{FD} China jails prominent rights lawyer for 2 years for inciting subversion

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict passed down in a sweeping crackdown on activism that has drawn widespread international criticism.

{FD} Amid Pence promises, persecuted Iraqi Christians still in perilous limbo

Hundreds of thousands of persecuted Christians, Yazidis and other minorities driven from battered northern Iraq are still in a perilous limbo, as humanitarian groups struggle to make sense of a new Trump Administration initiative rolled out after Vice President Mike Pence’s October 25 promise to “stop funding ineffective relief efforts at the United Nations” and “provide support directly to persecuted communities through USAID.”

{FD} Despite Pence promises, persecuted Iraqi Christians still in perilous limbo

Hundreds of thousands of persecuted Christians, Yazidis and other minorities driven from battered northern Iraq are still in a perilous limbo, as humanitarian groups struggle to make sense of a new Trump Administration initiative rolled out after Vice President Mike Pence’s October 25 promise to “stop funding ineffective relief efforts at the United Nations” and “provide support directly to persecuted communities through USAID.”

{FD} Trump’s refugee ban ends as executive order toughens vetting for 11 countries

As President Trump’s four-month ban on refugees came to a close on Tuesday, his administration was getting ready to roll out a new set of “extreme vetting” procedures that includes collecting biographical data as well as employment history from people seeking entry into the United States.

{FD} Trump’s refugee ban ends, but tougher vetting rules coming

As President Trump’s four-month ban on refugees came to a close on Tuesday, his administration was getting ready to roll out a new set of “extreme vetting” procedures that includes collecting biographical data as well as employment history from people seeking entry into the United States.

{FD} UN war on sexual abuse in Central African Republic still a shambles, internal study shows

Despite years of “zero tolerance” of the sexual abuse crisis by United Nations’ peacekeepers, the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic is still a bureaucratic shambles when it comes to recording, investigating and keeping track of those crimes, according to a U.N. internal report.

{FD} Peacekeeper battalion in Central African Republic challenges UN ‘war’ on sexual abuse

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who in March vowed an all-out war on the plague of sexual abuse by U.N.-sponsored peacekeepers in vulnerable, strife-torn nations, is apparently locked in a major, closed-door chapter in that campaign—a struggle he so far does not appear to have won.

{FD} Is UNICEF helping all the child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse?

An investigation by the Swedish public television network SVT has reopened the issue with charges that the U.N.’s child relief agency UNICEF failed to follow up with care and support for some of the handful of children mentioned in the original investigative report of the so-called Sangaris scandal.

{FD} Ignoring UN, Russia and Assad continue Syrian chemical weapons and bombing attacks labeled war crimes

Ignoring a United Nations report that decried the use in Syria of chemical weapons, targeted air attacks on civilians and forced deportations, Russian and Assad regime air forces are steadily continuing the same illegal tactics while U.N.-sponsored peace talks founder in Geneva.

{FD} EXCLUSIVE: Amid U.S. immigration uproar, UN set to pick new special advisor on migration as focus for next effort

Amid the furor over the Trump Administration’s temporary refugee ban and immigration restrictions, the United Nations is preparing to announce a new top-level official position to advise on international migration issues, internal sources have told Fox News.

{FD} Blood and war: How a UN agency cooperates with Assad

EXCLUSIVE: The United Nations’ World Health Organization, which claims “impartiality and independence from external sources and authorities” in its operations, has been quietly cooperating with Syria’s murderous Assad regime in one of the ugliest aspects of its civil war: the weaponization of blood.

{FD} Haiti cholera scandal: US bolsters UN wall of denial, legal investigator says

The United Nations’ wall of denial about its responsibility for causing Haiti’s 6-year-old cholera epidemic is stronger than ever — and a U.N. human rights expert has put the focus directly on the Obama administration for helping to keep the barrier in place.

{FD} UN sex-abuse scandal: rising congressional outrage, and more revelations

Anger and outrage in Washington over sexual abuse by United Nations and other international peacekeepers has reached a new boiling point, with more ugly revelations of assault surfacing even as members of both Houses of Congress pondered ways — including the withholding of U.S. money — to do something about it.