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The United States is asking the UN Security Council to order an immediate halt to all deliveries of refined oil products to North Korea after finding that Pyongyang had violated restrictions on those imports, according to documents seen by AFP on Thursday.Read More →

“At the other end of the spectrum, 40 million Americans live in poverty and 18.5 million of those live in extreme poverty,” Philip Alston told the U.N. Human Rights Council said. “In addition, vast numbers of middle-class Americans are perched on the edge, with 40 percent of the adult population saying they would be unable to cover an unexpected $400 expense.”Read More →

Nikki Haley - USA NEWS

“When the Human Rights Council treats Israel worse than North Korea, Iran, and Syria, it is the Council itself that is foolish and unworthy of its name. It is time for the countries who know better to demand changes.” Nikki Haley said in an announcement at the State Department alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “The United States continues to evaluate our membership in the Human Rights Council. Our patience is not unlimited.”Read More →

United Nations General Assembly - U.N. News

UN General Assembly has adopted a nonbinding resolution condemning Israel’s use of ‘excessive force’ against Palestinian protesters in Gaza. A US amendment to condemn Hamas did not get enough support. Read More →

International Criminal Court (ICC)

The resolution will condemn Israel, and will be similar to one vetoed by the United States in the Security Council last week, which called for protecting Palestinians from Israeli aggression, according to diplomats.Read More →