Conflict Beyond Their Years

Conflict Beyond Their Years

Conflict Beyond Their YearsHow more could be done to prevent children in armed forces?

Children remain children until they reach the age of 18 and because of spending an insufficient amount of years on the planet they are unable to make maturely responsible decisions, especially the one’s which may involve risk or potentially harming themselves and others.… Read this Post

UN Middle East Peace, 1949-1956

UN Middle East Peace, 1949-1956

UN Middle East Peace, 1949-1956In our first article, UN Middle East Peace, from the perspective of the UN resolutions, we reviewed the historical highlights of Peace in the Middle East from the Balfour Declaration issued by the British Government in 1917, expressing support for the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, till the UN General Assembly Resolution 273 in 1949, admitting Israel to membership of the UN.… Read this Post

UN Doctors Abandon Haiti Victims

UN Doctors Abandon Haiti Victims

UN Doctors Abandon Haiti VictimsCNN reported yesterday that the United Nations ordered all its doctors, nurses and all other UN staff to leave their emergency care duty stations in Port au Prince, one of the hardest hit areas by Haiti’s earthquake, that UN decision lead to abandoning thousands of the earthquake victims including countless numbers of the critically wounded and numerous victims who had major surgeries.… Read this Post

War Crimes in Gaza

War Crimes in Gaza

War Crimes in GazaThe United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict reported war crimes and crimes against humanity after investigating the 23 days of air and ground attacks by Israel Military Forces on Gaza, 27 December 2008 to 18 January 2009.  The UN mission found that there was evidence indicating “serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law were committed by Israel during the Gaza conflict, and that Israel committed actions amounting to war crimes, and possibly crimes against humanity.” The Mission Report, which fills 575 pages, is based on detailed analysis of 36 specific incidents in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel.… Read this Post

UN Middle East Peace

UN Middle East Peace

UN Middle East PeaceThis is the first of a series of posts addressing Peace in the Middle East and the role of the United Nations in establishing and maintaining a lasting Peace in that region.  The basic premise of this series of posts is that Justice and Respect of International Law are essential predicates and foundation for Peace in the Middle East, and indeed anywhere else as well on our Earth.… Read this Post