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Roger Waters full speech at the UN security council.

Roger Waters, co-founder of  Pink Floyd, addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting today, Wednesday 8, 2023 in New York. Madame/Mr President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I feel profoundly honoured to be afforded this singular opportunity to brief your…

UN calls for an end to arbitrary detention worldwide

UN representative calls on governments to implement the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and end “once and for all arbitrary detentions”. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called on all governments of the world to grant amnesty, pardon or…

It is urgent to re-found the UN if we aspire to a Universal Human Nation

24 October, United Nations (UN) Day, marks the anniversary of the day on which the United Nations Charter came into force in 1945. Shortly afterwards, in April 1946, after failing in its attempts to prevent a Second World War, the…

United Nations Assembly: Petro proposes a new economic, social and environmental model: Less cocaine and deforestation. More peace, biodiversity and prosperity

The Colombian president delivered his speech to the other UN representatives, to whom he asked to be part of the solution to the problems that affect most countries. Gustavo Petro, President of Colombia, attended the General Assembly of the United…

Russia calls out Western elites at UN (WATCH FULL SPEECH)

By refusing to negotiate, the US and NATO left Moscow no choice but to launch its military operation in Ukraine, FM Sergey Lavrov said Years of NATO encroachment on Russia and the West’s refusal to negotiate over Ukraine left Russia “no…

Leonard Peltier: native delegation from US to Europe for his release

From October 1 to 5, 2022, a delegation from the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee will be in Italy as part of a series of European meetings, which will culminate in a meeting at the UN in Geneva. The public…

UN General Assembly declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right

With 161 votes in favour, and eight abstentions*, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution on Thursday, declaring access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, a universal human right. The resolution, based on a similar text adopted last…

UN denounces escalating restrictions on women in Afghanistan by Taliban regime

The Taliban have decreed the compulsory wearing of the burqa in public places for all women and girls in Afghanistan and that all women working with the administration who do not wear the garment will be dismissed. This is in…

Jeremy Corbyn: Now, Let Us Talk Peace

With Russian shells raining down on Ukrainian cities, an uneasy ceasefire in Yemen, the attack on Palestinians at prayer in Jerusalem and many other conflicts around the world, it might seem to some to be inappropriate to talk about peace.…

At UN Climate Summit, It’s People Power vs. Fossil Fuel Dinosaurs

The United Nations climate summit known as COP26 has convened in Glasgow, Scotland after being delayed a year by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COP is a proceeding of the UNFCCC–the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. But the United…

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