A UN fact-finding mission says Israeli forces committed rights violations during their crackdown against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip last year that may amount to “war crimes,” urging the regime’s military to prevent its snipers from using lethal forces against the demonstrators.
The US and Saudi Arabia have hamstrung global efforts to scrutinize climate geoengineering in order to benefit their fossil fuel industries, according to multiple sources at the United Nations environment assembly, taking place this week in Nairobi.
China’s cash-strapped regions are lobbying Beijing to loosen its purse strings to help fight pollution, saying they don’t have the funds to meet state policies aimed at fixing the damage done by decades of unrestricted development.
Every year on International Consumer Rights Day, China Central Television broadcasts a consumer rights protection program. This year's show included a report on a business chain that connects plastic medical waste on one end with plastic articles for everyday use on the other.