Seattle University Model UN Critiques the United Nations

More than 5.3 million Syrians are registered refugees. Nearly 5.1 million Palestinians are registered refugees. Almost one million refugees are from Afghanistan, and these numbers do not even encompass those who are unregistered. VIA BLOGS.UN.ORG Statistics do not fully represent the people being displaced, but the world still faces the biggest refugee crisis in history. […]

Threat of Massacre by Islamic State Terrorists

The threat of massacre by the advancing Islamic State looms for civilians trapped in Kobani, the Syrian Kurdish town located near the Turkish border, a United Nations official said Friday. At a press conference in Geneva, the U.N. Syria Envoy Staffan de Mistura warned reporters that Kobani civilians have only a limited possibility of escape. […]

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