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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe, Uncategorized

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror 29 September 2014 In the face of terrorist attacks on Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and other lethal crises, Pope Francis’ representative at the General Assembly’s high-level annual meeting today called for a reinvigorated United Nations capable [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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UN Peacekeepers Perpetuating Sexual Violence: A Disgrace to R2P

Posted by Rasha Rashid on Feb 12, 2018 in Africa, Featured | UN Peacekeepers Perpetuating Sexual Violence: A Disgrace to R2P The International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty first coined the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in 2001, following the failures to intervene in the atrocities of the Rwandan genocide and the Srebrenica massacre. Such galling failures laid [...]

  • Jan 27 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific, Uncategorized

美国2016年在全球七国投掷炸弹2.6万多枚

美国2016年在全球七国投掷炸弹2.6万多枚 РИАН 534 words 12 January 2017 10:44 AM 卫星新闻 (简体) RVESCN Chinese – Simplified © 2017. Sputnik. All Rights Reserved.   卫星新闻莫斯科1月12日电 根据美国外交关系协会(Council on Foreign Relations)的数据,美国2016年共在世界的7个国家投掷炸弹26 171枚。美国在叙利亚、伊拉克、阿富汗、利比亚、也门、索马里和巴基斯坦的轰炸导致上千名平民丧生,然而华盛顿却总是指责俄罗斯、中国、叙利亚等国有侵略行径、奉行扩张主义或行为残暴。 美国外交关系协会依据美国防部等官方消息渠道搜集的数据显示,美国在叙利亚和伊拉克投掷的炸弹数量最多,分别为12 192枚和12 095枚;遭到美方轰炸的还有阿富汗(1337枚)、利比亚(496枚)、也门(34枚)、索马里(12枚)和巴基斯坦(3枚)。 For full article, click here.

  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Despite high hopes, ‘responsibility to protect’ not yet fully operationalized – UN deputy chief

6 September 2016 – The United Nations deputy chief said today that collective global action is needed to overcome barriers to implementation of States’ legal commitments to protect populations from atrocity crimes – the principle known as “responsibility to protect” or R2P. “We have seen concrete implementation plans to make the ‘responsibility to protect’ a living [...]

  • 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 09 / 2016
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Asamblea General exige detener los ataques a civiles en Siria

Asamblea General exige detener los ataques a civiles en Siria 292 words 9 December 2016 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. 09 de diciembre, 2016 — La Asamblea General de la ONU expresó hoy gran alarma por la escalada de violencia en Siria, especialmente en Alepo, y adoptó una resolución que exige [...]

  • Nov 28 / 2016
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Silent censorship regime at work

  Silent censorship regime at work 930 words 28 November 2016 New Straits Times NSTRAT 13 English (c) 2016 New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad.   LAST week, I received an email from my UK book editor, informing me of changes made to one chapter. The chapter is on international organisations and is meant for [...]

  • Nov 25 / 2016
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Note to Correspondents: Statement by Adama Dieng, UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in the Central African Republic

(New York, 25 November 2016) The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng expressed deep concern over a new outbreak of violence in the Central African Republic, in which civilians are being targeted based on their ethnicity or religion. Since 21 November 2016, some 85 civilians have reportedly been killed, 76 [...]

  • Nov 17 / 2016
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Promoción y protección de los derechos humanos

La promoción del respeto de los derechos humanos es un objetivo central de las Naciones Unidas y define su identidad como una organización de personas de todo el mundo. Los Estados Miembros han encomendado al Secretario General y el Sistema de las Naciones Unidas para ayudar a alcanzar los estándares establecidos en la Carta de [...]

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