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  • Dec 22 / 2016
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North America

Responsibility to protect’ not easy to make reality

‘Responsibility to protect’ not easy to make reality Robert Sibley Robert Sibley Orillia Packet & Times 594 words 22 December 2016 The Packet & Times ORLAPT Final A6 English Copyright © 2016 The Packet & Times   Nearly two decades ago, Michael Ignatieff, a future Liberal party leader and would-be prime minister, was instrumental in [...]

  • Dec 22 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

China provides humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

  China provides humanitarian aid to Afghanistan Farid Behbud 185 words 22 December 2016 01:22 AM Xinhua’s China Economic Information Service XNHA English (c) 2016 新华通讯社版权所有,未经协定授权,禁止下载使用。   KABUL, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) — The Chinese government on Wednesday provided non-emergency humanitarian supplies to the Afghan government to assist the vulnerable Afghan families and boost bilateral ties. [...]

  • Dec 20 / 2016
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North America

‘Responsibility to protect’ not easy to make reality

by Robert Sibley Nearly two decades ago, Michael Ignatieff, a future Liberal party leader and would-be prime minister, was instrumental in formulating a concept we may want to revisit in the aftermath of the tragedy of Aleppo. In 2001, Ignatieff was one of three members of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty set [...]

  • Dec 19 / 2016
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North America

When To Intervene?

When To Intervene? Trump is likely to reject a U.S. role in policing crimes against humanity through UN’s ‘R2P‘ doctrine, write Robert W. Murray and W. Andy Knight Robert W. Murray and W. Andy Knight Edmonton Journal 1205 words 19 December 2016 Edmonton Journal EDJR Early A9 English Copyright © 2016 Edmonton Journal   In [...]

  • Dec 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Malaysia talks tough on Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya

  Malaysia talks tough on Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Esther Htusan By ESTHER HTUSAN Associated Press 666 words 19 December 2016 05:34 AM Associated Press Newswires APRS English (c) 2016. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.   YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Malaysia, the most outspoken of Myanmar’s neighbors over its treatment of its Muslim ethnic [...]

  • Dec 17 / 2016
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North America

Aleppo and the return of history

Aleppo and the return of history 996 words 17 December 2016 The Globe and Mail GLOB Ontario F6 English ©2016 The Globe and Mail Inc. All Rights Reserved.   An editorial on Saturday incorrectly referred to Susan Power as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. In fact, her name is Samantha Power. Between 1989 [...]

  • Dec 16 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Campaign in Vietnam helps raise public awareness of gender equality

  SOCIAL PROTECTION & DEVELOPMENT Campaign in Vietnam helps raise public awareness of gender equality 376 words 16 December 2016 Vietnam News Summary VENEWS English Copyright 2016. Vian Company Limited.   A series of activities were organised nationwide during an action month for gender equality and fight against gender-based violence, contributing to raising public awareness [...]

  • Dec 16 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Decoding Najib’s megaphone diplomacy

  Decoding Najib’s megaphone diplomacy 1209 words 16 December 2016 The Jakarta Post JKPOST 7 English (c) 2016 The Jakarta Post   A. Ibrahim Almuttaqi, Jakarta Earlier this month, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak made what many saw as a serious breach of diplomatic protocol when he spoke out against Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya — treatment [...]

  • Dec 16 / 2016
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Africa

‘Meltdown’ in Aleppo is a new low point in inhumanity

‘Meltdown’ in Aleppo is a new low point in inhumanity 839 words 16 December 2016 Cape Times CAPTIM E1 8 English © 2016 Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd   Aleppo has defined 21st century inhumanity and will go down in history as representing the worst of human carnage, just like Halabja, Srebrenica and Rwanda. There are [...]

  • Dec 16 / 2016
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North America

Editorial Exchange: Fall of Aleppo signals a dangerous new era

Editorial Exchange: Fall of Aleppo signals a dangerous new era BY TORONTO STAR CP 870 words 16 December 2016 02:11 PM The Canadian Press CPR English (c) 2016 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved.   An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Dec. 15: It took 4,000 years to build Aleppo, a United Nations official [...]