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Fidel Castro’s 1960 Speech to the UN Did More for Anti-Colonial Struggles than UN Hyperbole About ‘Eradicating Colonialism’

By Ramona Wadi  – Wadi is an independent researcher, freelance journalist, book reviewer and blogger. Her writing covers a range of themes in relation to Palestine, Chile and Latin America. This September marked 60 years since Fidel Castro’s first address to the United Nations, in which he delivered a scathing and truthful critique about the […]

It’s Time to End Child Trafficking and International Complicity in Preventing Accountability

By Ramona Wadi, for Strategic Culture Foundation “Forced Disappearances and International Complicity in Preventing Accountability” On the International Day of the Disappeared, countries around the world remember their statistical data regarding the missing persons, while relatives are reminded of another year characterised by widespread impunity. Like other days scheduled for commemoration by the UN, the International […]

China Tells UN to Stop Meddling in Its Affairs And Bugger Off

Hong Kong, China – China warned the United Nations (UN) experts to stop meddling in its affairs after officials from the world body raised concerns about the application of a uniform national security law to Hong Kong. “Some people disregard the facts and maliciously slander China’s human rights situation… and crudely interfere in China’s internal […]

UN Confirms Trump’s Fears About a Global Generational Catastrophe as Over 1 Billion Students Can’t Attend School Due to Lockdown

NEW YORK – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces a global generational catastrophe because of school closures amid the coronavirus lockdown and said that getting students safely back to the classroom must be a top priority. He stated that as of mid-July schools were closed in some 160 countries, affecting over […]

UN ‘Independent’ Commission on Syria Cannot Guarantee Credibility of Its Own Data

MOSCOW – The UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, which reported “crimes” of the official Damascus in Idlib, cannot guarantee the credibility of the information it disseminates, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday following a videoconference with his counterparts from the African Union trio (Democratic Republic of the Congo, […]

BREAKING: Belgrade to Defer to Moscow on Any Solution for Clinton Occupied Kosovo

BELGRADE – As election weekend approaches in Serbia, the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić brought newfound clarity to Serbia’s official position on Kosovo and the EU. The Serbian president explained in no uncertain terms that  any solution to the Kosovo problem will require Russia’s approval, and that Serbia would never exchange recognition of Kosovo for […]

UN Warns of Global Food Shortage Caused by Coronavirus Measures

NEW YORK – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization warned of global food shortages caused by measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus. “The worst that can happen is that governments restrict the flow of food,” Maximo Torero, Chief Economist of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, told The Guardian. Harvests have been […]