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  • Oct 18 / 2016
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Europe

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syriennes

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syriennes 18 OCT. 2016 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. Selon les Nations Unies, plus de 150 enfants ont été tués à Alep [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • Oct 17 / 2016
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Europe

Burundi: mise en place d’un génocide

Burundi: mise en place d’un génocide Lundi 17 octobre 2016 Christophe Koessler Le président Pierre Nkurunziza (ici au Forum économique mondial en 2008) ne veut pas quitter le pouvoir, alors qu’il a déjà réalisé deux mandats. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS/WEF-ERIC MILLER Le drame rwandais de 1994 pourrait se répéter bientôt au Burundi voisin. D’autant que la communauté [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

BROOKS: On the reluctance of a Syrian intervention

University of Virginia ; Charlottesville, VA – news By Brandon Brooks Share on Twitter Two weeks ago, New York Times columnist Roger Cohen wrote a scathing critique of the Obama administration’s failure to hold Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accountable for committing crimes against humanity. Throughout the article, Cohen compares President Obama’s inaction to President Bill Clinton’s initial reluctance to intervene [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Is Pakistans worst nightmare of Jew-Hindu plot coming true

It may be what Americans call a double whammy for Pakistan Army generals. To the delight of the Baloch and the anguish of Pakistan, Islamabad’s nightmare about a Yehud o Hunood sazishor “Jewish-Hindu Plot” to undo the Islamic Republic may finally be taking shape – not as a sinister cloak-and-dagger plot but as state policies [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

Western military intervention saved lives in Bosnia. It can work in Syria, too.

Muhamed Sacirbey was the first ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations and is a former Bosnian foreign minister. In 1995, he accompanied the Bosnian delegation to the Balkan peace negotiations in Dayton, Ohio, which brought a political settlement to the conflict in Bosnia. Syria’s largest city is on the brink of starvation. [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

Who’s afraid of refugees?

Jammu, Sept. 10 — Viet Thanh Nguyen is an American writer and author of the bestselling novel, The Sympathizer. He came to America with his family in the summer of 1975 after a long and arduous journey from the war ravaged Vietnam. Nguyen’s debut novel has created quite a sensation in literary circles and gone [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America

The rupture

Many once-hopeful countries are in crisis. Is this a bump in the road, or have we driven off the road entirely? In her new book, Jennifer Welsh, special adviser to the UN Secretary-General, worries for the future of liberal democracy The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century By Jennifer Welsh [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

Critique of Prof. John Akec’s mistaken UN trusteeship

By James Okuk, PhD As my part-time top boss at University of Juba, I would like to thank the Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Akec for keeping his private hobby of public writing. Many intellectuals of South Sudan and in many other African Countries abandon their hobbies when they become bosses. He needs to be appreciated [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Civilians need protection

As sectarian, ethnic and tribal violence engulf many vulnerable nations, the United Nations urgently needs to revamp peacekeeping in order to protect civilians from mass atrocities and crimes against humanity. “The world is clearly in crisis,” Simon Adams, an expert on genocide prevention, said. “We have 60 million people displaced: asylum seekers, refugees, internally displaced [...]