing food and humanitarian and medical supplies.

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The first aid convoy dispatched by the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization containing humanitarian and medical supplies has arrived in Gaza.

Commander of the Jordanian field hospital, Colonel Barakat al-Aqeel said on Monday that the convoy was dispatched upon directives from King Abdullah II and was supervised by Crown Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah II.

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israel-racistVenezuela and Bolivia, countries that cut their ties with Tel Aviv over Israel’s 2009 war on Gaza, have also strongly condemned Israel’s actions.

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(TEHRAN)  Israel’s international isolation grows as Chile and Peru join other Latin American countries and recall their envoys from Tel Aviv.

“In the face of intensifying Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip, the government of Chile — in coordination with other administrations in the region — has resolved to recall the Chilean ambassador in Tel Aviv, Jorge Montero, to Santiago for consultations,” the Chilean Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

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