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People take part in a "solidarity" march in support of migrants in Calais on July 7, 2018. The placard reads: "Welcome to migrants. Freedom of movement and settlement". - Several hundred people took part in the march, organised by French charity L'Auberge des migrants and supported by numerous NGOs, which …

UN Demands Illegal Aliens Get ‘Equal Access’ to Healthcare

The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) is demanding Europe create “culturally sensitive, refugee-friendly healthcare systems” which provide equal access to public health services for third world migrants “regardless of their legal status”. In its first report on the health of

US blacklists DRCongo general and three rebel leaders

U.N.: Torture and Sexual Violence Rampant in Ebola-Ravaged Congo

The United Nations issued a report on Wednesday that found torture, sexual violence, and extrajudicial murder rampant in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which not coincidentally is grappling with one of the worst Ebola outbreaks in history.

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Afghanistan Vows End to Using ‘Virginity Exams’ to Arrest Girls and Women

A new measure unveiled in Afghanistan in July to prohibit government health personnel from performing “invasive and medically meaningless vaginal and anal exams” on women and girls to ascertain whether they are “virgins” is a step in the right direction to protect women’s rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said this week in a statement welcoming the policy.

Ebola patients flee hospital in DR Congo, says MSF

Families Steal Ebola Patients from Hospital in DR Congo

International public health authorities confirmed 52 cases and 22 deaths in the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo this week, where locals’ fear that medical professionals are intentionally spreading the disease has triggered at least two cases of families stealing patients out of hospitals.

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At Least 19 Dead in Latest Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo has documented 19 deaths and 39 potential or confirmed cases of Ebola beginning on April 4, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which deployed extensive medical assets to the country this week in the hope of preventing a devastating outbreak on the scale of the one that ravaged West Africa in 2014.

A Syrian man mourns after an alleged chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in Syria. At least 78 civilians, including women and children, died according to the initial findings. Photo by Mohammed Hassan/UPI

World Health Organization: 500 Patients with Chemical Symptoms in Syria, Over 70 Dead

The World Health Organization published a statement on Wednesday saying it was “deeply alarmed” by reports of chemical weapons deployment in Syria. WHO said it has received reports from partners in the Douma area that roughly 500 patients have been treated for symptoms consistent with toxic exposure, while over 70 deaths were reported from the attack, 43 of them apparently caused by toxic chemical exposure.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made a sharp speech at the U.N.’s Human Rights Council Tuesday, calling on the body to fix its “chronic” anti-Israel bias, and calling on Venezuela to step down from the council if it will not end its human rights abuses.

Haley: Trump’s Proposed Cuts Have Sent ‘Shockwaves’ Through the UN

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley defended the Trump administration’s plan to drastically cut America’s spending on the UN Tuesday, telling a House subcommittee that the proposed cuts had sent “shockwaves” through the body — and that such cuts had put the UN “on notice.”

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Trump Administration Goes to War Against Ebola, But Demands Budget Cuts

The Trump Administration’s is going to war to prevent an epidemic from a new strain of Ebola hemorrhagic fever that can be spread by animals, but Trump’s team demands that the World Health Organization to follow the U.S. with budget cuts and greater efficiencies.