26 ianuarie 2022

More than 50M people currently impacted by urban conflict: UN Related news


WASHINGTON More than 50 million people are currently being impacted by fighting inside towns and cities around the world, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday.  Speaking at the opening of a UN Security Council debate on how to protect civilians caught up in urban conflict, Guterres said when explosive weapons are used in populated areas, 90% of those killed played no part in instigating the violence.   "Civilians can suffer devastating harm both in the immediate aftermath and in [...]