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Posts Tagged / United Nations Security Council (subject)

  • Jan 09 / 2017
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North America

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine is faltering. Here’s why.

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 [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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North America

CHR is in a position to recommend it anytime where human rights, Brown

NEW YORK (CİHAN)- Commission for Human Rights is in a position to recommend it anytime where human rights are being abused in situations like this.” Commenting on the use of veto power, the UN Special Envoy on Education, Gordon Brown, noted that this right should be voluntarily surrendered in the UN Security Council by countries that currently have [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Resolution Extends Sanctions on Central African Republic, Mandate of Expert Panel Assisting Oversight Committee

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Security Council Resolution Extends Sanctions on Central African Republic, Mandate of Expert Panel Assisting Oversight Committee Text Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ over Attempts to Destabilize Strife-torn Country The Security Council today extended the arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban imposed on the Central African Republic until 31 [...]

  • May 19 / 2015
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Europe

LA ÚLTIMA FRONTERA

  Internacional LA ÚLTIMA FRONTERA PEDRO RODRÍGUEZ 356 words 19 May 2015 © 2015 ABC Pese a toda la tradición de guerra justa, la intervención humanitaria sigue siendo un tabú internacional. Uno de los grandes dilemas de la sociedad internacional pasa por determinar cuándo el uso de la fuerza resulta legítimo y apropiado (jus ad [...]

  • Feb 18 / 2014
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Asia-Pacific

联合国朝鲜人权报告震惊世界

华盛顿 — 联合国星期一发表朝鲜人权状况报告,揭露平壤践踏人权的暴行,其中包括受害人讲述骇人听闻的亲身经历。这份报告引起各方强烈关注,有关人士呼吁中国不要阻挠联合国可能对朝鲜采取的制裁行动。 联合国人权调查委员会星期一在日内瓦发表了朝鲜人权状况报告,这是迄今为止有关平壤践踏人权最有权威性的报告。 报告说,朝鲜政府在“国家最高层”的决策下,犯下了当今世界上最残暴的反人类罪。这份长达400页的调查报告说,朝鲜政府有系统地对人民进行政治和宗教迫害,包括人口灭绝、谋杀、奴役、酷刑、劳改、强制堕胎和制造饥饿,以及绑架韩国和日本人质等等。 For full article, click here.

  • Sep 26 / 2013
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Middle East

مفهوم “مسؤولية الحماية” لا يزال داخل اللعبة السياسية رغم سقوطه في ليبيا وسوريا

مفهوم “مسؤولية الحماية” لا يزال داخل اللعبة السياسية رغم سقوطه في ليبيا وسوريا  GARETH EVANS 27 September 2013 فَشَلُ العالم في الرد بفعالية على الفظائع التي ترتكب في سوريا قد يعني سقوط مبادرة “مسؤولية الحماية” التي تبنتها الأمم المتحدة عام 2005، إلا لم تخرج بعد من اللعبة السياسية. فلا تزال مبادرة مسئولية الحماية تقدم نهج مبدئي [...]

  • Aug 28 / 2013
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Europe

La responsabilidad de proteger

La crisis en Siria ha vuelto a despertar el debate de si, en el ámbito del derecho internacional, cabe la posibilidad de intervenir militarmente en un país para salvaguardar a sus ciudadanos de un poder que vulnera los derechos humanos. Hasta los años noventa del siglo pasado, el único argumento para una intervención internacional bajo el amparo [...]