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  • 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 13 / 2016
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North America

‘Responsibility to protect’ Whither the norm

  ‘Responsibility to protect’ Whither the norm DR MAQSUDUL HASAN NURI 1051 words 13 November 2016 Business Recorder AIWBUR English © 2016 Business Recorder. All Rights Reserved.   At the time of this writing, the Syrian crisis is in its fifth year, with rising toll in human casualties and refugees despite a temporary truce agreed [...]

  • Nov 01 / 2016
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North America

How to Succeed in the Networked World

How to Succeed in the Networked World Anne-Marie Slaughter 5346 words 1 November 2016 Foreign Affairs FRNA 76-V Volume 95; Issue 6; ISSN:00157120 English Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.   [...]it is the world of many of the most pressing twenty-first-century global threats. [...]much of the civil rights work of this century will entail [...]

  • Oct 26 / 2016
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SECURITY – The complete failure of ‘responsibility to protect’

  News SECURITY – The complete failure of ‘responsibility to protect’ TOM ESSLEMONT 1057 words 26 October 2016 Bangkok Post BKPOST English (c) 2016. The Post Publishing Public Company Limited. All Rights Reserved.   As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to [...]

  • Oct 03 / 2016
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North America

Russia is winning the Syrian war

  Russia is winning the Syrian war by Crikey 611 words 3 October 2016 Crikey CRIKAU English (c) Copyright 2016 Private Media Partners Pty. Ltd. All Right Reserved.   It does not take much political imagination to get to the point where the situation in Syria, particularly the battle for Aleppo, should invoke the principle [...]

  • Sep 20 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

NZ gov must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru & Manus

  Press Release NZ gov must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru & Manus Aotearoa Human Rights Lawyers Association 359 words 20 September 2016 05:28 PM Scoop.co.nz SCCONZ English Copyright 2016, scoop.co.nz All Rights Reserved.   PRESS RELEASE: NZ government must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island 20 September 2016 [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

NGO launches project to join peace-building efforts

The Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights media advocacy non-governmental organisation, has joined efforts geared at building peace in the country before, during and after the 2016 elections with the launching of its Change for Peace Education (CAPE) project By Dennis Peprah, GNA Sunyani, Sept.1, GNA – The Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Daesh Reportedly Executes Nine Youths With Chainsaws in Iraq

A fighter of Daesh, also known as ISIL, holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, Iraq, in this June 23, 2014. On Tuesday, the terrorist group reported that Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, its second-in-command, was dead — one of 40 terrorists killed in a Russian airstrike in the Aleppo province. [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Egypt’s Christians, Amid Rising Hostility, Reach ‘Breaking Point’

MINYA, Egypt — The Egyptian government has appointed Imam Mahmoud Gomaa, a Muslim cleric, to keep the peace between Christians and Muslims in this corner of upper Egypt. ”Everything is good,” he insisted in an interview, citing Christian participation in his official peace-building initiative. But just a few hours later, the local bishop, Makarios, offered [...]