Posts Tagged ‘ UN ’

Hibakusha ‘heartbroken’ over Japan’s opposition to nuke ban treaty – The Mainichi

Toshiki Fujimori (Mainichi)

NEW YORK — Survivors of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki voiced strong anger over the Japanese government’s decision to abstain from a United Nations conference to negotiate a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons.

Source: Hibakusha ‘heartbroken’ over Japan’s opposition to nuke ban treaty – The Mainichi

An Interview with the Imprisoned Daughter of Saudi Arabias King Abdullah » Muftah

 

Saudi Princesses Jawaher (left) and Sahar are confined in their rooms at the palace.

An Interview with the Imprisoned Daughter of Saudi Arabias King Abdullah » Muftah.

Detroit’s fight for public water is also the nation’s, by Anna Lappé | Al Jazeera America


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©  WikiMedia (Alex Anlicker)

http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/6/detroit-public-watershutoffsunitednationsprivatization.html

Typhoon Aid Gridlock Paralyzes Epicenter of Damage – NYTimes.com

Typhoon Aid Gridlock Paralyzes Epicenter of Damage – NYTimes.com.

Anne Petermann (Global Justice Ecology Project) Debunks REDD at the UN Climate Talks / Democracy Now

Kasha Jacqueline / Oslo Freedom Forum 2010

United Nations: It\’s OK to Kill the Gay / The Huffington Post

~ My gratitude on this day of thankgiving to the poet Amy King for this posting.

Actor Edward Norton: The U. S. must show leadership on biodiversity / guardian.co.uk

The US must show leadership on biodiversity | Edward Norton | Environment | guardian.co.uk.