:::: MENU ::::

R2PLive

A global portal of R2P-related media articles for students, scholars, and civil society.

Posts Tagged / Minority Issues

  • Dec 25 / 2016
  • Comments Off
Asia-Pacific

残杀儿童强奸妇女 联合国:缅甸欲种族清洗罗兴亚人

国际 残杀儿童强奸妇女 联合国:缅甸欲种族清洗罗兴亚人 Jessica http://bbc.in/2fuDzie  944 words 25 November 2016 明报即时新闻 (简体) MNPACN Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016   联合国难民署官员表示,缅甸对境内信奉伊斯兰教的少数族群罗兴亚人(Rohingya)种族清洗,指缅甸军队杀害罗兴亚人、残杀族内儿童、强奸妇女,并焚烧及抢劫他们的住所。缅甸政府否认指控,指联合国人员不应胡乱作指控,应根据事实发言。 其他报道:  渖阳商场摆安倍鞠躬蜡像 称电路板坏了致无法站立 遭日总领馆投诉后急撤  上月9日,9名缅甸边境警卫被杀,当地有政界人士指,事件与一个罗兴亚武装组织有关,缅军及边境警卫其后开始对罗兴亚人「集体惩罚」,联合国难民署(UNHCR)在孟加拉边境城镇科克斯巴扎尔(Cox’s Bazar)分处的主管麦克基斯克(John McKissick)表示,缅甸保安部队「射杀(罗兴亚族)男人,残杀儿童、强奸妇女、抢劫并焚烧他们的房屋,强逼他们渡河前往孟加拉」。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 19 / 2016
  • Comments Off
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 16 / 2016
  • Comments Off
Asia-Pacific

Decoding Najib’s megaphone diplomacy

  Decoding Najib’s megaphone diplomacy 1209 words 16 December 2016 The Jakarta Post JKPOST 7 English (c) 2016 The Jakarta Post   A. Ibrahim Almuttaqi, Jakarta Earlier this month, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak made what many saw as a serious breach of diplomatic protocol when he spoke out against Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya — treatment [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
  • Comments Off
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
  • Comments Off
Middle East

UNRWA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Refugee

Palestine Chronicle Staff The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has called on Israel, in a statement released today, to investigate the killing of a Palestinian youth in Alfuwar refugee camp in the West Bank. Mohammed Yousef Abu hash-hash, 19, was killed on August 16, and others were injured. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
  • Comments Off
Africa

Note to Correspondents – Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Burundi

MIL OSI United Nations - Source: United Nations Headline: Note to Correspondents – Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Burundi The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed his concern at inflammatory statements by public officials that could constitute incitement to violence including, [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
  • Comments Off
Middle East

Erekat: Israel investigating own war crimes, clearing itself of all wrongdoing

By Dr. Saeb Erekat We did not expect anything less than Israel’s justification of war crimes during its last major military attack on Gaza, by clearing itself of all wrongdoing in an investigation conducted by its own colonial regime. This highlights Israel’s attitude toward bombing civilian areas, United Nations buildings (including shelters), hospitals, and other [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
  • Comments Off
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 [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
  • Comments Off
Middle East

Israel is behaving as a settler colonial state: Richard Falk

Earlier this month, a video clip of an Israeli soldier snatching a bicycle from a Palestinian girl went viral on social media. From the footage one can hear the eight-year-old crying while another soldier throws her bicycle into the bushes. Prior to that, in February this year, another video of an Israeli soldier tipping over [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
  • Comments Off
Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Can we help Kashmir?

Srinagar, Aug. 5 — There are many in Indian Kashmir who will not be able to read what was written to decry the atrocities they suffered at the hands of the Indian state forces, due to injuries to their eyes. Blame it all you can on outside forces but the fact of the matter is [...]

Pages:123456