7Th Human Rights Meeting
Solutions to the Forced Displacement of People in a Global World.
31st March and 1st April 2011, Donostia-San Sebastián
Forced population movements have become a generalized phenomenon in the current international context. The alarming number of displaced people has turned this phenomenon into not only a humanitarian problem but also a problem of security and development.
The purpose of…
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An independent United Nations expert raised the alarm on what he called the “intensifying” deterioration of human rights in East Jerusalem, including the forced eviction of Palestinians from their homes and continued Israeli settlement expansion.
“The continued pattern of settlement expansion in East Jerusalem combined with forcible eviction of long residing Palestinians are creating an intolerable situation that can only be described, in its cumulative impact, as a form of ethnic…Continue
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After attending a recent peace rally in San Diego to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, I left with one strong impression: we in the peace movement need to better align ourselves with the principles of peace if we are going to be effective in our intentions to end all wars and create a peaceful and just society. As a peace educator who considers herself to be part of this movement, I believe that peace education could help us to achieve this alignment, promote greater…Continue
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Too many expatriate workers are helping to build the Libyan economy and society to bring it closer to modernity. They comprise over 1/3 of the Libyan population of 6 Million+, and they include thousands of my fellow Filipinos. With the conflict between pro and anti-Kadhafy forces escalating, expats were so badly displaced along the way.
I hope I could have been interviewed by Kadhafy himself before the turmoil started. For…Continue
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Here follows a telegram-style short list of contradictions, foolish assumptions and flawed humanism. An equally short conclusion with prediction follows the list. I am presently working on a short piece on what could and should have been done instead of these terrible and counterproductive bombings.
We can’t meet, talk or negotiate with such a guy!
Scores of Western leaders have met him and seen him as an ally the last few…Continue
After years of working in overseas development and seeing many well-intentioned work-life balance policies fall flat, it’s not surprising that many of us became cynical about the prospect of living healthy, balanced lives in the field.
Top-down prescriptions can only go so far to help—it’s up to you to make sure you are getting what you need to stay well. Remember,…
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MasterPeace is creating a movement for peace. Together with its partners worldwide, MasterPeace aims to mobilize citizens of the world and to…Continue
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Erle Frayne D. Argonza
World opinion has been moving closer to approving a full intervention to oust Libya’s mad leader Kadhafy. As to what forms of intervention will be adopted, global leaders are still in the dark as of the moment.
I am not wont to see foreign intervention myself in the internal affairs of any country. This is a matter of respecting the principle of sovereignty, mutual respect, and cooperation among nations.
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In this week’s PSR: Israel clears landmines; Niger Elections; Somali pirates; Sudan negotiations; Colombia's FARC; Cuba sentencing; Drones in Mexico; Japan crisis; Koreas tensions; Malaysia smuggling; EU nuclear policy; N. African refugees; HRW in Uzbekistan; Bahrain crackdown; Libya ceasefire; Palestine unity talks; Afghan strategy; Maldives security; US contractor in…Continue
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