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  • Jan 27 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific, Uncategorized

美国2016年在全球七国投掷炸弹2.6万多枚

美国2016年在全球七国投掷炸弹2.6万多枚 РИАН 534 words 12 January 2017 10:44 AM 卫星新闻 (简体) RVESCN Chinese – Simplified © 2017. Sputnik. All Rights Reserved.   卫星新闻莫斯科1月12日电 根据美国外交关系协会(Council on Foreign Relations)的数据,美国2016年共在世界的7个国家投掷炸弹26 171枚。美国在叙利亚、伊拉克、阿富汗、利比亚、也门、索马里和巴基斯坦的轰炸导致上千名平民丧生,然而华盛顿却总是指责俄罗斯、中国、叙利亚等国有侵略行径、奉行扩张主义或行为残暴。 美国外交关系协会依据美国防部等官方消息渠道搜集的数据显示,美国在叙利亚和伊拉克投掷的炸弹数量最多,分别为12 192枚和12 095枚;遭到美方轰炸的还有阿富汗(1337枚)、利比亚(496枚)、也门(34枚)、索马里(12枚)和巴基斯坦(3枚)。 For full article, click here.

  • Jan 09 / 2017
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Europe

Crisis de refugiados y pérdida de derechos, la última reflexión de Bauman

Crisis de refugiados y pérdida de derechos, la última reflexión de Bauman; ZYGMUNT BAUMAN 721 words 9 January 2017 01:41 PM Agencia EFE – Servicio Nacional AGESER Spanish Copyright 2017 Agencia EFE. All Rights Reserved   Carmen Sigüenza Madrid, 9 ene (EFE).- La crisis de los refugiados, la pérdida derechos y la política de construcción [...]

  • Dec 22 / 2016
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North America

How heartbreaking images from Aleppo could actually change international norms

Chiara De Franco Huffington Post 12/22/2016 The siege of Aleppo is a mass atrocity with unprecedented levels of visibility. Confronted with the horrific images of a destroyed city, and the testimonies of wounded survivors using social media to reach out to the world, many have argued that a complete meltdown of humanity is unfolding. Some have lamented that [...]

  • Nov 28 / 2016
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Uncategorized

Silent censorship regime at work

  Silent censorship regime at work 930 words 28 November 2016 New Straits Times NSTRAT 13 English (c) 2016 New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad.   LAST week, I received an email from my UK book editor, informing me of changes made to one chapter. The chapter is on international organisations and is meant for [...]

  • Nov 13 / 2016
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North America

‘Responsibility to protect’ Whither the norm

  ‘Responsibility to protect’ Whither the norm DR MAQSUDUL HASAN NURI 1051 words 13 November 2016 Business Recorder AIWBUR English © 2016 Business Recorder. All Rights Reserved.   At the time of this writing, the Syrian crisis is in its fifth year, with rising toll in human casualties and refugees despite a temporary truce agreed [...]

  • Oct 26 / 2016
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Uncategorized

SECURITY – The complete failure of ‘responsibility to protect’

  News SECURITY – The complete failure of ‘responsibility to protect’ TOM ESSLEMONT 1057 words 26 October 2016 Bangkok Post BKPOST English (c) 2016. The Post Publishing Public Company Limited. All Rights Reserved.   As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to [...]

  • Sep 18 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Hail and farewell with UNanswered questions

The United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki-moon visits Sri Lanka on Wednesday for what is a virtual farewell call as he completes his term of office at the helm of the 193- nation world body. According to unconfirmed reports he is now a possible contender for the Presidency of his native land, South Korea. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa, North America

How to make R2P work

The international community selectively applies the principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and too often turns a blind eye to mass atrocities, including genocide. Yet there have been instances when the world has done the right thing, intervening to prevent the mass slaughter of innocent civilians, thereby vindicating R2P. Biggest successes “I think R2P, in [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Kashmir: human rights and wrongs

On August 17, more than 40 days after the start of the latest wave of brutal Indian repression of the Kashmiris, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, made a startling statement that his “sincere attempts to independently access the facts in relation to reports of human rights violations have failed” since his [...]

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