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Israel-Gaza conflict: Why this 'war' continues to rage on

Jul 12, 2014

Israel-Gaza conflict: Why this 'war' continues to rage on

Now an article on The Guardian, written in 2009 at a time when Israel was also carrying heavy military attacks in Gaza, has gone viral on social media. #NewsTracker #Israel #GoodReads #Israel-Palestine #UN resolution #World News #Israel-Palestine relations #cease-fire #Israel strikes on Gaza #Gaza strikes
As toll in Gaza crosses 120, Israel shows no signs of ending strikes

Jul 12, 2014

As toll in Gaza crosses 120, Israel shows no signs of ending strikes

Asserting it has broad international support for a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israel is showing no signs of ending the operation in Gaza. #NewsTracker #Israel #Israel-Palestine #UN resolution #World News #Israel-Palestine relations #cease-fire #Israel strikes on Gaza #Gaza strikes
As Israel continues strikes, Palestinians draft UN resolution urging cease-fire

Jul 12, 2014

As Israel continues strikes, Palestinians draft UN resolution urging cease-fire

The Palestinians and their international supporters are discussing a UN draft resolution that calls for "an immediate, durable and fully respected cease-fire." #NewsTracker #Israel #Israel-Palestine #UN resolution #World News #Israel-Palestine relations #cease-fire #Israel strikes on Gaza #Gaza strikes
India should sponsor a UN resolution against Lanka on genocide: Jaya

Jun 04, 2014

India should sponsor a UN resolution against Lanka on genocide: Jaya

"I request that India should sponsor a resolution in the United Nations condemning the genocide in Sri Lanka and to hold to account all those responsible for the genocide and thereby render justice to Tamils in Sri Lanka," the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has said in the memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister. #United Nations #Kerala #NewsTracker #Jayalalithaa #Jaya #Tamil Nadu Chief Minister #Mullaperiyar Dam #Central Water Commission #Tamils in Sri Lanka #Sril Lanka #UN resolution #Katchatheevu #Palk Straits #PM Modi #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #fishing rights #memorandum #Sri Lanka genocide
Modi must support UN probe into Sri Lankan war crimes: Amnesty

May 23, 2014

Modi must support UN probe into Sri Lankan war crimes: Amnesty

The Amnesty International, India said that the Indian PM-designate Narendra Modi must support the UN resolution for investigations into Sri Lankan war crimes. #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Sri Lankan Civil War #Human Rights #UN resolution #Amnesty International India #press release

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Modi must support UN probe into Sri Lankan war crimes: Amnesty

Jul 30, 2014

'Barrel bomb' use in Syria said to escalate despite U.N. ban

The Syrian government has escalated its use of "barrel bombs" against densely populated neighborhoods near Aleppo in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution banning the indiscriminate and deadly explosives, Human Rights Watch reported Wednesda... #Syria #U N Security Council #Human Rights Watch #Aleppo, Syria
Modi must support UN probe into Sri Lankan war crimes: Amnesty

Aug 10, 2014

Kerry urges talks to ease China Sea tensions

(AP) -- Moving to head off yet another international crisis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged China and its smaller neighbors to peacefully resolve mounting tensions over maritime disputes in Asian waters. Speaking to the foreign mi... #China #John Kerry #Philippines #Manila #South China Sea #Asean
Modi must support UN probe into Sri Lankan war crimes: Amnesty

Aug 08, 2014

Gaza and the language of modern war

Steven Poole investigates the political and misleading use of such terms as 'human shields' and 'tragedy' The propaganda battle in a modern war begins with its name. Israel's attack on Gaza this summer was given an official Hebrew name meaning "resol... #Israel #Hamas