R2P (Responsibility to Protect)

R2P

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:58

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Khadafi's residence has been consistently targeted by a NATO air campaign in Libya 2011

 

<R2P> A month ago, I visited Penn State, thanks to Sophia McClennen. The topic on the table was the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine, which was the fig leaf for the West's attempt to

Wars, Refugees, Fascism in India admin Wed, 09/21/2016 - 04:59
'I Dream of…' Za’atari Syrian Refugee Camp, Jordan 2014 (Photo UNHCR)
'I Dream of…' Za’atari Syrian Refugee Camp, Jordan 2014 (Photo UNHCR)

 

Dear Friends,

The picture above, from 2014, is from Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. It is now about the eighth or ninth largest city in Jordan - estimates for the population sit at around 80,000. It is hard to know the exact number.

In today's Alternet, I have a short report that draws from a series of UNICEF reports on the situation of child refugees. Currently, children comprise almost half the world's refugee population. UNICEF says that there are about 50 million children who are in the status of refugee. My report