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UN Needs $278M to Fight Violence, Rights Abuses Worldwide

The U.N. Human Rights Office is appealing for $278.3 million in voluntary contributions to monitor human rights abuse worldwide and help prevent violence. The U.N. Human Rights Office warns of a global pushback on human rights. It says this is all too visible in the slowing commitment by governments to uphold human rights values in places such as Syria, Yemen, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Myanmar. Spokeswoman Liz Throssell says this lack of commitment translates into lack...

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