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  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops

  Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops © AP Photo / Osama Sami OPINION 04:19 22.06.2018Get short URL 240 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States can no longer use the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to justify its military interventions around the globe, now that it has [...]

  • Aug 28 / 2018
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Middle East

We can help the Yazidis return home safely

We can help the Yazidis return home safely SALLY ARMSTRONG SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED JULY 3, 2018UPDATED JULY 2, 2018 Sally Armstrong is a journalist, author and human-rights activist Open this photo in gallery A Yazidi woman feeds her child in their tent at a camp for internal displaced persons, February 22, 2017 [...]

  • Aug 28 / 2018
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Middle East

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted Tehran (ISNA) – The ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to UN Gholamali Khoshroo emphasized that the international community must be vigilant n ot to let the horrors of mass killings and genocide of the past be repeated in the future. Mr. [...]

  • Jun 26 / 2017
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Middle East

مسلمو الروهينجا.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم

  مسلمو الروهينجا.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم 852 words 21 June 2015 Akhbar Al Khaleej.com AKHJ Arabic © 2015, Akhbar Al Khaleej.com, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   أصدرت المنظمة الدولية الخليجية لحقوق الإنسان دراسة بعنوان «الروهينجا في ميانمار.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم»، يسلط فيها الضوء – لأول مرة [...]

  • 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 [...]

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