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Posts Categorized / North America

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa, North America

How to make R2P work

The international community selectively applies the principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and too often turns a blind eye to mass atrocities, including genocide. Yet there have been instances when the world has done the right thing, intervening to prevent the mass slaughter of innocent civilians, thereby vindicating R2P. Biggest successes “I think R2P, in [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

America’s Retreat and the Agony of Aleppo

Sarajevo and Aleppo, two cities once part of the Ottoman Empire, two cities whose diverse populations have included Muslims and Christians and Jews, two cities rich in culture that have been besieged and split in two and ravaged by violence, two cities where children have been victims — 20 years apart. What a difference two [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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North America

Return to UN peacekeeping; Little peace to keep for Canada’s Liberal government

Canada’s Liberal government wants to get back into United Nations peacekeeping. Unfortunately, there’s not much peace to keep. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Africa this week scouting out the terrain. The UN has 12 peacekeeping operations on the go in the continent. Some, like those aimed at keeping the peace between Israel and its neighbours, have been [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa, Europe, North America

Genocide and protection

In the aftermath of the Second World War, the civilized world recoiled in horror as the full extent of the Holocaust was revealed. And “Never Again!” became a common refrain in the post-war era, a solemn pledge for future generations. The war devastated the traditional European powers and smashed the old international order. A new [...]

  • Aug 15 / 2016
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North America

Corea del Norte: Violaciones DDHH ordenadas por gobierno,ONU.

Corea del Norte: Violaciones DDHH ordenadas por gobierno,ONU. 168 words 22 December 2014 03:50 PM ANSA – Spanish Service (BASP) ANSECL Spanish © 2014 ANSA. NUEVA YORK, 22 (ANSA) – Las violaciones de los derechos humanos en Corea del Norte representan “una política deliberada ordenada por los niveles más altos del gobierno”, dijo el Consejo [...]

  • Aug 13 / 2016
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North America

Acusa ONU masacres de civiles en Yemen

Internacional Acusa ONU masacres de civiles en Yemen IPS 1057 words 3 October 2015 Reforma.com REFCOM Spanish © Derechos Reservados 2015 Consorcio Interamericano de Comunicación, S. A. de C. V. Todos los Derechos Reservados. La coalición liderada por Arabia Saudita, que continúa sus ataques aéreos contra las fuerzas insurgentes en el vecino Yemen, está adquiriendo [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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North America

Pedido canadiense a las agencias internacionales para que investiguen el asesinato de Berta Cáceres; El siguiente mensaje es emitido por: Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

Pedido canadiense a las agencias internacionales para que investiguen el asesinato de Berta Cáceres; El siguiente mensaje es emitido por: Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs; PR Newswire 681 words 16 March 2016 11:26 AM PR Newswire en Español PRNWES Spanish Copyright © 2016 PR Newswire Association LLC. Derechos [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Hillary, Queen of War: The Road Map Ahead

US Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton The Saudi Foreign Ministry was forced to go on a non-denial denial overdrive about a visit to Israel on July 22 by a delegation led by retired Gen. Anwar Eshki. Eshki happens to be close to Saudi intel superstar and onetime close Osama bin Laden pal Prince Turki bin Faisal, who [...]