Daily Archives: July 11, 2015

Commemoration in Srebrenica to remember the victims of genocide

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In 1995, a government soldier reads out the names of soldiers who are confirmed survivors or escapees from the fallen city of Srebrenica. UNICEF/NYHQ1995-0553/LeMoyne

The lives of thousands of people “atrociously cut down” 20 years …

At Srebrenica memorial, UN Deputy Secretary-General urges action against future atrocities

11 July 2015 – The international community has grown ever more vigilant to the warning signs of human rights abuses since the days of the tragic Srebrenica massacre twenty years ago but much more still remains to be done, United …

Air strikes, clashes shake Yemen's U.N. humanitarian truce

NNA – A U.N.-proposed Yemen humanitarian truce got off to a shaky start Saturday after Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck rebel positions and clashes persisted between insurgents and pro-government fighters.

The six-day ceasefire came into effect just before midnight Friday as …