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  • Jan 07 / 2017
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Middle East

‘Responsibility to protect?’ Empty words after Aleppo

By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Updated 11:59 AM ET, Wed December 14, 2016 “The duty to prevent and halt genocide and mass atrocities lies first and foremost with the State, but the international community has a role that cannot be blocked by the invocation of sovereignty.” The United Nations said that in 2005 about its “responsibility to protect.” [...]