Posts Tagged ‘united nations’: 2

International Human Rights Day: A Few Great Reasons to Care

It happens every year around December 10th.  I’ll be standing at the stove cooking dinner, or simply waiting at the bus shelter when I suddenly get a little choked up.  Or a lot choked up, depending on the year. This Saturday will be one of those days — International Human Rights Day, the anniversary of […]

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Opportunity for Justice in Africa’s Last Colony

In an era when human rights monitoring is a standard feature in peacekeeping missions worldwide, the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) operates as perhaps the only UN peacekeeping entity without a human rights component.

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