The United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was signed on December 19, 2018 by 164 members of the U.N. General Assembly. Twenty-nine U.N.
Following the eruption of 2011 popular uprising against government corruption and persecution, the situation for human rights defenders in the tiny Persian island of Bahrain has become even more problematic.
The Palestinian teenager’s case highlights the issue of what constitutes legitimate resistance to Israeli rule over millions. Palestinians since the Zionist occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem in 1967. On December 15, Tamimi and her family were protesting against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.