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Hi, this is Michelle. A western group of countries has formally tabled a proposal requesting the Human Rights Council to investigate atrocities in war-torn Sudan.

The Red Cross federation has issued an ultimatum to its Belarus branch and the City of Geneva has thrown a lifeline to the International Committee of the Red Cross as it grapples with financial woes.

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Michelle Langrand


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A fire rages in a livestock market area in al-Fasher, the capital of Sudan's North Darfur state, on 1 September 2023, after the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces bombed the area. (Keystone/AFP)

🇸🇩Western countries to push for Sudan probe at Human Rights Council. A bid requesting the Human Rights Council to investigate abuses in Sudan since war broke out is likely to face a tight vote.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

🧸Global Red Cross urges ouster of Belarus chapter chief who boasted of bringing in Ukrainian children. The local branch has until 30 November to dismiss Dzmitry Shautsou after he said on television that the Belarus Red Cross was helping to transfer children from Russian-occupied areas into Belarus.

Associated Press (EN)

🇺🇦UN finds more cases of Russians executing Ukrainian POWs. Six more executions were reported by the UN human rights office, representing possible Geneva Convention violations.

The New York Times (EN)

💰City of Geneva approved CHF4 million in assistance to ICRC. Geneva released the funds Tuesday, days after the cash-strapped organisation cut 270 jobs based in the city.


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