Thursday, 18 July 2019 22:44

Nelson Mandela International Day Celebrated

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Nelson Mandela was an "extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality" who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Thursday marking the International Day that honours the iconic anti-apartheid campaigner, and South Africa's first democratically-elected President.

Thursday, 18 July 2019 22:40

Social Movements in Brazil Demand Lula's Release

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Representatives of social movements took to the streets in several cities of Brazil Wednesday to demand the immediate release of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who has been imprisoned at the Federal Police Headquarters in Curitiba since April 2018.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Office (UNHCR) warned Tuesday that the new asylum application policies by which the United States seeks to stop migrant flow go against international obligations because they highly violate basic rights and freedoms.

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