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04.04.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

The Crime Congress

The Crime Congress

Human Wrongs Watch 2 April 2015 – Every five years policy-makers and practitioners working in crime prevention and criminal justice gather for the United Nations Crime Congress to help shape the agenda and standards of the UN in this area.* The Thirteenth Crime Congress being held in Doha, Qatar, … »

01.04.2015 Russia Today

Iran: Sanctions must be dropped for nuclear deal

Iran: Sanctions must be dropped for nuclear deal

The extended talks on the Iranian nuclear issue may wrap up on Wednesday, Iran’s negotiators said. But Tehran insists the lifting of international sanctions was the first step in the deal currently being bargained in Switzerland. “We insist that the lifting of financial, bank and oil industry sanctions was the … »

01.04.2015 PressTV

Palestinians join International Criminal Court

Palestinians join International Criminal Court

Palestinians have formally become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a membership that enables Palestinians to sue Israeli officials for war crimes. The Palestinian Authority officially joined the ICC on Wednesday, becoming the 123rd member of the Hague-based court. The membership enables the Palestinians to file lawsuits against … »

01.04.2015 Sharmine Narwani

Will Yemen kick-off the ‘War of the two Blocs?’

Will Yemen kick-off the ‘War of the two Blocs?’

There is media confusion about what is going on in Yemen and the broader Middle East. Pundits are pointing out that the US is looking schizophrenic with policies that back opposite sides of the fight against al-Qaeda-style extremism in Iraq and in Yemen. But it isn’t that hard to understand … »

27.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

5 Facts You Need to Know about Yemen and its Conflicts

5 Facts You Need to Know about Yemen and its Conflicts

Human Wrongs Watch 27 March 2015 (RT)* – One of the poorest and most violent countries in the Middle East, Yemen is also an area of strategic importance for regional players – and some of the world’s most dangerous terror groups. RT explains the underlying reasons behind the nation’s … »

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