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UN concerned by disregard for International humanitarian law

The United Nations has raised concern over the blatant disregard for international humanitarian law especially in countries like Syria and Yemen. [TAKE VO]. Governments, business leaders, aid groups and donors are in Istanbul this week to try to develop a more coherent response to what UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called the worst global humanitarian situation since World War Two. Medicine Sans Frontier, whose staff have encountered numerous attacks, pulled out of the two-day summit, saying the “non-specific good intentions to ‘uphold norms’ and ‘end needs’” of the summit would mean humanitarian violations would be ignored.






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