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Coalition troops breaching Geneva conventions in Iraq?
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Saturday, 12 April 2003
Coalition troops breaching Geneva conventions in Iraq?
United Nations observers say coalition troops are in breach of the Geneva conventions by not restraining looters or controlling mobs roaming the streets of Baghdad, Basra, and other Iraqi cities. UN spokesperson Veronique Taveau said that US soldiers failed to stop armed raiders at the al-Kindi hospital in Baghdad. Looters have targeted at least two major...
 
Workers demand worldwide Respect on May 1st
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Friday, 11 April 2003
Workers demand worldwide Respect on May 1st
Brussels, April 11, 2003 (ICFTU online): Plans for trade union activities on May 1st are advancing, as unions from all five continents respond to the call for...
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Uganda to remove its army from Congo, soon
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Friday, 11 April 2003
Uganda to remove its army from Congo, soon
Uganda has promised to remove its army from the Democratic Republic of Congo by the end of the month. President Yoweri Museveni said his forces had no reas...
 
Human right activists speak out against detention without trial in Malesia
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Friday, 11 April 2003
Human right activists speak out against detention without trial in Malesia
Malaysians should no longer be subject to detention without charge or trial, says the countrys official human rights commission. A long awaited report has ...
 
Water and humanitarian support are not reaching Iraq yet
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Friday, 11 April 2003
Water and humanitarian support are not reaching Iraq yet
Fear and chaos in Iraq is hampering efforts to bring food, water, and medicine to the beleaguered population, say international aid agencies. UNICEF said i...
 
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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.