“Impunity and human rights cannot coexist”. These are the words of Thomas Andrews, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, used to describe the mounting perilous situation in a particular state of the southeast Asian country, Rakhine.
Today, Libya is a country at war. The reasons behind its blood-soaked conflict however root back to the fall of Colonel Qaddafi in 2011.
On May 29, the world celebrates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Italy is one of the most committed nations in this field, starting from the 1990s, when its engagement in peacekeeping operations sharply increased.
Guest Contributor Maicol Cocco has authored a thorough report on Italy’s history and budget-spending on peacekeeping operations.
Sudan has recently been added to the list of countries that prohibit female genital mutilation. This harmful practice is forbidden in different regions of the world, with annexed conventions which recognise it as violation of human rights.
By Francesca Mele The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wrote on Twitter: “The Rohingya are one of the most discriminated against …