Syria

UN Security Council must not fail Syria’s besieged civilians again

As many as a quarter of a million civilians in areas under siege around Syria need the UN Security Council to push for unfettered humanitarian access to alleviate their suffering, Amnesty International said today, as the world body considers a draft resolution submitted by Australia, Luxembourg and Jordan.  As many as a quarter of a million civilians in areas under siege around Syria need the UN Security Council to push for unfettered humanitarian access to alleviate their suffering, Amnesty Internati

UN Security Council must not fail Syria’s besieged civilians again - 13 February 2014

Headline Title:  UN Security Council must not fail Syria’s besieged civilians again   As many as a quarter of a million civilians in areas under siege around Syria need the UN Security Council to push for unfettered humanitarian access to alleviate their suffering. Media Node:  Yarmouk Story Location:  Syria 33° 30' 35.1936" N, 36° 19' 18.5916" E “Time and again, the Security Council has squandered the opportunity to tackle the human rights and humanitarian catastrophe that has unfolded during nearly three years of unrest in Syria. The Council, including Russia and China, must adopt a strong resolution on access and not fail Syria’s besieged civilians now.” Source:  José Luis Díaz, Head of Amnesty International’s UN office in New York Date:  Thu, 13/02/2014 URL:  Joint NGO Statement on Geneva II Talks Description:  Press release, 22 January 2014 URL:  Syria peace conference must act on allegations of 'industrial-scale' torture and killings in custody Description:  News story, 21 January 2014 URL:  Syria peace conference must end starvation for besieged civilians Description:  News story, 16 January 2014

El cambio de postura de Reino Unido respecto al reasentamiento de refugiados debe inspirar una acción más amplia sobre Siria

La decisión del gobierno británico de reasentar a algunos de los refugiados sirios más vulnerables debe servir de estímulo a una acción más amplia sobre el reasentamiento por parte de la comunidad internacional, en especial los países europeos y los del Golfo. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. La decisión del gobierno británico de reasentar a algunos de los refugiados sirios más vulnerables debe servir de estímulo a una acción más amplia sobre el reasentamiento por parte de la comunidad

Le revirement du Royaume-Uni concernant la réinstallation de réfugiés syriens doit donner l’impulsion à une action plus large

La décision du gouvernement britannique de réinstaller certains des réfugiés syriens les plus vulnérables devrait inciter le reste de la communauté internationale, en particulier les pays européens et du Golfe, à mener une action de réinstallation plus vaste. La décision du gouvernement britannique de réinstaller certains des réfugiés syriens les plus vulnérables devrait inciter le reste de la communauté internationale, en particulier les pays européens

Reversal of UK stance on resettling refugees must inspire wider action on Syria

The UK government’s decision to resettle some of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria should encourage wider action on resettlement by the international community, particularly European and Gulf countries said Amnesty International. The UK government’s decision to resettle some of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria should encourage wider action on resettlement by the international community, particularly European and Gulf

Reversal of UK stance on resettling refugees must inspire wider action on Syria - 29 January 2014

Headline Title:  Reversal of UK stance on refugees must inspire wider action on Syria The UK government’s decision to resettle some of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria should encourage wider action on resettlement by the international community, particularly European and Gulf The UK government’s decision to resettle some of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria should encourage wider action on resettlement, particularly from European and Gulf countries. Media Node:  Syria Story Location:  Siria 35° 32' 4.0596" N, 37° 37' 1.8768" E “Syria’s deepening refugee crisis is one of the worst humanitarian disasters of our time. So far the international community is failing to meet this challenge. One way to reduce further suffering is for countries across the world to open their doors and share responsibility for the protection of refugees, which is largely shouldered by countries neighbouring Syria.” Source:  Sherif Elsayed-Ali, Head of Refugee and Migrants’ Rights at Amnesty International. URL:  11,000 reasons for real action on Syria Description:  Blog, 21 January 2014. URL:  Syria peace conference must act on allegations of ‘industrial-scale’ torture and killings in custody Description:  News Story, 21 January 2014. URL:  Syria peace conference must end starvation for besieged civilians Description:  News Story, 16 January 2014.

Déclaration conjointe sur les négociations de Genève II

« Le gouvernement syrien rencontre pour la première fois des représentants de l’opposition syrienne, à l’occasion de ce qui constituera, nous l’espérons, un premier pas vers une paix durable. « Le gouvernement syrien rencontre pour la première fois des représentants de l’opposition syrienne, à l’occasion de ce qui constituera, nous l’espérons, un premier pas vers une paix durable.<

Joint NGO Statement on Geneva II Talks

The Syrian Government is meeting for the first time with representatives from the Syrian Opposition in what will hopefully be the first steps towards a sustainable peace.  “The Syrian Government is meeting for the first time with representatives from the Syrian Opposition in what will hopefully be the first steps towards a sustainable peace. 

Conferencia de paz sobre Siria debe actuar sobre denuncias de torturas y homicidios bajo custodia "a escala industrial"

Los líderes mundiales de la Conferencia de Paz Ginebra II sobre Siria deben exigir acceso total al país para investigar las denuncias de que 11.000 personas han sido torturadas y asesinadas en el país mientras estaban detenidas, y observar las condiciones de detención, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional. Los líderes mundiales de la Conferencia de Paz Ginebra II sobre Siria deben exigir acceso total al país para investigar las denuncias de que 11.000 personas han sido torturadas y asesinadas en el p

يتعين على المشاركين في مؤتمر السلام حول سورية التحرك بشأن مزاعم ارتكاب التعذيب والقتل على نطاق واسع بحق المحتجزين في لدى أجهزة الدولة - 21 January 2014

Headline Title:  على المشاركين في مؤتمر السلام حول سورية التحرك بشأن مزاعم التعذيب والقتل بحق المحتجزين صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية أنه يتعين على زعماء العالم المشاركين في مؤتمر جنيف 2 حول في سورية المطالبة بدخول الهيئات المعنية إلى سورية دون عائق، وذلك من أجل التحقيق في المزا يتعين على زعماء العالم المشاركين في مؤتمر جنيف 2 حول في سورية المطالبة بدخول الهيئات المعنية إلى سورية دون عائق، وذلك من أجل التحقيق في المزاعم التي تحدثت عن تعذيب وقتل 11000 شخص أثناء احتجازهم هناك، علاوة على المطالبة أيضا بمراقبة الأوضاع داخل منشآت الحجز Media Node:  Prison cell AR Twitter Tag:  syria Story Location:  damascus الجمهورية العربية السورية 33° 30' 0" N, 36° 17' 60" E “يتعين على المشاركين في مؤتمر جنيف 2 للسلام معاملة هذا الأمر من باب الأولوية القصوى. ويجب اتخاذ خطوات ملموسة للرد بما يتناسب وحجم الأوضاع المروعة لحقوق الإنسان في مراكز الحجز والبلاد عموماً” Source:  مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا بمنظمة العفو الدولية، فيليب لوثر Date:  Tue, 21/01/2014

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