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  • Feb 10 / 2017
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Middle East

Pourquoi ont-ils tué Mouammar Kadhafi?

Dans son livre “Obkectif Kadhafi”, Patrick Mbeko revient sur 42 années de guerres secrètes contre le chef de la Jamahiriya arabe lybienne. Une chronique de Boniface Musavuli, parue sur le site Agora Vox, que nous publions avec l’acccord de l’auteur par La redaction de Mondafrique  - 24 janvier 2017 583PARTAGES 544 1 38  Le 20 [...]

  • Jan 25 / 2017
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Middle East

“هداية” من الدوحة: الإمارات تمنع التطرف بالتسامح والسعادة.

  “هداية” من الدوحة: الإمارات تمنع التطرف بالتسامح والسعادة. 295 words 25 January 2017 Emirates News Agency (WAM) WAMAE Arabic © 2017, Emirates News Agency (WAM), All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   الدوحة في 25 يناير / وام / وصف سعادة مقصود كروز المدير التنفيذي لمركز هداية.. دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة [...]

  • Jan 09 / 2017
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Middle East

Non-interference or the responsibility to protect?

On Friday, representatives of 85 political parties from 36 countries will gather in Kuala Lumpur for the ninth General Assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties. Quite apart from curiosity about a gathering with which I had not hitherto been familiar, one thought struck me: what could possibly unite such an inevitably diverse [...]

  • Jan 08 / 2017
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Europe, Middle East

Global Powers’ Commitment To Intervene In Genocides May Be Waning

As U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon prepares to hand the baton to his successor, Portugal’s Antonio Guterres, on New Year’s Day, he is lamenting “unfinished business” in a key U.N. doctrine meant to stop genocidal acts. Ban has described Syria as a “gaping hole in the global conscience.” The U.N. fears that South Sudan is [...]

  • Jan 08 / 2017
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Europe, Middle East

As Syrian deaths mount, world’s ‘responsibility to protect’ takes a hit: experts

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to the world’s responsibility to protect populations under threat? The Geneva Conventions and the United Nations Security Council were established after World War Two to maintain peace and protect people [...]

  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East, North America

Opinion: Trump likely to reject U.S. role policing mass atrocities

In the years since its initial articulation in 2001, the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine has experienced a rocky road. Originally presented as a transformation to the understanding of one of the most vital norms of international society, namely, sovereignty, R2P has been unable to gain the necessary traction it needed from states to achieve [...]

  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East

‘Responsibility to protect?’ Empty words after Aleppo

By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Updated 11:59 AM ET, Wed December 14, 2016 “The duty to prevent and halt genocide and mass atrocities lies first and foremost with the State, but the international community has a role that cannot be blocked by the invocation of sovereignty.” The United Nations said that in 2005 about its “responsibility to protect.” [...]

  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East, Uncategorized

Looking back at Kosovo can move the Syria conflict forward

LLOYD AXWORTHY AND ALLAN ROCK  Special to The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 7:00AM EDT President Obama seems finally ready to engage in Syria with more than hollow rhetoric. Sadly, this comes after more than 100,000 deaths, two million refugees and massive internal destruction. It comes too after sustained inaction has allowed fanatic [...]

  • Dec 29 / 2016
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Middle East

Les leçons d’Alep appellent à la lucidité

La chute d’Alep, reprise par les forces loyales au président syrien Bachar el-Assad, ne marque ni la fin du prologue ni le début de l’épilogue d’une guerre civile qui dure déjà depuis cinq ans et demi et qui est aussi un conflit régional, voire mondial, par forces interposées. La prochaine grande bataille se livrera dans [...]

  • Dec 21 / 2016
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Middle East

الجعفري: مشروع القرار حول سورية الذى قدمته قطر وليشتنشتاين يثبت نفاقاً وفجوة هائلة بين النهج والتطبيق ويقوض فرص الحل السياسي

  الجعفري: مشروع القرار حول سورية الذى قدمته قطر وليشتنشتاين يثبت نفاقاً وفجوة هائلة بين النهج والتطبيق ويقوض فرص الحل السياسي 1713 words 21 December 2016 Syrian Arab News Agency SANSYR Arabic © 2016, Syrian Arab News Agency, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   نيويورك-سانا أكد مندوب سورية الدائم لدى الأمم [...]

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