Iran challenged on fate of thousands of dissidents secretly executed

Iran challenged on fate of thousands of dissidents secretly executed

by WorldTribune Staff, December 5, 2018 A human rights group has asked the United Nations to investigate and bring to justice those responsible for the executions of thousands of political dissidents in Iran in the summer of 1988. London-based Amnesty International, in a Dec. 4 report, called on the UN to establish an “independent, impartial […]

Bull in the ‘China’ shop: Trump at UN slams globalists and ‘discredited ideology’

Bull in the ‘China’ shop: Trump at UN slams globalists and ‘discredited ideology’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump, in his address to the UN General Assembly on Sept. 25, denounced “expansionist” leverage by China, Iran’s regime, globalism in general and “outdated and discredited” socialism. Brushing off laughter after praising his administration’s accomplishments, he emphasized that America will never surrender its sovereignty. Complete text of […]

Editorial: Kerry’s ‘shadow diplomacy’ with Iran is collusion of the Logan Act kind

Editorial: Kerry’s ‘shadow diplomacy’ with Iran is collusion of the Logan Act kind

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump will face “an extra formidable” Iran at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly thanks, in large part, to former Secretary of State John Kerry, The Washington Times said in a Sept. 17 editorial. “Defiance and dirty dealing from an enemy is expected, collusion with an […]

UN to China: Release Uighurs from re-education facilities

UN to China: Release Uighurs from re-education facilities

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2018 The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Aug. 30 called on China to immediately release Muslim Uighurs from alleged re-education camps. The committee cited estimates that up to one million Uighurs are being detained on the “pretext of countering terrorism” in re-education centers in China’s far […]

China denies transforming Xinjiang province into ‘no rights zone’

China denies transforming Xinjiang province into ‘no rights zone’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2018 Beijing has denied a UN official’s claim that more than 1 million Muslim Uighurs are being held in what is in effect a massive internment camp in communist China. Gay McDougall, a member of of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, said that China’s Xinjiang region […]

U.S. withdraws from ‘self-serving’ UN Human Rights Council

U.S. withdraws from ‘self-serving’ UN Human Rights Council

by WorldTribune Staff, June 20, 2018 The United States on June 19 said it withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council after an unsuccessful effort to reform the council. “When a so-called Human Rights Council cannot bring itself to address the massive abuses in Venezuela and Iran, and it welcomes the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

U.S. Amb. Haley slams UN resolution, charges Hamas with ‘inciting violence’

U.S. Amb. Haley slams UN resolution, charges Hamas with ‘inciting violence’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 13, 2018 A draft resolution by the UN which condemns Israel for Palestinian deaths in Gaza is “fundamentally imbalanced” and “ignores basic truths about the situation in Gaza,” U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. The Arab-backed draft resolution condemns Israel’s use of “excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force” against Palestinian […]

Haley hints Russia blocking IAEA from verifying key part of Iran nuclear deal

Haley hints Russia blocking IAEA from verifying key part of Iran nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2017 A move by Russia to block inspectors from verifying a key section of the Iran nuclear deal could ultimately sway U.S. President Donald Trump toward decertifying the deal this month. The Russians are blocking the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from verifying Section T of the Joint Comprehensive Plan […]

Trump at UN slams rogue states: ‘Rocket man’ on suicide mission, Iran deal an ‘embarrassment’

Trump at UN slams rogue states: ‘Rocket man’ on suicide mission, Iran deal an ‘embarrassment’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 19, 2017 In his first address to the UN General Assembly, President Donald Trump on Sept. 19 said the U.S. will “forever be a great friend to the world” but that he will “defend America’s interests above all else.” During his 40-minute address, Trump had tough words for North Korea and […]

U.S. proposes ban on oil shipments to N. Korea, freeze on Kim Jong-Un’s assets

U.S. proposes ban on oil shipments to N. Korea, freeze on Kim Jong-Un’s assets

by WorldTribune Staff, September 8, 2017 The United States has circulated a proposal at the United Nations to stop oil shipments to North Korea and freeze the assets of Kim Jong-Un. The draft resolution, circulated to all 15 members of the UN Security Council, would also ban Pyongyang’s exports of textiles and prohibit employment of […]

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