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Racism pervasive, dangerous — UN

Racism is “dangerous, abhorrent, ugly” and remains pervasive, says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in a message marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Established by the UN General Assembly in 1966, the event is observed on March 21, annually to remember 69 anti-apartheid protesters killed by South African police in 1960. Among
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Pandemic Used As ‘Pretext’ To Crush Dissent – UN Chief

  UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday criticised countries that are using the pandemic to justify cracking down on dissent, reining in the media and suppressing criticism. Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s main annual session, Antonio Guterres charged that authorities in a number of nations were using restrictions meant … Continue reading Pandemic Used As ‘Pretext’ To Crush Dissent – UN Chief Read Full Story

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UN Suspends Official Over Alleged Harassment, Inappropriate Behaviour

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on Thursday, announced the suspension of its Envoy on Technology, Fabrizio Drummond, over allegations of harassment and inappropriate behaviours. The suspension of the 57-year-old, who hails...

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