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  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime [as delivered]

Headline: Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime [as delivered] New York, 9 December 2015 – Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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The Responsibility to Protect doctrine is faltering. Here’s why. ; R2P isn’t dead but the hubris of its proponents has wounded it.

It has been a decade since the international community endorsed the principle of “Responsibility to Protect.” But with hundreds of thousands dead in civil conflicts around the globe, it is clear that the expectations set by this doctrine are not even close to being met. Adopted by the United Nations in 2005, Responsibility to Protect (R2P) encompasses [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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100 LIVES Joins the UN in Remembering Victims of Genocide

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A group of organizations aimed at preventing genocide have welcomed the United Nations General Assembly‘s designation of December 9 as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. On September 11 of this year, UN member states [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Beating genocide

Nepal, Dec. 7 — Slaughtering people not for anything they do, but simply for who they are-their national, ethnic, racial, religious, or political identity-is morally as bad as it gets. Yet that was the fate of at least 80 million men, women, and children in the twentieth century, including Armenians in Turkey, Jews in Europe, [...]

  • Oct 14 / 2014
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Liberals betraying themselves; Originators of R2P now don’t want to honour it

One decade ago, many Canadian liberals could only watch – aghast, livid and limp – while a humanitarian principle that they’d created was mutilated beyond recognition and manipulated with fatal cynicism in Iraq. Last week, Canadian Liberals actively betrayed the same principle in the same country, refusing to mobilize it for the type of atrocity [...]

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