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  • Feb 26 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

A people without a country

  INTERNATIONAL A people without a country Haroon Habib 608 words 26 February 2017 The Hindu THINDU English (c) 2017 Kasturi & Sons Ltd   INTERNATIONAL “Why are we punished, we are not involved in any militancy,” says Insan Ali, an elderly man living in the Teknaf refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar. He’s one [...]

  • Jan 18 / 2017
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North America

The Lost Hopes for South Sudan

By Helen Epstein After half a century of civil war, South Sudan declared independence from Sudan, in 2011. Two years later, the world’s youngest country erupted in its own civil war. In 2015, the combatants signed a peace agreement, but then the scales of power were tipped, and the government struck out against the opposing [...]

  • Jan 14 / 2017
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Europe

Rohingya conflict: What constitutes genocide?

  Rohingya conflict: What constitutes genocide? 747 words 13 January 2017 10:02 AM Deutsche Welle DEUEN English (c) 2017. Deutsche Welle.   The Malaysian government and activists accuse Myanmar of committing genocide against Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar, of course, rejects these claims. In a DW interview, historian Boris Barth explains this often misused term. DW: How would you explain [...]

  • Jan 14 / 2017
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Africa

Ethiopia Takes a Deep and Foreboding Breath

  Ethiopia Takes a Deep and Foreboding Breath by James Jeffrey 1529 words 21 December 2016 01:00 PM All Africa AFNWS English (c) 2016 AllAfrica, All Rights Reserved   Addis Ababa, Dec 21, 2016 (Inter Press Service/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Smart phone users in the Ethiopian capital are rejoicing. After a two-month [...]

  • 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 09 / 2016
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Uncategorized

Asamblea General exige detener los ataques a civiles en Siria

Asamblea General exige detener los ataques a civiles en Siria 292 words 9 December 2016 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. 09 de diciembre, 2016 — La Asamblea General de la ONU expresó hoy gran alarma por la escalada de violencia en Siria, especialmente en Alepo, y adoptó una resolución que exige [...]

  • Dec 05 / 2016
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North America

Conflict lurches toward genocide

Geoffrey P . Johnston 1397 words 5 December 2016 The ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria and the resultant refugee crises tend to dominate international news. Meanwhile, the escalating civil conflict and threat of genocide in South Sudan are being largely ignored by traditional news outlets and online digital news sites. The long-suffering people of [...]

  • 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 09 / 2016
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Europe

Tras los acuerdos de paz, otra lucha para los indígenas

Colombia ha celebrado un referéndum tras la negociación con las FARC. Un proceso parecido al de Guatemala, hace 20 años. Sin embargo, las comunidades indígenas de los dos países se siguen enfrentando a retos considerables. Entre ellos, empoderar a su población, en especial las mujeres. Evitar la explotación del territorio por parte de las empresas. Y promover [...]

  • Oct 18 / 2016
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Middle East

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syrienne

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syriennes 18 OCT. 2016 PAR LES INVITÉS DE MEDIAPART BLOG : LE BLOG DE LES INVITÉS DE MEDIAPART Alise Mofrej, Bassma Kodmani, Suheir Atassi et Hind Kabawat, quatre femmes du Haut Comité des négociations (HCN) de l’opposition syrienne, font le point et analysent le rôle essentiel des femmes dans le conflit en Syrie. [...]

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