The 54 member bloc urged international locations to “present the identical empathy and assist to all individuals fleeing warfare however their racial id.”
Kimani added that the Safety Council wants “to have the ability to perceive that there are actors who wish to amplify this story for cynical causes that don’t have anything to do with the wellbeing and security of Africans.”
He additionally thanked Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia for permitting Kenyan residents fleeing Ukraine visa-free entry into their international locations.
Ghanaian Deputy Ambassador to the UN Carolyn Oppong-Ntiri echoed the sentiment in her remarks, calling for the facilitation of individuals fleeing Ukraine “with out discrimination” and to supply them with humanitarian help, “together with medical care consistent with the rules of humanity, neutrality, and impartiality.”
The UN Ambassador from Gabon referred to as stories of racism “unacceptable.”
“We ask for the respect of the dignity and for equitable remedy of all individuals in dire circumstances. It is a chance for my nation to recall the African Union enchantment for respect of worldwide legislation that requires equal remedy for all individuals who cross worldwide borders in battle areas,” Ambassador Michel Xavier Biang stated Monday.
Ukrainian border authorities have denied these allegations.