Migrants rest as a policeman watches them near Hungary's border fence on the Serbian side of the border near Morahalom, Hungary. File photo/Reuters
Hungary is deliberately depriving rejected asylum seekers of food as they await deportation, in violation of international law, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday, calling on authorities to end the practice.
“According to reports, since August 2018, at least 21 migrants awaiting deportation had been deprived of food by the Hungarian authorities - some for up to five days,” UN human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani told a news briefing.
Singapore on Thursday defended nominating its street food for UN recognition as a bid to “safeguard” local culture after the move sparked a cross-border culinary clash with Malaysia.
Over three dozen countries who are just one step away from famine driven by conflict — and the World Food Program chief warned that 270 million people are facing "a hunger crisis” this year.
A key obstacle is unequal access: while some people throw away food they buy too much of, others cannot afford or find the nutrition they need, said the report entitled "food Systems at Risk."
An Emirati child Ahmed Hamdan Al Morshedi launched a challenge to visit the largest number of countries in Expo Dubai 2020 using the Expo passport. The winner is said to win a golden bar with the slogan of Expo.
"Six teams of NDRF (National Disaster Relief Force) have been deployed in six districts- Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kottayam and Idukki. Two teams of Army have been deployed in Trivandrum and Kottayam districts. Air Force has been requested to be on standby in case of any emergencies”, the release from chief minister’s office said.
The aspirations and ambitions of the world for the future and the innovations, inventions and ideas prepared for it by its different countries will guarantee for future generations a dignified life and prosperity on the contrary, in a rare mixture which allows a greater rapprochement between peoples of the world and building new bridges of communication among them on the basis of full knowledge of all the elements that distinguish their
To add to already overloaded excitement the Expo 2020 Dubai also offers a unique sightseeing tour on the world's first compressed Air Train. The train called ‘Expo Explorer’ takes passengers on a sight-seeing journey while giving them a glimpse of the sustainable future of transport.