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Posts Tagged / Terrorism (subject)

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Middle East

FORUM-ASIA denounces Bacha Khan University attack

Perpetrators of the deadly attack on Bacha Khan University in Pakistan that resulted in at least 19 deaths and several injuries must be swiftly brought to justice, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) said on Tuesday. Armed militants attacked the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda of north-western Pakistan on 20 January, firing indiscriminately at [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

Botswana’s lambasts terrorism activities

Botswana is concerned about the alarming rate of terrorist activities, which remain a major threat to international peace and security. A news release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation states that terrorism in any form and from whichever quarter cannot be tolerated. The release also states that Botswana is equally concerned about [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Europe

States primarily should protect population from atrocity crimes – Latvian ambassador to UN

RIGA, Jan 20, BNS – States bear the primary responsibility to protect their populations from atrocity crimes and should make every effort to achieve political solutions to conflicts, to ensure compliance with international humanitarian law, said Latvian Ambassador to UN Janis Mazeiks at …, BNS learned from the Latvian Foreign Ministry. The ambassador underscored that failure to protect [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Europe

Justice for Raoul Wallenberg

Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat, was a beacon of light during the darkest days of the Holocaust, and his example remains so today. It has been a dark January. Thus far, 2016 – not unlike January of last year – is witnessing ongoing and tragic terrorism, atrocity, anti-Semitism and assaults on human rights. North Korea, itself [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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North America

Senate to take up bill for more scrutiny of Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate will consider new rigorous screening procedures for Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking to enter the United States as national security looms large for voters in an election year. Propelled by the Islamic State group’s attacks in Paris, the Republican-backed legislation raced through the House last November with 289 votes. That veto-proof margin included [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Middle East

You cannot let more people die on your watch in Syria: Deputy UN relief chief

New York, Jan 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With hundreds of thousands of Syrians living in a “nightmarish reality dictated by a conflict that respects few rules and obeys no laws,” the United Nations deputy humanitarian chief told the members of the UN Security Council on Friday that they cannot let more people “die on their watch.” Food, [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

UN demands aid access to Syria’s besieged towns

Condemning Syria’s “barbaric” sieges, the United Nations demanded Friday immediate access to besieged towns to deliver food, medicine and other life-saving aid to civilians facing starvation. “There can be no reason or rational, no explanation or excuse, for preventing aid from reaching people,” UN aid official Kyung-Wha Kang told an emergency Security Council meeting on ending the [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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North America

SECRETARY-GENERAL, IN BRIEFING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY, STATES NEW STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM, ADDRESSES LARGE-SCALE REFUGEE MOVEMENTS

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 14 — The United Nations issued the following press release: Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly, in New York today: Let me start by thanking you for your support and wishing you every success as we begin our important work in 2016. Happy New Year to you [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Europe

Pope Francis: speech to diplomatic corps

Source: The Holy See – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pope Francis: speech to diplomatic corps 2016-01-11 Vatican Radio http://media02.radiovaticana.va/photo/2015/01/12/ANSA725692_LancioGrande.jpg (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis delivered an address to the Corps of Diplomats Accredited to the Holy See on Monday morning, during the course of his traditional exchange of New Year’s greetings with the diplomats at the Apostolic Palace in the [...]