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State Media: China Could Export Muslim Labor Camps to the World via the U.N.

China is using its clout over the United Nations to promote and legitimize its so-called “re-education” centers in Xinjiang where communist authorities are subjecting Uighurs and other Muslim minorities to extrajudicial incarceration, torture, forced political indoctrination, the renunciation of their faith, and other human rights abuses, Chinese state media revealed on Monday. 

TOPSHOT - A demonstrator wearing a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan and a hand bearing the colours of the Chinese flag attends a protest of supporters of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority and Turkish nationalists to denounce China's treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims during …

U.S. Protests as U.N. Appoints Venezuela Maduro Envoy Its Disarmament Chief

A senior U.S. ambassador this week walked out of the United Nations-sponsored Conference on Disarmament (CD) in protest of the Venezuelan envoy assuming the rotating presidency of the forum – even as his boss, socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro, stands accused of crimes against humanity and mercilessly turning his weapons against hundreds of his people.

Diplomats from the Lima Group (front and R) leave the United Nations General Assembly in protest on April 24, 2019, in New York, as Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, starts speaking about multilateralism. (Photo by Laura BONILLA CAL / AFP) (Photo credit should read LAURA BONILLA CAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Audit: WHO Staffers’ Overspending Pushed Travel Expenses to Nearly $192 Million in 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO), a United Nations organization primarily funded by American taxpayers, spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses alone last year, a figure fueled by staffers misrepresenting their reasons for travel in breach of agency rules, the Associated Press (AP) reported this week, citing an internal audit.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus delivers a speech on the opening day of the World Health Assembly on May 20, 2019 at the United Nations Offices in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Security Ebola Funerals Angering, Traumatizing DR Congo Residents

High-security burials of Ebola victims from the worst outbreak of the virus ever experienced in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are keeping relatives at a distance, triggering anger and trauma among the central African country’s residents, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) news agency reported this week.

Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of the Ebola virus on May 16, 2019 in Butembo. - The city of Butembo is at the epicentre of the Ebola crisis, the death toll of the outbreak to date is now over 1000 deaths. The Red Cross warned that critical …

NGOs: Cuba Enslaving Up to 100,000 Doctors, Other Professionals Annually

Cuba’s communist regime is actively subjecting tens of thousands of doctors, musicians, professors, engineers, athletes, and other professionals deployed on international missions across the world to “crimes against humanity,” including “enslavement, persecution, and other inhuman acts,” two prominent non-governmental organizations (NGO) revealed on Tuesday.

An elderly patient at the Geriatrics ward of Comandante Manuel Fajardo Hospital in Havana, on July 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Cross: Over 1,000 People Killed in ‘Worsening’ Congo Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is “worsening” and has already killed more than 1,000 people, fueling a disconcerting number of cases in recent days, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) revealed over the weekend, echoing other global health groups.

Ebola death toll in DRC passes 750: WHO

Amal Clooney Condemns Trump Administration’s Commitment to Pro-Life Policy

International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney slammed the Trump administration for pressuring the U.N. Security Council to expunge its euphemistic pro-abortion language from a resolution that was supposed to condemn the use of rape as a weapon of war but also demanded support for abortion.

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CDC: One in Seven Transgender Women Have HIV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a “Dear Colleague” letter Wednesday with warnings about the high prevalence and risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among transgender individuals.

Transgender, intergender, LGBT -- the vocabulary of gender identity is evolving as the old dividing line between the sexes is increasingly being called into question

U.N.: ‘Indiscriminate Shelling’ on Libyan Capital’s Residential District ‘War Crimes’

The head of the United Nations mission in Libya on Wednesday blasted “in the strongest terms” warlord Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s ongoing offensive to take the capital of Tripoli from troops loyal to the internationally recognized administration, accusing his eastern forces of committing “war crimes” with “indiscriminate” shelling overnight that struck densely-populated area.

Ghassan Salame, UN special envoy for Libya and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), speaks during an interview with AFP at his office in the capital Tripoli on April 18, 2019. (Photo by Mahmud TURKIA / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Libya: Warlord Haftar Visits Egypt’s Sisi amid Invasion of Tripoli

The office of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi reportedly expressed support for Libyan renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar on Sunday during a visit by the latter, occurring as his troops continue an ongoing invasion against the internationally-recognized Libyan government in Tripoli.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi, right, meets with the head of the self-styled Libyan National Army, Gen. Khalifa Haftar, in Cairo, Egypt, on April 14, 2019. (Egyptian Presidency Media office via AP)

Report: France Blocks E.U. from Condemning Libyan Warlord’s Invasion of Tripoli

France, which owns oil assets in Libya, reportedly sidelined a European Union statement this week calling on the Paris and Moscow-backed Libyan strongman Gen. Khalifa Haftar to halt his eastern army’s offensive against forces loyal to the North African country’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli.

Libya strongman says victory near against Derna jihadists

U.S. Military Pulls Out of Libya as Russia- and France-Backed Warlord Invades Capital

The U.S. military over the weekend announced that it had “temporarily” withdrawn a small contingent of American troops from Libya “due to increased unrest” in Tripoli fueled by ongoing battles between pro-internationally recognized government forces and an army loyal to a renegade warlord backed by Russia, France, and neighboring Egypt, among other countries.

Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the military leader of the so-called Libyan National Army and Libyas parallel parliament based in the eastern city of Tobruk, is greeted upon his arrival at Al-Kharouba airport south of the town of al-Marj, about 80 km east of the Mediterranean port city of Benghazi on December …

China Bullied U.N. Delegates Away from Panel on Oppression of Muslims

China warned United Nations delegates against attending a U.S.-backed panel last month focused on Beijing’s human rights violations against Muslims in Xinjiang where the Asian giant is allegedly detaining hundreds of thousands of ethnic minorities in so-called “re-education centers,” Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Monday.

Security personnel near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, in the Xinjiang region of China. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims in Xinjiang have been held in a network of indoctrination camps.CreditCreditNg Han Guan/Associated Press

Libya: U.S. Pledges Half Million in Non-Lethal Aid to Struggling Government

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration pledged $500,000 in “rapid response non-lethal aid” to the United Nations-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) in chaos-ridden Libya soon after the breakaway administration consolidated its control of two-thirds of the North African nation.

Attackers hit Libya foreign ministry in Tripoli

U.N. Program: Polio Thriving on ‘Unchecked’ Afghanistan-Pakistan Border

The United Nations-backed Global Polio Eradication Initiative attributed a recent resurgence of the potentially deadly disease in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, home to the one the debilitating virus’ last remaining bastions in the world, to the “unchecked” flow of people across their mutual border, the Guardian reported Wednesday.

Thee new cases of polio have been recorded in Syria, the WHO says, blaming under-immunisation in the war-wracked country. Vaccination -- like this in Afghanistan -- is simple and relatively cheap

Report: Armed Conflicts Kill More than 100,000 Babies Annually

An estimated 274 babies are killed each day on average in just ten countries located in the Middle East and Africa where children are believed to be most affected by armed conflict, the non-governmental organization (NGO) Save the Children revealed in a report on Friday.

Nurse arrested after US woman gave birth in vegetative state