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  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Don’t Just Do Something!

[...]Menon writes, “Much of the world fears and suspects that the effort to legitimate humanitarian intervention by means of supposedly universal norms is designed to camouflage the pursuit of power by the powerful.” Unfortunately, as Menon explains, the hypocrisy around humanitarianism has perhaps even more dire consequences when interventions are actually launched. Because people are [...]

  • Jul 25 / 2016
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Africa

Tunisie : Ben Ali, Gadhafi et Moubarak ont été renversés par Washington parce qu’ils voulaient couler le dollar par la création du Dinar-or !

  Tunisie : Ben Ali, Gadhafi et Moubarak ont été renversés par Washington parce qu’ils voulaient couler le dollar par la création du Dinar-or ! 1138 words 25 July 2016 African Manager AFMAFR French © 2016, African Manager, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   Enfoui au milieu des dizaines de milliers [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Ambassador Says Nation Committed to Kigali Principles

May 16, 2016 (The Ethiopian Herald/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Ethiopia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Tekeda Alemu said that Ethiopia is always committed to the Kigali Principles which gives UN peacekeepers the mandate to use military force against armed groups to protect civilians in danger. Ethiopia is as well ready to work with [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

More Countries Endorse the Kigali Principles On Peacekeeping

May 13, 2016 (The New Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Several countries, including the US, Belgium, Estonia, Guinea and Djibouti, have joined a growing number of countries in endorsing the Kigali Principles bringing the total to 24. The Kigali Principles on the Protection of Civilians, adopted in May 2015, are a set of [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Kenyan Refugee Camp Closures Will Have Disastrous Consequences

United Nations, May 18, 2016 (Inter Press Service/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Kenyan government’s decision to close its refugee camps will have disastrous consequences and must be reconsidered, international organisations have stated. At the end of last week, the Kenyan government announced that the “hosting of refugees has to come to an [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

The Demise of African Unity? [analysis]

May 25, 2016 (South African Institute of International Affairs/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — ‘I dream of the realisation of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their effort to solve the problems of this continent.’- Nelson Mandela People of Africa have shared interests and should be united around common goals. This is [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

African Union must continue working for settlement of conflict in Libya

ALGIERS- Former minister of Foreign Affairs Lakhdar Brahimi said Wednesday, in Algiers, that the African Union must continue working for the settlement of the conflict in Libya. The African Union has been heard on the regional and international levels in terms of international justice and must continue doing so by working, notably, in the settlement of the conflict in [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan Must End Violence Against Civilians, Allow Humanitarian Aid – Joint Statement

WASHINGTON, May 27 (Sputnik) – South Sudan should immediately end violence against civilians in the South Kordofan province and allow immediate humanitarian access to the area, the Troika countries said in a joint statement on Friday. “The Sudanese government has a responsibility to protect all its citizens,” the Troika, which comprises the United States, United Kingdom and [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Troika statement on current situation in Sudan

The following statement was issued jointly by the governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway: The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States) are appalled by the Sudanese government’s aerial bombardment of civilians in Kauda and the Heiban area of South Kordofan, including the bombing [...]