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SUNS # 8744 Friday 31 August 2018
 
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Rights : UN experts point to possible war crimes in Yemen conflict (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Individuals in the Government of Yemen and the coalition, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, may hav e conducted attacks in violation of the principles of distinction, proportion ality and precaution that may amount to war crimes, a group of United Nations experts has suggested.

United Nations : Seeks probe into Saudi bombing of civilian targets (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Saudi Arabia, which has been accused of relentlessly bombing civilian targets in strife-torn Yemen and threatening executions of human rights activists, is fast gaining notoriety as a politi cal outcast at the United Nations.

Africa : How Rwanda is saving the banana - with an SMS (PRIV)
(IPS, Kigali)
When Telesphore Ruzigamanzi, a smallholder banana farmer from a remote village in Eastern Rwanda, discover ed a peculiar yellowish hue on his crop before it started to dry up, he did not give it the due consideration it deserved.

Italy : I am a Nigerian migrant, struggling to live the "European Dream" (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Jim*, a 34-year-old Nigerian, has been li ving in Italy for the last eight years.


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