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  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East, North America

The right to intervene

OPINION Humanitarian intervention has often been used as a pretext for regime change. A short history of the global community’s struggle to agree on the ground rules Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

India cancelled my visa under China’s pressure: Uyghur leader

Pressure from China was the main reason why India cancelled the visa granted to him earlier, Germany-based Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa told The Indian Express Monday. Urging the Centre to review its decision on his visa, Isa said India has a responsibility to teach China a lesson in democracy. “I don’t know the exact reason [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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North America

Dr Barack versus President Obama

New Delhi, March 14 – Barack Obama‘s foreign policy, like the main character in Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, reflects a moral duality that has befuddled friends and enemies alike and will complicate the evolving world order. As Dr Barack, deeply influenced by the 20th century Christian [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Middle East

UN’s R2P law best solution to Syrian crisis: US pol scientist

Zafri Mudasser Nofil New Delhi, Feb 28 (PTI) The Syrian civil war is a disease and groups like ISIS are its symptoms, according to Iranian- American political scientist Majid Rafizadeh who says the best option to tackle it is UN sending a coalition of forces under its R2P law to take control of Syria and stop the [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

A Chess Game without Vision (No. of pages: 1)

There is a deadly and dangerous game going on in West Asia which nobody controls any more. EDITORIALS Economic & Political Weekly EPW february 6, 2016 vol lI no 6 9 A Chess Game without Vision There is a deadly and dangerous game going on in West Asia which nobody controls any more. D ouble [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Uncategorized

Eyes in the sky: satellites and war

How geospatial technology is exposing atrocities and breaches of international humanitarian law in war zones Technology can expose human rights violations in conflict areas, but associated policy must be carefully thought through, Renata Sivacolundhu writes. In 1995, classified satellite imagery revealing evidence of mass killings of civilians in Srebrenica was tabled in the United Nations Security [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

Its already taken too long to intervene in Burundi

Gitura Mwaura It is welcome news that the African Union has started talks on sending troops from the East Africa Standby Force to Burundi. It is about time, even as reports of more than 100 people killed in the past week seemed to firm the fear that this could be genocide in the making in the strife-torn [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Europe

Education key to preventing genocides, says Ban honouring Holocaust victims

New York, Jan 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS): As the global community gathered to commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi extermination camp 71 years ago, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stressed that the most effective way to stand up for human rights, fight xenophobia and prevent new genocides is by educating new generations about [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Call to Protect Rights of Kids, Women

Call to Protect Rights of Kids, Women Express News Service Kurnool: MP B Renuka has appealed to educationalists and scholars to take it as their personal responsibility to protect the rights of children and women. For full article, click here.

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Ahmed Patel to Centre: Diluting Forest Rights Act not in interest of Adivasis

New Delhi, Jan. 21 — In a letter to Union MInister for Tribal Affairs, Jual Oram, senior Congress Party leader Ahmed Patel has criticised the Centre for allowing the Government of Maharashtra to exercise absolute control over forest management and the sale of forest produce. Referring to the Forest Rights Act, 2006, Patel described this [...]

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