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  • Jan 08 / 2017
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Europe, Middle East

Global Powers’ Commitment To Intervene In Genocides May Be Waning

As U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon prepares to hand the baton to his successor, Portugal’s Antonio Guterres, on New Year’s Day, he is lamenting “unfinished business” in a key U.N. doctrine meant to stop genocidal acts. Ban has described Syria as a “gaping hole in the global conscience.” The U.N. fears that South Sudan is [...]

  • 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

When R2P runs into ISIS

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine, adopted at the United Nations World Summit in 2005, is Canada’s gift to the community of nations. Thanks to the diplomatic overtures of then prime minister Paul Martin and other prominent Liberal politicians, thinkers and diplomats, the UN embraced the notion that the community of nations has an obligation to prevent genocide [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

‘They Don’t Even Try to Hide it’: 1000s Killed by Daesh Buried in Mass Graves

Mass Gravesite In Iraq Most estimates put the number of known victims between 5,200 and 15,000, with some calculations based on Daesh propaganda and others on the testimonies of survivors. Some of the graves are scattered throughout Sinjar Mountain in Northern Iraq, after the group recaptured the territory in August 2014 from the Yazidi ethnic group. Every [...]

  • Aug 15 / 2016
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Europe

Experto de la ONU defiende acciones militares contra el Estado Islámico; ONU YIHADISMO

Experto de la ONU defiende acciones militares contra el Estado Islámico; ONU YIHADISMO 581 words 11 March 2015 01:23 PM Agencia EFE – Servicio Internacional AGEINT Spanish Copyright 2015 Agencia EFE. All Rights Reserved Ginebra, 11 mar (EFE).- La comunidad internacional tiene el deber de proteger a las poblaciones en territorios que han caído bajo [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Obama Explains the $400 Million Payment to Iran; Media Joins Clinton Campaign; Trump’s Message; State of Donald Trump’s Campaign Examined; Interview with Dr. Ben Carson; Clint Eastwood Criticizes Political Correctness

(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) SEAN HANNITY, HOST (voice-over): Tonight… BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: As ISIL is beaten back, we’re gaining vast amounts of intelligence, thousands of documents, thumb drives, digital files which we will use to keep destroying ISIL’s networks and stop foreign fighters. HANNITY: President Obama tries to defend his disastrous record on [...]

  • Aug 01 / 2016
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Middle East

«Le gouvernement doit libérer nos enfants, sinon qu’il démissionne»

  «Le gouvernement doit libérer nos enfants, sinon qu’il démissionne» 1151 words 1 August 2016 L’ Orient-Le Jour LOLJO French © Copyright 2016. L’Orient-Le Jour. Droits de reproduction et de diffusion réservés. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com Company All Rights Reserved.   Rania Raad Tawk | OLJ Les familles des neuf militaires pris en otage par [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

Taking the low moral ground

Fielding questions Wednesday from Conservative Jason Kenney, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion wanly insisted his government lacked the evidence to say the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is guilty of genocide. Thursday the minister flipflopped, in the face of a new UN report providing conclusive evidence thereof. The opposition, no surprise, renewed its call for Canada [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Dion accepts UN report that calls Daesh attacks on Yazidis genocide

The conclusion is stark and damning: “ISIS has committed, and continues to commit, the crime of genocide, as well as multiple crimes against humanity and war crimes, against the Yazidis.” On Thursday, a report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said that Daesh — also known as ISIS and ISIL — is seeking “to destroy [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

Michael den Tandt: Five ways the Liberals’ policy on genocidal ISIL is a bungled, confusing mess

Fielding questions Wednesday from Conservative Jason Kenney, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion wanly insisted his government lacked the evidence to say the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is guilty of genocide. Thursday the minister flip-flopped, in the face of a new UN report providing conclusive evidence thereof. The opposition, no surprise, renewed its call for Canada [...]

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