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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 [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

UN war-crimes advisory panel on Sri Lanka meets in New York

UN war-crimes advisory panel on Sri Lanka meets in New York TamilNet, Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 05:42 GMT] The United Nations Panel on Sri Lanka met for the first time in New York Monday at the UN’s North Lawn building, Inner City Press (ICP) reported. The meeting of Panel members Marzuki Darusman, a former Attorney [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Middle East

Iran: US Regime Change Project is Immoral and Illegal

Iran:  US Regime Change Project is Immoral and Illegal in Imperialism — by David William Pear — July 25, 2018 “We’re going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.” (US General Wesley Clark, former Supreme Commander of NATO) Contemptuous of international law, the US makes [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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Africa

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short.

Kofi Annan was a strong voice for peace. Rwanda was where he fell short. By Timothy Longman August 20 Kofi Annan, the first U.N. secretary general from sub-Saharan Africa, died Saturday after a short illness. Annan, a career U.N. diplomat, served as secretary general from 1997 to 2006 and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for his work toward “a [...]

  • 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 28 / 2018
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Middle East

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted Tehran (ISNA) – The ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to UN Gholamali Khoshroo emphasized that the international community must be vigilant n ot to let the horrors of mass killings and genocide of the past be repeated in the future. Mr. [...]

  • Mar 07 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

NK fires missiles off Japanese coast

  World NK fires missiles off Japanese coast 518 words 7 March 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   NORTH Korea yesterday fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off northwest Japan, just days after Pyongyang promised retaliation over American-South Korean military drills it sees as a [...]

  • Feb 21 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

无视俄利益 奥巴马一子错

  EJ GLOBAL plus 信观点 EJ GLOBAL plus 无视俄利益 奥巴马一子错 Christopher R. Hill 1318 words 8 October 2016 信报 (简体) HKEJCN A25 Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016 信报财经新闻有限公司版权所有,不得转载。   在美国总统奥巴马的8年任期步入尾声之际,外界对他无法遏止敍利亚杀戮的批评愈演愈烈,不少人将之称为他「最坏的错误」。然而,这些批评者提出的替代方案,其实同样有不少问题。 批评者认为,奥巴马未有及早和决断地介入内战,是在逃避联合国所认同的「保护的责任」(Responsibility to Protect,R2P),即协助保护平民不受其政府以战争罪行迫害的责任。更甚者,奥巴马此举创造了一个让第三方力量在冲突中支持巴沙尔政府的空间,为政府军提供军事训练及空袭支援的俄国。 For full article click here

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