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World Day for Refugees’ Rights. EU, USA & Australia : first countries of reception for refugees ? FIDH video clip

SOURCE: FIDH  On the occasion of the World Day for Refugees’ Rights (June 20, 2017), FIDH launches a video clip (2’12) that features the chaotic journey of a Syrian refugee family between Turkey and the […]

Tuesday، 20 June، 2017

Trust Fund for Victims decides to launch assistance programme in Côte d’Ivoire

Source: International Criminal Court via Trust Fund for Victims On the first day of its 16th Meeting, occurring from 16 to 18 May 2017, the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims (“the Trust […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017

Promoting Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and Peace Processes

Recognizing that promotion & empowerment of women & support for women’s organizations & networks are essential in the consolidation of peace to promote equal & full participation of women & encouraging Member States, donors & civil society, to provide support in this respect.” (UNSCR 1888)

Friday، 16 June، 2017

Many criticisms of International Criminal Court have validity

Source: The Irish Times By Ray Murphy Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga, who was convicted by the International Criminal Court for recruiting child soldiers. Photograph: Reuters  When the International Criminal Court (ICC) was established in 2002, […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017

Truth or Delusion?

Source : Human Wrongs Watch This makes it extraordinarily difficult for accurate information, including vital information about the endangered state of our world and how to respond appropriately, to penetrate the typical human mind. ‘Phenomenal […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017

“Fifteen years of violence there have shown that there can be no military solution to the conflict.”

Source: U.K Government Statement by Helen Mulvein, Legal Counsellor at the UK Mission to the United Nations, on the ICC and the situation in Darfur. Thank you Mr President. I would like to thank the Prosecutor […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017

Why ‘1984’ Is a 2017 Must-Read

The dystopia described in George Orwell’s nearly 70-year-old novel “1984” suddenly feels all too familiar. A world in which Big Brother (or maybe the National Security Agency) is always listening in, and high-tech devices can eavesdrop in people’s homes.

Friday، 16 June، 2017

The Children of ‘1984’: Dystopia Down the Decades

SOURCE: New York Times By JENNIFER SCHUESSLERJUNE 15, 2017 The stage adaptation of “1984” opening on Thursday, June 22, may be George Orwell’s Broadway debut. But his novel — and coinages like Big Brother, thought […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017

Culture of Impunity Must End for Justice to Prevail in Darfur, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Tells Security Council

Source: U.N Delegates Split on Handling of Sudan’s President, Other War Crimes Suspects The pervading toxic culture of impunity must be tackled in order for justice to prevail in Darfur, the International Criminal Court’s Prosecutor […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017

How to Raise a Feminist Son

Source: NEW YORK TIMES By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and ILLUSTRATIONS BY AGNES LEE We raise our girls to fight stereotypes and pursue their dreams, but we don’t do the same for our boys. Image Credit Agnes […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017