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  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

India Lashes Out at ‘Grossly Unrepresentative’ UN Security Council

India Lashes Out at ‘Grossly Unrepresentative’ UN Security Council India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin’s remarks came during a UN General Assembly general debate on Monday on The Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes against Humanity’. Updated:June 26, 2018, 1:30 PM IST The United [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Striking the Syrian Regime Is Not Legitimate

  GLOBAL Striking the Syrian Regime Is Not Legitimate The Trump administration may say it wants a humanitarian intervention. But the strikes it’s considering fail to meet the criteria that would justify it. PETER BEINART APR 13, 2018 A woman wearing a scarf depicting the Syrian opposition flag walks in the damaged areas in Deir [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Smoke and mirrors

Smoke and mirrors Mohammed Ayoob JUNE 25, 2018 00:15 IST UPDATED: JUNE 25, 2018 00:10 IST Most humanitarian interventions have been undertaken when they suit the interests of the U.S. and its allies When the Cold War ended, the withering of its restraining influences spawned many ethnic and state-breaking conflicts. Also, the feeling of hubris generated [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Uncategorized

UN Peacekeepers Perpetuating Sexual Violence: A Disgrace to R2P

Posted by Rasha Rashid on Feb 12, 2018 in Africa, Featured | UN Peacekeepers Perpetuating Sexual Violence: A Disgrace to R2P The International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty first coined the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in 2001, following the failures to intervene in the atrocities of the Rwandan genocide and the Srebrenica massacre. Such galling failures laid [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

How the Iraq war undermined the Responsibility to Protect doctrine

How the Iraq war undermined the Responsibility to Protect doctrine KERRY BOYD ANDERSON May 20, 201813:21 230 In an interview for Prospect Magazine’s June issue, Emily Thornberry, the British shadow foreign secretary, argued that “the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) is on life support, and that the aftermath of the 2011 military action in [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Is Myanmar changing its tune?

Is Myanmar changing its tune? A Myanmar official signs a MoU on the repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh with a UN representative in Myanmar, June 6, 2018. PHOTO: Office of Myanmar State Counsellor Ali Riaz Bangladesh’s decision to respond to the ICC’s request regarding the Rohingya situation, particularly about the territorial jurisdiction of ICC, is [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Africa

South African president Ramaphosa can help resolve the Gaza crisis

John J Stremlau South African president Ramaphosa can help resolve the Gaza crisis Ramaphosa could organise a coalition of countries willing to apply ‘Responsibility to Protect’ [Getty] Date of publication: 20 June, 2018 Share this page: 361 Comment: South Africa could be the force that drives Responsibility to Protect from paper into action on Gaza, [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops

  Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops © AP Photo / Osama Sami OPINION 04:19 22.06.2018Get short URL 240 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States can no longer use the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to justify its military interventions around the globe, now that it has [...]

  • 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 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.

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