There is no end in sight to the crisis in Gaza. Citizens there have nowhere to go. With fighting raging they can’t bury their dead. There is often no time to tend to their wounded. It’s a humanitarian crisis that is escalating along with the violence.
Chris Gunness is the spokesman for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency. He told Anderson they have nothing but international law and humanitarian principles to protect us.
Artillery hit a United Nations school in Gaza that was sheltering thousands of Palestinians. An initial review by the Israeli military found that its forces were responding to nearby mortar fire. The United Nations and the White House condemned the attack. Karl Penhaul got an up close look at the immediate aftermath.
Anderson discussed the deadly attack with Pierre Krahenbuhl, who is the Director of Operations for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made his debut at the United Nations today. He spoke hours after President Obama stood at the same podium, but the two President did not meet face-to-face. Today's events are raising questions about a possible new chapter in U.S. / Iranian relations. Anderson takes a look at the events that brought the two countries to this point.
President Obama is preparing to address the U.N. General Assembly. The big question right now is whether he will sit down for a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. CNN's Jim Sciutto has the latest from the United Nations.
Michael Farris, chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, is opposed to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities because he believes the treaty would give the U.N. power to control parents' decisions for their children in the U.S. Watch both parts of Anderson Cooper's interview questioning Farris about his claims regarding the treaty which was voted on, but not ratified, by the U.S. Senate on December 4.
Critics of a U.N. treaty to protect the rights of those with disabilities say it would give the U.N. control over parents' choices in the U.S. Supporters dispute the claims. Anderson Cooper is Keeping Them Honest.
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