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All according to plan: The Rab’a massacre and mass killings of protesters in Egypt (August 2014)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Human Rights Watch reports on the Rab’a massacre and mass killings of protesters in Egypt.
 
 
13 Aug 2014
 
Goodbye Libya, and welcome to the Islamic Emirate of Benghazi?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Last week, Libya’s House of Representatives (representing who, exactly, in Libya’s fractured polity?) elected a new president. Aguila Saleh Iissa, an independent lawmaker from the eastern town of...
 
 
11 Aug 2014
 
Before reaching the boat graveyard of Lampedusa: Africa’s accountability for its refugees
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
The international community was appalled by the Lampedusa boat disaster (2) on 3 October 2013, which claimed the lives of more than 360 people, mainly Eritreans and Somalis. Despite calls for the...
 
 
07 Aug 2014
 
Obama speaks out over Egypt's jailing of Al Jazeera journalists
JAILED JOURNALISTS
The President of the US, Barack Obama, has once again called for the release of Al Jazeera English journalists, jailed for seven years in Cairo on 23 June this year. Speaking Wednesday, on the last...
 
 
04 Aug 2014
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by the President of South Africa, to the Meeting of the United States Chamber of Commerce, African Business Initiative Group, Washington DC, USA (04/08/2014)
SPEECH
Good morning and thank you for inviting us to this very important Africa Business Initiative programme.I would first like to thank President Barack Obama and the US government for inviting us to...
 
 
31 Jul 2014
 
SA calls for ceasefire in Gaza
CEASEFIRE
President Jacob Zuma has called for ceasefire from “protagonists” that are responsible for the onslaught that has taken the lives of over 1 000 people in Gaza. The Presidential Envoys to Israel and...
 
 
SA: Statement by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, on visit of the Presidential Envoys to the Middle East (31/07/2014)
STATEMENT
As part of our contribution to international diplomatic efforts towards the resolution of Israeli-Palestine conflict, we as Special Envoys appointed by President Zuma travelled to both Israel and...
 
 
30 Jul 2014
 
THINK AGAIN: Eritrean authoritarianism and human trafficking in the Sinai
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
On the world map, there is no such thing as an ‘ungoverned space,’ bar the two poles and our woefully under-regulated oceans. It is a neat, practical system, where all land is accounted for and all...
 
 
29 Jul 2014
 
 
 
Daily podcast – July 29, 2014
PODCAST
US President Barack Obama said African nations should look inward for solutions to economic woes and not make "excuses" based on a history of dependence and colonisation. He was speaking at a...
 
 
 
 
Peace and Security Council Report No 60 (July 2014)
Peace and Security
A new version of the PSC Report series was launched in July. The monthly publication has been re-designed to improve readability and highlight key issues that the AU Peace and Security Council...
 
 
23 Jul 2014
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by the President of South Africa, n the occasion of the Presidency Budget Vote National Assembly, Cape Town (23/07/2014)
Topics
We thank the Presiding Officers for the opportunity to introduce the debate on Budget Vote 1, The Presidency. Before doing so, allow me Honourable Speaker to thank the millions of our people who...
 
 
SA: David Mahlobo: Address by the Minister of State Security, during the delivery of the Budget Vote, Parliament, Cape Town (23/07/2014)
STATE SECURITY
Honourable Chairperson and Members, five days ago we joined the rest of the world in celebrating the international Mandela Day. During the State of the Nation Address this year, His Excellency...
 
 
Africa and bilateral investment treaties: To 'BIT' or not?
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
Since the world’s first bilateral investment treaty (BIT) was signed between Germany and Pakistan in 1959, more than 3,000 BITs have been concluded between various countries, and the number is...
 
 
18 Jul 2014
 
Israel launches ground operation in Gaza
ground operation
Israeli troops launched a ground offensive in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Thursday night, after days of heavy bombardment, the military said. "Following ten days of Hamas attacks by land,...
 
 
15 Jul 2014
 
WIVP: Statement by the Workers International Vanguard Party, on Israeli fascism (14/07/2014)
STATEMENT
We have long stated that the essential character of the Israeli state is that it is fascist. The current slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza and the rump of the West Bank by the imperialist-backed...
 
 
 
                       
 
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