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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

UN war-crimes advisory panel on Sri Lanka meets in New York

UN war-crimes advisory panel on Sri Lanka meets in New York TamilNet, Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 05:42 GMT] The United Nations Panel on Sri Lanka met for the first time in New York Monday at the UN’s North Lawn building, Inner City Press (ICP) reported. The meeting of Panel members Marzuki Darusman, a former Attorney [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Kashmir: In paradigm of international law

Kashmir: In paradigm of international law Mahrukh A Mughal THE UN has recently passed a resolution reporting the situation in Kashmir from June 2016 to April 2018, and General Human Rights Concerns in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. This report has revealed multiple cases of abuse of the fundamental human rights of the people [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe

MEPs call on Council summit to come up with common European solution to migration crisis

MEPs call on Council summit to come up with common European solution to migration crisis Written by Martin Banks and Julie Levy-Abegnoli on 25 June 2018 in News A mini-summit in Brussels on Sunday where leaders of 16 EU countries tried to reach agreement on migration issues ended without a formal joint statement. Instead, the European Commission has [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system

European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system 27 September 2014 European leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly today raised the spectre of what some saw as Russia’s largely unchallenged actions in Ukraine and the march of armed militants through large swaths of northern Iraq as emblematic of an international system [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe, Uncategorized

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror 29 September 2014 In the face of terrorist attacks on Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and other lethal crises, Pope Francis’ representative at the General Assembly’s high-level annual meeting today called for a reinvigorated United Nations capable [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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North America

‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row

‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row Admiral who oversaw Osama bin Laden raid says he would be honoured to have his security clearance removed like John Brennan’s Joanna Walters and agencies  @Joannawalters13 Fri 17 Aug 2018 05.25 BST More than a dozen senior intelligence officials, including the retired navy admiral who oversaw the raid [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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North America

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land By JP Casey The US Government is pushing ahead with its plans to open up land formerly belonging to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to mining companies, despite lawsuits filed against the Trump administration by environmental groups. US President Donald Trump rolled back [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

SOAS scholar gives evidence at Foreign Affairs Committee on responsibility to protect and humanitarian intervention

SOAS scholar gives evidence at Foreign Affairs Committee on responsibility to protect and humanitarian intervention 11 May 2018 Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Director of the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice, and Associate Professor of International Relations at SOAS University of London, gave evidence at the Foreign Affairs Committee on the Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

British MPs call for war crimes probes at Mu’l’livaaykkaal Remembrance

British MPs call for war crimes probes at Mu’l’livaaykkaal Remembrance [TamilNet, Thursday, 20 May 2010, 09:36 GMT] Parliamentarians from all three main British political parties addressed a rally Tuesday at Westminster to commemorate the forty thousand Tamil civilians massacred last year by the Sri Lankan government forces during the closing months of the island’s civil [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Myanmar willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya

Myanmar willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Says its security adviser; migration experts skeptical Star Report Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said yesterday. He was speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue, a [...]

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