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Syria should be referred to ICC, UN’s Navi Pillay says

The top United Nations human rights official has told the Security Council that Syria should be referred to the International Criminal Court over its crackdown on anti-government protests. Navi Pillay said she felt widespread killings and torture in...
by watchersnplayers on Dec 13, 2011

Syria unrest: Arab League adopts sanctions in Cairo

The Arab League has approved sanctions against Syria, including an asset freeze and an embargo on investments. It comes after months of unrest. The United Nations estimates about 3,500 people have died as Syria has sought to put down anti-government...
by $ watchersNplayers $ on Nov 27, 2011

Syria defiant over Arab League suspension

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem has reacted defiantly to the Arab League’s suspension of Syria over its crackdown on protesters. He denounced the move as a “dangerous step” and said it was an illegitimate decision prompted...
by $ watchersNplayers $ on Nov 14, 2011

Gilad Shalit Deal

After five years in captivity with no outside contact at all, finally a deal has been reached to release Gilad Shalit. The price is 1,027 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons for crimes of terrorism and murder. The Gilad Shalit deal wi...
by BraveJeWorld on Oct 14, 2011

Sanctions Against Syria

As the unrest continues the international community's demand for tougher sanctions against Syria increases. Thousands of civilians have now been killed in the Syrian uprisings and NATO and others have been pushing for sanctions against syria and the...
by BraveJeWorld on Oct 6, 2011

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