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  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPREME KNIGHT MR. CARL A. ANDERSON, PREPARED TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AFRICA, GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS HEARING ON THE ISIS GENOCIDE DECLARATION: WHAT NEXT?, AS RELEASED BY THE COMMITTEE – NEWS EVENT

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPREME KNIGHT MR. CARL A. ANDERSON, PREPARED TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AFRICA, GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS HEARING ON THE ISIS GENOCIDE DECLARATION: WHAT NEXT?, AS RELEASED BY THE COMMITTEE MAY 26, 2016 SPEAKER: MR. CARL A. ANDERSON SUPREME KNIGHT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS [*] ANDERSON: Thank you for [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Middle East

From Houla to Aleppo: Syria’s Srebrenica moments multiply

Joyce Karam For the 60 children, women and men who were buried under the rubble of al-Quds hospital in Aleppo, world leaders have issued statements and loud condemnations against the Assad regime before quickly resuming the talks to consider Aleppo’s inclusion in a phony cessation of hostilities” (CoH) that has become a smokescreen for inaction in [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Middle East

Knights of Columbus CEO: UN Has Vital Role in Resolving Genocide in Middle East

NEW YORK, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Nations can play a vital role in helping resolve the genocide and related humanitarian crisis now unfolding in the Middle East, said Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson in a presentation at the world body’s headquarters in New York. Anderson spoke at the U.N. as part of a panel [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

When Stakeholders Converged to Strengthen Migration Management

Apr 24, 2016 (This Day/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Recently, the Nigeria Immigration Service held its 2016 Comptroller General Annual Conference and Stakeholders Interactive Forum in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Yemi Akinsuyi writes on the event which delved into the management of migration in Nigeria. The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, saddled with the responsibility of the management of [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Middle East

All Balochistan residents are patriotic, says Zehri

The provincial government had purged the misnomer ‘settler’ from the daily use word list as all peoples living in the province, including Pashtuns, Balochs, Hazaras, Sindhis, Punjabis and others equally belonged to Balochistan and were patriotic to the core, Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri said on Wednesday. He said that people of all [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Civilian access to water becomes weapon in war

When the people of Aleppo, Syria, turned on their taps in early March, they saw clean, running water for the first time in months. In January, the Islamic State seized the sole water plant that serves the city of Aleppo and shut it down, depriving three million people of drinking water. Syrian forces reclaimed the facility last [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

The Chibok Girls Must Be Found aEUR” and Freed [Blog]

Apr 13, 2016 (International Crisis Group/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Muhammadu Buhari spoke out clearly when he took over Nigeria’s presidential seat from Goodluck Jonathan in May last year: “We cannot claim to have defeated Boko Haram without rescuing the Chibok girls and all other innocent persons held hostage by insurgents”. At that time, one year had [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

Drawing the right lessons from Libya; Drawing the right lessons from Libya

Beirut — There are important lessons to be learned from what went wrong with the NATO-led military intervention in Libya in 2011. U.S. President Barack Obama was right about that in his recent wonderfully frank interview in the Atlantic. But if we are not to compound the world’s misery, we have to take away the right lessons from [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

Travails of IDPs in Yobe

Apr 08, 2016 (Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The three major problems confronting government recognized IDPs camps in Nigeria include one, welfare: Displaced persons are finding it difficult to regain pre-conflict way of living because of the poor living condition. Secondly is security: Yet to recover from psychological trauma from loss of [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Religious minorities targeted; Part 1 of a three-part series: Genocide and Christian Refugees

It is time for the Trudeau government to take offthe rose-coloured glasses and recognize that organized religiously motivated violence is the top international security threat facing the world in 2016. Assyrians and other ancient Christian communities in Iraq and Syria are being deliberately targeted and systematically wiped out by Islamic State forces. And the Yezidi people are [...]