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Aid actors must scale up response activities to meet increasing humanitarian needs in Yemen

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Posted by admin 5 hours ago (http://reliefweb.int)
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Yemen Partners began distributions when IDPs arrived in Amran during April, but subsequently had to cease activities due to lack of supplies. Transportation challenges are considerable due to insecurity. Daily Key Messages Partners must be able to scale up response activities in order to meet the increasing humanitarian need

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Saudi Arabia uses banned cluster munitions in Yemen

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Posted by admin 19 days ago (http://www.paxforpeace.nl)
According to Human Rights Watch there is credible evidence that the Saudi-led coalition has recently used banned cluster munitions supplied by the United States in airstrikes against Houthi forces in Yemen. Cluster munitions are banned under the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM). Saudi Arabia, Yemen nor the United States have joined the convention. On 27 March, the Cluster Munition

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In favour of recognition of the state of Palestine and a ban on settlements

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Posted by admin 2 days ago (http://www.paxforpeace.nl)
World Assembly in Bethlehem affirms its stand in favour of nonviolent struggle against occupation   The World Assembly of Pax Christi urges all UN-member states to recognize the state of Palestine and to ban Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine. The 160 participants in the Assembly of the international Catholic peace movement in Bethlehem/West Bank from 13th to 17th of May are deeply co

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PAX tastes 'optimism on challenging path to transformation in Macedonia'

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Posted by admin 5 days ago (http://www.paxforpeace.nl)
Michael Warren in Skopje: 'At one point, we climbed up to the sixth floor of an apartment building to take some photos, and a man came out of his flat and invited us to join his 'demonstration party'. The usual Macedonian hospitality and bonhomie inside, but also some sobering comments from new friends. Our host said: "I feel proud to be Macedonian today. This is what civil socie

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Saudi Arabia uses banned cluster munitions in Yemen

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Posted by admin 19 days ago (http://www.paxforpeace.nl)
According to Human Rights Watch there is credible evidence that the Saudi-led coalition has recently used banned cluster munitions supplied by the United States in airstrikes against Houthi forces in Yemen. Cluster munitions are banned under the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM). Saudi Arabia, Yemen nor the United States have joined the convention. On 27 March, the Cluster Munition

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Call on governments: protect populations from atrocity crimes

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://www.paxforpeace.nl)
The debate will focus on the threats Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) pose to civilian protection during armed conflicts and post-conflict situations. The undersigned appeal for governments to voice its strong support for addressing the horrific civilian impact of SALW, the most commonly used weapons in armed conflicts and post-conflict situations, and for addressing their Responsibility to Pr

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In favour of recognition of the state of Palestine and a ban on settlements

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Posted by admin 2 days ago (http://www.paxforpeace.nl)
World Assembly in Bethlehem affirms its stand in favour of nonviolent struggle against occupation   The World Assembly of Pax Christi urges all UN-member states to recognize the state of Palestine and to ban Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine. The 160 participants in the Assembly of the international Catholic peace movement in Bethlehem/West Bank from 13th to 17th of May are deeply co

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PAX tastes 'optimism on challenging path to transformation in Macedonia'

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Posted by admin 5 days ago (http://www.paxforpeace.nl)
Michael Warren in Skopje: 'At one point, we climbed up to the sixth floor of an apartment building to take some photos, and a man came out of his flat and invited us to join his 'demonstration party'. The usual Macedonian hospitality and bonhomie inside, but also some sobering comments from new friends. Our host said: "I feel proud to be Macedonian today. This is what civil socie

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