Half-Eaten Muffin Just Sits On Desk As Human Rights Council Debates Rohingya Food Security

The Onion—While the United Nations Human Rights Council scrambled to pass their resolution addressing food security for the oppressed Rohingya minority in Myanmar, a half-eaten muffin sat neglected on a desk in the Committee room. The muffin, found at the … Continue reading Half-Eaten Muffin Just Sits On Desk As Human Rights Council Debates Rohingya Food Security

BREAKING: Journalist Threatened by Saudi Arabian Delegate

FOX NEWS—During yesterday’s session in the United Nations Human Rights Council, a trusted Fox reporter overheard the Delegate of Saudi Arabia viciously threatening the journalist for Dawn. They said, when pressed on their human rights violations, “You’re gonna get Khashoggi-ed.” This threat clearly references the brutal murder of US National and Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the order of  Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS). Right after this ruthless threat was delivered, the Delegate of Pakistan looked the Dawn journalist in the eye and will a bone-chilling calmness stated “You’re dead.” The current whereabouts of the Dawn journalist … Continue reading BREAKING: Journalist Threatened by Saudi Arabian Delegate

Press Conference Results in Only More Questions

DAWN EDITORIAL- This reporter was invited to participate in a press conference and had the opportunity to ask burning questions to key members of United Nations Committees. However, after the press conference, I simply have more questions. My fellow journalists and I had the opportunity to question key members of the United Nations, beginning with General Assembly members; Thailand, USA, India, and the Netherlands. The panel began with opening statements by the Delegates; the US restated their ridiculous position that climate change is not a pressing issue, Thailand explained they had been working with the Netherlands and Bangladesh on a … Continue reading Press Conference Results in Only More Questions

“Brazil’s so mad!”- Tensions flare in the GA during debate on Climate Action

DAWN—Harsh words exchanged between opposing Member States of the General Assembly. The Delegates of Bangladesh, the Netherlands, and Brazil spoke passionately about their opposing views but no consensus was reached. The dispute resulted in two key clauses from Bangladesh’s bloc’s … Continue reading “Brazil’s so mad!”- Tensions flare in the GA during debate on Climate Action

Human Rights Council struggles to pass unified document as a mess of working paper mergers continues to stall progress

Al-Arabiya—As discussions over the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar progress into their third and final day, the Human Rights Council still has been unable to agree on a cohesive working paper and pass a comprehensive resolution. Instead, this council has been entrenched in a series of intense mergers as the delegates struggle to find common ground. There are currently up to three different blocs working on competing working papers within the council. The first bloc, led by Ethiopia and Tunisia, has focused on striking a more collaborative tone with Myanmar, attempting to engage the Burmese government in further negotiations in order … Continue reading Human Rights Council struggles to pass unified document as a mess of working paper mergers continues to stall progress