December 3, 2012 (WASHINGTON) - The Republic of South Sudan has strongly defended its position on the status of Palestine in the United Nations, saying its vote in favor of the resolution was to support the right of self-determination of the Palestinians.
Last week, 138 UN member countries, approved the vote for Palestine’s observer status at the global body, while nine others, including the United States of America and Israel among others opposed the move, in which 41 nations abstained. (...)
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EU sidesteps human rights standards2016-07-26 20:37:31
By Ahmed H. Adam and Ashley D. Robinson
In the European Union’s struggle to manage its refugee crisis, is it sidestepping human rights standards by funneling funding to war criminals through the (...)