Archive for the ‘United Natinos’ Category

UN wants ‘flood of drugs’ in Afghanistan to devalue opium

May 27, 2009

United Nations officials in Afghanistan are attempting to create a “flood of drugs” in the country intended to destroy the value of opium and force poppy farmers to switch to legal crops such as wheat.

After the failure to destroy fields of the scarlet flowers in Afghanistan’s volatile south, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime says the answer is to stop the drugs from leaving the country in the first place.


US elected to UN Human Rights Council, after years of Bush neglect

May 13, 2009

The United States Tuesday was elected, along with China, Cuba and Saudi Arabia, to the UN Human Rights Council, a body shunned by the previous U.S. administration for harboring notorious rights violators.

But the secret balloting that saw 20 countries contest the 18 seats up for grabs on the 47-member, Geneva-based Council was criticized by some rights advocates for not being competitive enough.

UN Report: Israel to blame for UN Building attacks

May 6, 2009

Ambassador Stages Coup At UN, Issues Long List of Non-Binding Resolutions

April 30, 2009