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15 May 2015

SHARES News Items Overview: 16 April 2015-15 May 2015

This is our News Items Overview of 16 April 2015-15 May 2015, a summary of recent news relating to shared responsibility. (more…)

15 April 2015

SHARES News Items Overview: 16 March 2015-15 April 2015

This is our News Items Overview of 16 March 2015-15 April 2015, a summary of recent news relating to shared responsibility. (more…)

15 March 2015

SHARES News Items Overview: 16 February 2015-15 March 2015

This is our News Items Overview of 16 February 2015-15 March 2015, a summary of recent news relating to shared responsibility. (more…)

15 February 2015

SHARES News Items Overview: 16 January 2015-15 February 2015

This is our News Items Overview of 16 January 2015-15 February 2015, a summary of recent news relating to shared responsibility. (more…)

8 February 2015

The chaos in Libya is also the responsibility of Europe

In December 2014, the United Nations reported that in the previous months hundreds of civilians had been killed in the struggle between armed militias in Libya, and that the acts of the militias might amount to crimes against humanity. It seems like a déjà vu. In February 2011, a popular uprising started in Libya and was brutally repressed by the regime of Colonel Qadhafi, who was eventually charged with committing crimes against humanity. The UN Security Council decided to authorize the use of military force on humanitarian grounds, in order to protect civilians. The ensuing NATO operation, which lasted from March to October 2011, resulted in the fall of the Qadhafi regime and in the establishment of a transitional government, which pledged full respect for human rights and international law. So, what has gone wrong – and what responsibility does the international community carry? (more…)

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