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  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Europe

‘Responsibility while protecting’: are we asking the wrong questions?

The Brazilian-proposed concept of ‘responsibility while protecting’ (RWP) has polarized opinion on how the international community should respond when civilian populations are targeted. RWP’s supporters claim it would make civilian protection interventions, especially military ones, more accountable and proportionate and rein in perceived misuse of the internationally accepted ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P). Some of RWP’s [...]

  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East

‘Responsibility to protect?’ Empty words after Aleppo

By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Updated 11:59 AM ET, Wed December 14, 2016 “The duty to prevent and halt genocide and mass atrocities lies first and foremost with the State, but the international community has a role that cannot be blocked by the invocation of sovereignty.” The United Nations said that in 2005 about its “responsibility to protect.” [...]

  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East, Uncategorized

Looking back at Kosovo can move the Syria conflict forward

LLOYD AXWORTHY AND ALLAN ROCK  Special to The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 7:00AM EDT President Obama seems finally ready to engage in Syria with more than hollow rhetoric. Sadly, this comes after more than 100,000 deaths, two million refugees and massive internal destruction. It comes too after sustained inaction has allowed fanatic [...]

  • Jan 05 / 2017
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Europe

Las enseñanzas de Alepo

  Opinión Las enseñanzas de Alepo Autor Genérico 819 words 5 January 2017 La Vanguardia VNGDIA 019 Spanish Copyright La Vanguardia Ediciones S.L. All rights reserved   La caída de Alepo bajo fuerzas leales al presidente sirio Bashar el Asad no es ni el fin del principio ni el principio del fin de la guerra [...]

  • Dec 29 / 2016
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Middle East

Les leçons d’Alep appellent à la lucidité

La chute d’Alep, reprise par les forces loyales au président syrien Bachar el-Assad, ne marque ni la fin du prologue ni le début de l’épilogue d’une guerre civile qui dure déjà depuis cinq ans et demi et qui est aussi un conflit régional, voire mondial, par forces interposées. La prochaine grande bataille se livrera dans [...]

  • Dec 23 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

日本将提供5亿美元援助难民 推进联合国发展目标

  日本政治 日本将提供5亿美元援助难民 推进联合国发展目标 KYODONEWS 297 words 22 December 2016 12:06 AM 共同网中文信息服务 (简体) KYODOS Chinese – Simplified © 共同通讯社 2016   【共同社12月22日电】日本首相安倍晋三22日在官邸召开旨在实现联合国“可持续发展目标(SDGs)”的政府推进总部会议,在会上宣布将开展5亿美元规模的难民援助措施。相关费用已被列入22日在内阁会议上通过的2016年度第三次补充预算案。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 22 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

联合国通过决议追究叙利亚境内战争罪行 中俄投反对票

  联合国通过决议追究叙利亚境内战争罪行 中俄投反对票 877 words 22 December 2016 香港中国通讯社 (简体) HKCNAC Chinese – Simplified © 2016   香港中通社12月22日电 中国常驻联合国副代表吴海涛21日说,国际社会应共同努力,为尽快重启叙利亚问题政治进程创造条件。 据新华社报道,第71届联大当天就叙利亚问题决议草案举行表决。吴海涛在会上说,中方对叙利亚冲突给人民造成的深重苦难深感痛心。中方强烈呼吁叙利亚各方从国家前途命运和人民根本利益出发,停止纷争,重回对话协商解决的正确轨道。 吴海涛说,中方一贯主张叙利亚各方都必须尊重人权,遵守国际人道法,避免伤及无辜。中方坚决反对叙利亚冲突各方任何违反国际人道法和侵犯人权的行为。同时中方认为,解决有罪不罚问题,应以尊重当事国司法主权为前提,尊重当事国主导原则,幷配合政治解决大局。 For full article, click here

  • 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 [...]

  • Dec 21 / 2016
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Middle East

الجعفري: مشروع القرار حول سورية الذى قدمته قطر وليشتنشتاين يثبت نفاقاً وفجوة هائلة بين النهج والتطبيق ويقوض فرص الحل السياسي

  الجعفري: مشروع القرار حول سورية الذى قدمته قطر وليشتنشتاين يثبت نفاقاً وفجوة هائلة بين النهج والتطبيق ويقوض فرص الحل السياسي 1713 words 21 December 2016 Syrian Arab News Agency SANSYR Arabic © 2016, Syrian Arab News Agency, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   نيويورك-سانا أكد مندوب سورية الدائم لدى الأمم [...]

  • Dec 18 / 2016
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Middle East

Alep : pourquoi le Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU a systématiquement échoué

Alep : pourquoi le Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU a systématiquement échoué Publié le 15/12/2016. Mis à jour le 18/12/2016 à 15h06. Cinq ans, 300 000 morts, une ville sacrifiée. Le drame syrien révèle une fois de plus la perversité du droit de veto accordé aux grandes puissances. Analyse et éclairage d’Olivier de Frouville, professeur de droit [...]

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