The Israeli Occupation of Palestine is the subject of a new report issued by the United Nations this week. Find out why it concludes that the occupation is illegal and what this means for the long-term resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Remembrance Day: A Day of Pride or Sorrow?
Remembrance Day was oddly sunny and warm this year. I reflect on the history of Armistice Day and what it means for us a century later. (4:30 min read)
Protection Crisis: COVID-19 More than Health Pandemic
“Protection crisis” was the catchphrase at the UN Security Council last Thursday. Find out what the issues were in the debate about pandemic security. (5:00 min read)
Hardest-Hit Countries in Pandemic are Victims of War
The hardest-hit countries in the coronavirus outbreak are places where wars left the people vulnerable to disease. One country we list might surprise you. (6:15 min read)
Civil War in Yemen: The Crisis We Don’t Talk About
Civil war in Yemen seems to stay below the radar in the west. Find out more about the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and how you can help, if possible. (6:30 min read)
World Health Assembly: What’s China Hiding?
The World Health Assembly began today. China’s president sounded conciliatory, but find out what his speech didn’t cover. (5:00 min read)
COVID-19 Opportunity Squandered Because of Denial
The COVID-19 opportunity to unite in a common cause was squandered. Find out how, and who the leading culprits are in losing humanity’s fighting chance. (6:30 min reading time)
COVID-19 Ceasefire Ignored as Wars Rage On
COVID-19 ceasefire appeals from the UN have gone largely unheeded. Find out what the UN chief had to say in his recent ceasefire update. (6:00 min read)
South Sudan Peace Led by Women with Ox Ploughs
South Sudan is ravaged by cvil war, government corruption and ethnic tensions. Find out how groups of local women with ox ploughs are part of the solution. (4:30 min read time)
UN Peacekeeping – 8 Point Plan to Build “Beacon of Hope”
The UN Secretary-General called UN peacekeeping a beacon of hope in a recent speech. Find out what the plans are to make that beacon shine even brighter. (5:30 min read)