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SUNS # 8431 Tuesday 28 March 2017

United Nations : Human Rights Council adopts five resolutions on OPT (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday closed its thirty-fourth regular session after adopting a number of resolutions including five on the situation of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), including East Jerusalem.

Libya : Women and tribal leaders call for "balanced" peace process (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A delegation of Libyan tribal leaders and women leaders has called on the UN to take a balanced approach to the Libyan peace process.

Communications : Under fire, journalism explores self-preservation (PRIV)
(IPS, Paris)
With widespread attacks on professional journalists and the rise of a fake-news industry, media experts agree that journalism is increasingly under fire. But how can the press fight back and ensure its survival?

Cuba : Local solutions to rebuild oldest city in Hurricane Matthew's wake (PRIV)
(IPS, Baracoa)
Clearings with fallen trees in the surrounding forests, houses still covered with tarpaulins and workers repairing the damage on the steep La Farola highway are lingering evidence of the impact of Hurricane Matthew four months ago, in the first city built by the Spanish conquistadors in Cuba.

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