Protests at UN: Number of violent conflicts tripled since 2010

Political discourse highlight the disconnect between those in power and those who are suffering the most.

    Major conflicts across the world are being discussed on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. It's an opportunity for non-governmental organisations to bring a global focus to humanitarian crises. But often, the discussions highlight the disconnect between those in power and those who are suffering the most.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports.


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