Archives for posts with tag: UNHumanRightsCouncil

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Blog Report: UN SECURITY COUNCIL MUST REFER SYRIA TO ICC SAYS UN HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEFS, By Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Those responsible for attacks against civilians must be held accountable, & so I reiterated my call on the SC to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court as I believe evidence points to commission of crimes against humanity. In my view, both Government forces & armed opponents have been involved in actions harming civilians,” High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/un-security-council-must-refer-syria-to-icc-says-un-human-rights-chiefs/54696Image

Blog Report: JOURNALISTS AS ENEMY/COMBATANT, By Ambassador Mo
Journalists are seen increasingly as either asset or vulnerability. The conflict in Bosnia & Herzegovina was one of first to show power of reports from the battlefield particularly as it delivered undeniable evidence. Rapid evolution of the Internet & social media have only furthered this trend/perception most recently in Syria. Reporters not only are caught in cross-fire but become targets. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/journalists-as-enemycombatant/54468Image

ImageBlog Report: UN IN SYRIA – GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS CONTINUE UNABATED, By Ambassador Mo
Most of the serious violations were committed by the Syrian army & security services according to the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria in update provided to UN Human Rights Council: “The army employed the wide range of military means, including heavy shelling of civilian areas.” –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/un-in-syria-gross-human-rights-violations-continue-unabated/52851