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February 22, 2018
Since winter break, there have been many exciting trips planned for the students. HAFTR is proud to have sent nine students to Stamford, Conn., for Yeshiva University's National Model United Nations. Schools from across North America send students to emulate delegates from various countries, and theÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia on Wednesday called on his US counterpart Nikki Haley and the US delegation at the United Nations to observe diplomatic decorum and not refer to the Russian authorities as a regime of PresidentÃâÃÂ ...
July 25, 2017
In 2014, UN Schools Offered Precious Shelter for Gaza's Civilians. Then Israel Bombed Them. Israel never denied knowing the UNRWA schools it struck three years ago were civilian shelters. I know they knew, because I compiled the lists of emergency shelters sent to them. Marilyn Garson. Jul 26, 2017ÃâÃÂ ...
May 21, 2016
Nearly half the schools run by the UN in the Middle East have been attacked, damaged or rendered inoperable in the past five years, according to a new report obtained by the BBC. The report by UNRWA, the UN's agency for Palestinian refugees, warns that the education of thousands of children has beenÃâÃÂ ...
May 20, 2016
Palestinian girls walk to school in the West Bank village of Susya. Photograph: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images. More than 300 schools run by the United Nations have been attacked, damaged or rendered inoperable by armed conflict and violence in the Middle East over the past five years, disrupting theÃâÃÂ ...
April 27, 2015
“I am dismayed that Palestinian militant groups would put United Nations schools at risk by using them to hide their arms.” ... Israel's military in September opened five criminal investigations into its Gaza war operations, including attacks on some of the UN schools and an incident that killed four PalestinianÃâÃÂ ...
August 1, 2014
Increasingly and tragically, education is at the centre of a humanitarian crisis in Gaza as people flee their homes to shelter in places like schools. It is a cruel reminder that in modern conflicts the civilian population suffers most. The attacks on UN schools have been described by UN secretary general Ban KiÃâÃÂ ...
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