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  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Refugee thought he was safe in SA

Yesterday morning James Biamungu* – the Democratic Republic of Congo refugee in search of human security – woke up in a bed. It is the first time in months he has not slept on a wooden plank in Pretoria Central Prison cells, or on the pavement outside the offices of the city’s UN building. On Friday at [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Obama proud of decisions despite Middle East horror; Hopes for a free and democratic Arab world have drowned in the blood of 470,000 dead Syrians

The horrendous last five years in the Middle East started with joy at the fall of dictators in Tunis and Cairo. Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali’s flight to Saudi Arabia, but especially US president Barack Obama‘s refusal to protect Hosni Mubarak, inspired Syrians and Libyans to rise up in turn. Hopes for a free and democratic Arab world [...]

  • Apr 02 / 2014
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Africa

‘PROTECT THOSE AT RISK’, MPS PLEAD

  ‘PROTECT THOSE AT RISK’, MPS PLEAD TIM SCULTHORPE, Arj Singh, Soraya Kishtwari By Tim Sculthorpe, Arj Singh and Soraya Kishtwari, Press Association Political Staff 745 words 2 April 2014 13:50 Press Association National Newswire PRESSA English (c)2014, The Press Association, All Rights Reserved   MPs from across the political divide have called on the Government to [...]

  • Sep 04 / 2013
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Europe

UN offers no clear route to military action on Syria; International law on the use of force does not cover the defence of a people against their own government

  Opinion UN offers no clear route to military action on Syria; International law on the use of force does not cover the defence of a people against their own government 1032 words 4 September 2013 The Irish Times IRTI 14 English (c) 2013, The Irish Times.   The United Nations Security Council is, in many ways, [...]

  • Jun 11 / 2013
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North America

Washington better get ready for a radical at the top table

Features Washington better get ready for a radical at the top table LIZ O’Donnell Liz O’Donnell 821 words 11 June 2013 Irish Independent IINM 3; National 29 English (c) 2013 Independent Newspapers Ireland Ltd   HHUMAN rights defenders will rejoice at US President Barack Obama”s nomination of Irish-born Samantha Power to the post of US Ambassador [...]

  • Mar 13 / 2012
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Europe

Women and children raped and mutilated in Homs massacre

  Politics – World Women and children raped and mutilated in Homs massacre 360 words 13 March 2012 The Irish Examiner IRISEX English © Irish Examiner, 2012. Thomas Crosbie Media, TCH   Dozens of civilians in the Syrian city of Homs were killed in cold blood, the government and opposition said yesterday, disputing responsibility for [...]

  • May 28 / 2011
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Europe

G8 wants £24bn for Arab region

G8 wants £24bn for Arab region 431 words 28 May 2011 The Irish News IRISHN Pg. 23 English (c) 2011, The Irish News Ltd. All Rights reserved.   Wealthy countries and international lenders are aiming to provide $40 billion (£24bn) in funding for Arab countries trying to establish free democracies, officials at the G8 summit [...]

  • Apr 26 / 2011
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Europe

Anger in Middle East at double standards

Anger in Middle East at double standards 964 words 26 April 2011 Irish Independent IINM English (c) 2011 Independent Newspapers Ireland Ltd   An authoritarian Arab ruler unleashes his security forces and irregular militia gunmen to crush peaceful pro-democracy protests, killing hundreds of people, including women and children. Does the West: a) issue statements condemning [...]

  • Feb 26 / 2011
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Europe

International action on Libya.

International action on Libya. 485 words 26 February 2011 The Irish Times IRTI 19 English (c) 2011, The Irish Times.   THERE ARE signs that Muammar Gadafy’s days may be numbered. In his frenzied and bloody lashing out against his people, there are the desperate flailings of a drowning man; in his rambling, incoherent speeches, the incipient [...]

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