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Tag: UN

UN accuses Australia of ‘demonising asylum seekers’

The Human Rights Commissioner of the United Nations has questioned Australia's tough asylum seeker policies, stating that Australia's mandatory detention regime has "cast a...

UN aid chief calls for pause in Libya conflict

The UN's Valerie Amos has called for a pause in the fighting in order to ease the worsening humanitarian crisis.Baroness Amos told the UN...

Salmond pledges ‘full co-operation’ with any UN Megrahi inquiry

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has promised to co-operate fully with any independent investigation into the Lockerbie tragedy. The SNP leader gave the commitment following...