the family of a famous inmate rejects the assurances of the prosecution on his health

The Egyptian authorities said Thursday that the Egyptian-British political detainee Alaa Abdel Fattah was in “good health”, without convincing his family who say he is in danger of death after seven months of hunger strike and continues to demand his release. Echoing other Western countries, the United States, whose President Joe Biden is due to … Read more

detainee Alaa Abdel Fattah “under medical treatment”, his relatives worried

Concern is growing around the Egyptian-British political detainee Alaa Abdel Fattah, in danger of death after seven months of hunger strike, the prison authority affirming that he is now “under medical treatment” and refusing Thursday a visit to his lawyer. His relatives say they fear that the pro-democracy blogger will be force-fed. On Thursday, when … Read more

Alaa Abdel Fattah “under medical treatment”, his lawyer prevented from seeing him

Concern is growing over the fate of Egyptian-British political detainee Alaa Abdel Fattah, who is in danger of dying after seven months on hunger strike, after the prison authority told his mother that he was now “under medical treatment ” and refused a visit to his lawyer. His relatives have said for several days that … Read more

The United States calls on Rwanda to “stop” all support for the M23 rebels in the DRC

AA / Kinshasa / Pascal Mulegwa The United States called, during a dinner debate at the Security Council, the government of Rwanda to stop supporting the rebels of the M23 who seized several localities in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. “We call on state actors to end their support for armed groups … Read more

At the UN, the United States wins the battle for control of the Internet against Russia – Liberation

Doreen Bogdan-Martin was elected head of the UN telecommunications agency on Thursday beating Russian Rashid Ismailov. A Cold War-flavored victory as Russia struggles with their invasion of Ukraine. One stone kills two birds for the United States. The American Doreen Bogdan-Martin became this Thursday the first woman elected to head the UN telecoms agency, winning … Read more

At the global telecoms policeman, a struggle for influence between Russia and the United States

The International Telecommunications Union, the global telecom policeman, elects its next secretary general on Thursday. Only two candidates are in the running: an American and a Russian. Beyond this vote between two great powers at loggerheads, issues are emerging for the future of the Internet. A future on which China, in particular, is trying to … Read more

US calls for China debate at UN

After the disclosure last August of a United Nations report on “possible crimes against humanity” in China in Xinjiang province against the Uyghur minority, the United States wants to pass a resolution condemning China. The United States on Monday (September 26) called for a debate at the UN Human Rights Council on the human rights … Read more

UN special rapporteur urges states not to forget Burma crisis

Published on : 09/23/2022 – 01:47 Before the Human Rights Council, the UN special rapporteur for Burma Tom Andrews made an offensive speech to prevent the Burmese crisis from falling into oblivion by the international community… sometimes going through the box of vulgarity. With our correspondent in Geneva, Jeremiah Lance The world must stop having … Read more

negotiations at the UN fail

Published on : 08/27/2022 – 09:15Modified : 08/27/2022 – 09:17 No agreement has been reached between the member states of the United Nations, who have been meeting for two weeks to agree on a treaty to protect the high seas, in particular through the creation of marine protected areas. Greenpeace has accused the EU, US … Read more