Fri, 27 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
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At Security Council, Ban urges action to end violence against religious, ethnic minorities in Middle East



Millions of lives in the Middle East – and the very social fabric of entire countries – are at stake, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned this morning, calling for urgent action from the Security Council to end the religiously and ethnically-motivated violence sweeping the region and end impunity for those committing crimes against humanity.


UN rights office welcomes Malawi leader’s condemnation of attacks on people with albinism

The United Nations Human Rights office today welcomed Malawi President Peter Mutharika's strong statement condemning the recent spate of attacks on people with albinism in his country and urged that the measures he outlined to arrest those responsible for such attacks and better protect albinos be launched “without delay.”



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