Tag: United Nations

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    Watch excerpts from our recent interview with the author of “Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda” and “They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers.” More

    June 7, 2011 | Comments

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    As debate grows over US involvement in NATO’s intervention in the Libyan civil war, watch an excerpt about Libya from our May 23 interview with the force commander of the UN Assistance Mission to Rwanda in 1993-1994 and the author of “Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda.” More

    May 27, 2011 | Comments

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    Along with a responsibility to protect, international military forces intervening in Libya also have a responsibility to respect. More

    March 21, 2011 | Comments

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    “Whether you act or whether you don’t act, the stakes are really quite high, and that’s what makes it so daunting from a moral perspective.” More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    To mark Human Rights Day on December 10 and the awarding of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in absentia to jailed Chinese pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo, read an essay about a new book on human rights in history and religion’s role in the human rights movement. More

    December 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Some ethicists and philosophers say economic sanctions should be subject to the same moral scrutiny given to the use of military force and should require the same level of ethical justification as acts of war. More

    September 13, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from an interfaith service at the United Nations where people from many religious traditions gathered to pray for the abolition of nuclear weapons. More

    May 7, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch more of our conversation with World Vision president Rich Stearns on dual catastrophes in Chile and Haiti, the military’s role in humanitarian relief, and the Obama White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. More

    March 5, 2010 | Comments

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    “People never thought they would stay so long, for 60 years,” says Olfat Mahmoud, director of the Women’s Humanitarian Organization. There are some four and a half million Palestinian refugees. Many live in the West Bank and Gaza, while others took refuge in Arab states such as Lebanon. More

    June 20, 2008 | Comments

  • Pope Benedict XVI devoted most of his UN General Assembly speech to a philosophical explication of the moral foundations of human rights and of the UN itself.

    April 19, 2008 | Comments

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