"This is the news in brief from the United Nations after visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert, expressed urgent concern on Friday for the Wiki leaks. Co-founders wellbeing accusing a group of democratic states of ganging up on the prisoner to isolate demonize and abuse him and warned against extraditing the controversial publisher to the United States Nils Melzer, the UN special reporter on torture said he was particularly alarmed the recent announcement that the US department of Justice had lodged, seventeen new charges against Mr Assange under the espionage act. This may well result in a life sentence without parole or possibly even the death penalty. If further charges were to be added in the future. He said, on Thursday. He was deemed too ill to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing over an extradition. Request from the US the reporter said in twenty years of work with victims of war, violence, and political persecution. He'd never seen a group of democratic states ganging up to deliberately isolate demonize and abuse a single. Individual for such a long time. And with so little regard for human dignity. And the rule of law, wrapping up a key annual conference representing the more than four billion citizens of the Asia Pacific region. The head of the UN economic and social commission, there said that nine agreed resolutions provided a solid foundation for reaching these seventeen sustainable development goals, addressing the closing ceremony. S cap executive secretary or meter at Jonah said the decisions were firmly anchored in new twenty thirty agenda and provide solid foundations on which to build upon. She said that putting resolutions into practice was essential to achieving transformed and resilient society in Asia, and the Pacific seeing action at the subregional level was also key. I hope this will be a first step towards more systematically, identifying common priorities. She said and finally, more Somali refugees, leaving war-torn Yemen and choosing to return home amid rising safety fears, that's according to u n refugee agency UNHCR, which said on Friday that the latest boat carrying. Hundred and twenty-five refugees departed, the port city of Aden, this week, bringing men women and children back to Somalia, where insecurities also rife in time for the end of the fasting month. Ramadan, that's according to u n refugee agency, UNHCR would set on Friday that the latest boat carrying one hundred and twenty-five refugees departed, the port city of Aden. This week, bringing men women and children back to Somalia, where insecurities also rife in time for the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, a total of around four thousand three hundred of returned to the horn of Africa country since the rollout of a UNHCR facilitated assisted spontaneous return program in two thousand seventeen among those fleeing Yemen this week with Somalis bowl to refugee, parents, and others who had initially seen Yemen as safer place to live and work hoping to escape conflict and home, Matt wells, UN news."