Protests herald UN General Assembly in New York

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New York, US (PANA) – Protesters have besieged the UN headquarters in New York, as businesses and New Yorkers brace up for this week’s gathering of world leaders attending the 69th session of the UN General Assembly. The session, which … Read More

United Nations approves construction of permanent memorial for victims of slavery

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Photo: “Viccisitudes” by Jason deCaires Taylor New York, US- The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution approving the construction of a permanent memorial at the UN headquarters in New York, to honour victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave … Read More

130 Groups Across Africa Call for Countries to Back ICC

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Lieutenant General Omar al-Bashir of Sudan Human Rights Watch AU Summit Should Support Court, Including Kenya Cases Johannesburg–130 groups from across Africa called on African members of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a letter made public today to affirm … Read More

Photo of the Moment: President Macky Sall

Senegalese President Macky Sall with Senator Bill Perkins, his chief of staff Cordell Cleare and H.E. Cheikh Niang during the UN General Assembly 2012 By Isseu Diouf Campbell Related Images: