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SUNS # 9419 Friday 17 September 2021

UN : Human rights situation worsens in Syria, says Commission of Inquiry (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Over the past year, the deepening economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and human rights violations through shelling, air strikes, improvised explosive devices, targeted killings, arbitrary and incommunicado detention and torture have combined to worsen the human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.

UN : Staff under Covid restrictions, but diplomats to wine & dine unrestrained (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When hundreds of delegates and diplomats arrive in New York city next week for the new 76th session of the UN General Assembly, they will be pinned down with pandemic restrictions in a city where Delta variant infections have been skyrocketing.

Rights : As war keeps poisoning humanity, organizing continues to be antidote (PRIV)
(IPS, San Francisco)
Last weekend, US corporate media continued a 20-year repetition compulsion to evade the central role of the USA in causing vast carnage and misery due to the so-called War on Terror.

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