Russia, Afghanistan, Gaza & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Russia, Afghanistan, Gaza & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 June 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Belgium – Russia – Afghanistan – Gaza – Famine – Nigeria – Mozambique – Myanmar – COVAX – Cuba – … Read more Russia, Afghanistan, Gaza & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 June 2021)

Why what’s happening East Jerusalem’s Palestinian neighborhoods matters | DW Analysis

DW News published this video item, entitled “Why what’s happening East Jerusalem’s Palestinian neighborhoods matters | DW Analysis” – below is their description. Jerusalem has seen some of its worst violence in years. It began with protests in the usually quiet neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem. The demonstrations spread to other parts of … Read more Why what’s happening East Jerusalem’s Palestinian neighborhoods matters | DW Analysis

Ethiopians Pray For a Peaceful Presidential Election

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Ethiopians Pray For a Peaceful Presidential Election” – below is their description. Ethiopians will vote Monday in a landmark election overshadowed by reports of famine in the country’s war-hit Tigray region and beset by logistical problems that mean some people won’t be able to vote until September. … Read more Ethiopians Pray For a Peaceful Presidential Election

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh still hope to return to Myanmar | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh still hope to return to Myanmar | DW News” – below is their description. Stateless Rohingya Muslims face constant setbacks in returning to their Myanmar homeland. Battered by monsoon rains, Rohingya refugees try to rebuild their makeshift dwellings in the world’s largest refugee camp. … Read more Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh still hope to return to Myanmar | DW News

Pope joins Myanmar bishops’ appeal for humanitarian corridors

Global News published this video item, entitled “Pope joins Myanmar bishops’ appeal for humanitarian corridors” – below is their description. On Sunday, Pope Francis decried the suffering of refugees in Myanmar and pleaded that houses of worship be respected as neutral places to take shelter. He told the public gathered in St. Peter’s Square for … Read more Pope joins Myanmar bishops’ appeal for humanitarian corridors

Tigray crisis overshadows Ethiopia elections

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tigray crisis overshadows Ethiopia elections” – below is their description. People in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region will not take part in Monday’s general elections. The government says conditions on the ground do not allow for the vote, and has promised to hold elections once things stabilise. More … Read more Tigray crisis overshadows Ethiopia elections

World Refugee Day – UN Chief

United Nations published this video item, entitled “World Refugee Day – UN Chief” – below is their description. Video Message by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on World refugee day 2021.  War, violence and persecution have forced more than 80 million people around the world to flee their homes, leaving everything behind to save … Read more World Refugee Day – UN Chief

UN Chamber Music Society – Virtual Concert in Celebration of World Refugee Day

United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN Chamber Music Society – Virtual Concert in Celebration of World Refugee Day” – below is their description. This year’s concert is particularly special, as we will feature the world premiere of the chamber music arrangement of “Songs of Five Continents”, composed by Yuko Uébayashi, as well as … Read more UN Chamber Music Society – Virtual Concert in Celebration of World Refugee Day

Tigrayan refugees in Sudan suffering malnutrition

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tigrayan refugees in Sudan suffering malnutrition” – below is their description. Ethiopia is preparing for parliamentary elections on Monday. The vote comes as tens of thousands of people from its Tigray region seek refuge across the border in Sudan. More than two million are internally displaced and … Read more Tigrayan refugees in Sudan suffering malnutrition

Ethiopia: Tigray conflict overshadows Abiy Ahmed’s quest for legitimacy | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia: Tigray conflict overshadows Abiy Ahmed’s quest for legitimacy | DW News” – below is their description. Ethiopians are voting in national elections on Monday. It’s a day of reckoning for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as he hopes to boost his legitimacy with the vote.At his first and … Read more Ethiopia: Tigray conflict overshadows Abiy Ahmed’s quest for legitimacy | DW News

Refugee Displacement Surged in 2020 Despite Covid-19: Reports UN

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Refugee Displacement Surged in 2020 Despite Covid-19: Reports UN” – below is their description. The U.N. refugee agency says war, violence, persecution and human rights violations caused nearly 3 million people to flee their homes last year despite the Covid-19 crisis that restricted movements worldwide as countries … Read more Refugee Displacement Surged in 2020 Despite Covid-19: Reports UN

UN Assembly to vote on resolution condemning Myanmar military

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UN Assembly to vote on resolution condemning Myanmar military” – below is their description. Thousands have been displaced in Myanmar. A brief ceasefire between armed ethnic groups and the military has broken down. More than 100,000 people have fled fierce fighting in the past three weeks, seeking … Read more UN Assembly to vote on resolution condemning Myanmar military

Number of world’s refugees double that of ten years ago | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Number of world’s refugees double that of ten years ago | DW News” – below is their description. The number of people fleeing wars, violence or civil disorder rose again last year even as the coronavirus pandemic brought much of the world to a standstill. By the end … Read more Number of world’s refugees double that of ten years ago | DW News

Many displaced after DR Congo volcano eruption still stuck in town of Sake

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Many displaced after DR Congo volcano eruption still stuck in town of Sake” – below is their description. The #eruption of Mount #Nyiragongo on May 22 #displaced hundreds of thousands of people in and around the city of #Goma, in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo … Read more Many displaced after DR Congo volcano eruption still stuck in town of Sake

Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Ukraine & other topics – Daily Briefing (16 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Ukraine & other topics – Daily Briefing (16 June 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Press Stakeout – Democratic Republic of The Congo  – Myanmar  – Sri Lanka  – Ukraine  – Haiti   – … Read more Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Ukraine & other topics – Daily Briefing (16 June 2021)