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Petition urges UN to Protect Aid Workers in Conflict Zones

Hundreds of aid workers signed a petition on Friday calling for greater protection in conflict zones, urging the United Nations to end "a culture of silence and dishonesty" that they say allows relief workers to be targeted with impunity. Launched on World Humanitarian Day, the petition describes "a decades-long pattern of callous negligence" by U.N. agencies, governments and international relief groups in protecting those on the frontlines of delivering...

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