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ICC to open separate initial examinations of Philippines ‘war on drugs;’ Venezuela protests
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018
ICC to open separate initial examinations of Philippines ‘war on drugs;’ Venezuela protests
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Thursday that she will open preliminary examinations into the so-called “war on drugs” campaign launched by the Government of the Philippines and, separately analyze alleged crimes committed by Venezuela related to the demonstrations and ongoing political unrest there.Read Full Article ...
 
Maldives: Democracy under ‘all-out assault,’ warns UN rights chief
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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Maldives: Democracy under ‘all-out assault,’ warns UN rights chief
The declaration of the state of emergency in the Maldives by President Abdulla Yameen and the resulting suspension of constitutional guarantees have undermined...
 
UN calls on Maldives to respect Supreme Court decision, says 'ready' to help ease political im
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Friday, 02 February 2018
UN calls on Maldives to respect Supreme Court decision, says 'ready' to help ease political im
Following the Maldives' Supreme Court decision ordering the release of convicted opposition leaders and the reinstatement of 12 parliamentarians, United Nat...
 
Mali human rights situation still a concern – UN report
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Thursday, 01 February 2018
Mali human rights situation still a concern – UN report
Despite the signing of a 2015 Peace Agreement, the human rights situation in Mali still remains a concern, according to a United Nations report published on Th...
 
Security operations by Myanmar show ‘established pattern’ of domination over ethnic groups – UN expe
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Security operations by Myanmar show ‘established pattern’ of domination over ethnic groups – UN expe
What Myanmar’s Government has claimed are military and security operations are “actually an established pattern” of domination and aggression against ethnic groups, the United Nations independent expert on the rights situation there said on Thursday, reporting on her visit to nearby countries, including Bangladesh, which is hosting nearly 900,000 Rohingya r...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.