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Iran’s Children of Wars

The children, as young as eight years old, are trained to hate the US and Israel and to attack their enemies in the West, as well as to oppose Western values. Via: gatestoneinstitute.org  Iran’s actions are a direct violation of international humanitarian law that is defined as a war crime by the International Criminal Court. According to the United Nations, “Human ...

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Swedish PM to visit Iran in February

Stefan Löfven is set to visit Iran after being invited by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, with trade and Syria on the agenda. Via : thelocal.se The Swedish PM’s visit will take place on the 11th and 12th of February, the Government Offices of Sweden (Regeringskansliet) announced, and will also concern bilateral cooperation and developments in the region. “There are several reasons. ...

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Sweden bribed its way to a seat in the UN Security Council

In a few days, Sweden will be occupying a seat at the UN Security Council, including the chairmanship. This was the result of a hard campaign initiated in 2015 to gain endorsement among the voting governments. For that purpose, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs spent expended 27 million SEK. The operation included the invitation to Stockholm, of UN ambassadors ...

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Duterte says if Islamic State comes to Philippines, forget human rights

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Monday that Islamic State militants driven out of Syria and Iraq could set up in his country, and if that happened he would forego human rights obligations to keep his people safe. Duterte said the southern Philippine province of Mindanao was already a hotbed of rebellion and banditry and he was worried about “looming ...

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EU criticises Turkey but not ready to halt membership talks

European Union foreign ministers on Monday criticised Turkey’s crackdown on alleged supporters of a failed military coup in July but Austria’s call to suspend Ankara’s EU membership bid failed to garner enough backing. As the 28 EU foreign ministers met in Brussels, President Tayyip Erdogan said he was ready to hold a referendum on whether to continue the membership talks ...

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Geert Wilders Justice in the Netherlands

It is deeply troubling that the court already before the criminal trial has even begun, so obviously compromises its own impartiality and objectivity. Are other European courts also quietly submitting to jihadist values of curtailing free speech and “inconvenient” political views? If you are a politician and concerned about the future welfare of your country, you should be able to ...

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Europe pressing harder on countries to take back deported migrants

As Europe reels from a historic rush of migrants, leaders are searching for new ways to reverse the flow by stepping up deportations. The quest led to a deal with Afghanistan that envisions  a whole new terminal at the Kabul airport to take deportees. It sent German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week on a whistle-stop tour of African capitals, where ...

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Why is the UK Silent? Iran’s Cash for Murder

The Iranian distribution of cash to families of terrorists is an open incitement to an ongoing campaign of murder. It should by now have not only been condemned by the whole world, but have caused a colossal rethink among the P5+1 nations that signed the ill-judged accord with Iran. It is worth considering another recent Iranian development: the decision — ...

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10 Basic Questions for Ban Ki-moon

As UN chief Ban Ki-moon continues his high-profile visit to Canada today with an address at McGill University, my alma mater, I hope students will ask Mr. Ban 10 basic questions concerning U.N. actions over the past year, which new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau failed to ask yesterday: 5: If the UN Charter promises equality, why does the UNGA condemn ...

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