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  • Mar 08 / 2017
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Europe

Is The West Failing To Uphold Their Response To Protect (R2P) Commitment?

by Lewis Barton Huffington Post UK In a little over a month’s time, the world will stop and remember the Tutsi genocide of Rwanda in 1994. As we approach the twenty-third anniversary, it is customary to reflect on the lessons learnt and see how far we have come in the aftermath of such an atrocity. However in [...]

  • Jan 20 / 2017
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Africa

CAR crisis may not be next Rwanda, but still needs response: Dallaire

With the world’s eyes on South Africa, the devolving crisis happening 5,000 kilometres north in Central African Republic has received relatively little attention. Sen. Romeo Dallaire — who watched Rwanda descend into one of worst humanitarian crises of the 20th century while he was head of the UN peacekeeping force there in 1993 and 1994 — said the situation [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Aug 03 / 2016
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South America

‘Brasil deve falar com Rússia sobre crise síria’

Mundo ‘Brasil deve falar com Rússia sobre crise síria’ ISABEL FLECK 634 words 18 October 2012 Folha de São Paulo FOLHA Portuguese Copyright Empresa Folha da Manhã S/A. Todos os direitos reservados. É proibida a reprodução do conteúdo desta página em qualquer meio de comunicação, eletrônico ou impresso, sem autorização escrita da Agência Folha. (c) [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

More Countries Endorse the Kigali Principles On Peacekeeping

May 13, 2016 (The New Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Several countries, including the US, Belgium, Estonia, Guinea and Djibouti, have joined a growing number of countries in endorsing the Kigali Principles bringing the total to 24. The Kigali Principles on the Protection of Civilians, adopted in May 2015, are a set of [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa, Europe

Jewish community in UK commemorates Genocide

The Jewish community during the comemmoration event in London on Sunday. (Courtesy) The Jewish community in London marked the 22nd anniversary of the beginning of the Genocide against Tutsi on Sunday. World Jewish Relief, in partnership with JW3, a London Jewish Cultural Centre, held an event to explore the shared history of Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

[PHOTOS] UN University in Tokyo joins Rwandans to commemorate

Members of the Rwandan community in Japan with Ambassador Sebudandi. (Courtesy) Rwanda Embassy in Tokyo in collaboration with the United Nations based in the same city organised a commemorative seminar on the occasion of Kwibuka22 and to mark the observance of the International day of Reflection on the on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Participants [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Irwin Cotler: ‘Never again,’ again and again

This week marks an important moment of remembrance and reminder, of bearing witness and public warning. For it marks the 22nd anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide – an unspeakable atrocity where one million Rwandans were murdered in a three-month genocidal onslaught that began April 7, 1994. Indeed, what makes the Rwandan Genocide so unspeakable was [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Africa

International Politics; New International Politics Study Findings Reported from Orange Free State University (A concern for humanity? Anglo-American press coverage of Bosnia and Rwanda, 1992-1995)

2016 JAN 14 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Research findings on International Politics are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting from Bloemfontein, South Africa, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, “This article provides findings from a detailed analysis concerning Anglo-American newspaper coverage of [...]

  • Jul 04 / 2016
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Africa

MAKING AND UNMAKING NATIONS: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa

The analysis of these cases leads Straus to conclude that “the strongest commonality among violence in cases, and the factor that the negative cases lack, is the ideological dominance among the political and military elite of a hierarchical, nationalist founding narrative.” MAKING AND UNMAKING NATIONS: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa Scott Straus, Cornell University Press, [...]