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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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North America

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the United Nations Security Council Thank you very much Mr President and good to see you in New York again. Thank you to Russia for the opportunity to discuss holistically the situation in the [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Syria air strikes: Were they legal?

Syria air strikes: Were they legal? By Marc WellerProfessor of International Law 14 April 2018 Related Topics Syrian civil war Media captionMissiles are launched from a ship in an unknown location and French Rafale jets take off The justifications put forward by the US, UK and France for the air strikes in Syria have focused [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

SOAS scholar gives evidence at Foreign Affairs Committee on responsibility to protect and humanitarian intervention

SOAS scholar gives evidence at Foreign Affairs Committee on responsibility to protect and humanitarian intervention 11 May 2018 Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Director of the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice, and Associate Professor of International Relations at SOAS University of London, gave evidence at the Foreign Affairs Committee on the Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Myanmar willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya

Myanmar willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Says its security adviser; migration experts skeptical Star Report Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said yesterday. He was speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue, a [...]

  • 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, [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Mar 06 / 2017
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Europe

Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours

  East & Horn Africa Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours Reuters 468 words 6 March 2017 10:07 AM The Africa Report.com AFREP English Copyright 2017 Jeune Afrique All Rights Reserved.   Somali prime minister’s office said in a statement on Saturday (March 4) that 110 people have died in southern [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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Europe

Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid

  Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid 784 words 20 February 2017 12:28 PM Reuters News LBA English Copyright 2017 Thomson Reuters. All Rights Reserved.   GARISSA, Kenya, Feb 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Along a dusty road between the northern Kenyan town of Garissa and the village of Kasha, the carcasses [...]

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