Tagged: UN Security Council

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Flag and 'no guns' logo on an Oxfam vehicle in Kitgum town, Uganda. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam’s definition of the principle refers to the protection of civilians from widespread threats of violence, coercion, and the deliberate deprivation of aid.

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The UN Security Council should ensure that the UN mission in Congo (MONUSCO) has adequate and appropriate resources to protect civilians from attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and to avert election-related violence

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Credit: Jonaid Jilani /Oxfam

The international community's record on protecting civilians in 2010 was uneven and often biased, according to a new report published today by international agency Oxfam. Thousands of civilians were killed in conflicts last year alone while millions were displaced from their homes.

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The UN Security Council’s visit to Sudan must focus on helping to resolve key outstanding issues and protect civilians from harm ahead of the referendum on southern independence, international agency Oxfam said today.

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UN Security Council must pass binding resolution demanding an immediate halt to violence.

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Oxfam welcomes the UN Security Council resolution to authorize an additional 3,000 troops and police for the UN peacekeeping force, MONUC. However the EU must also send reinforcements now to help ensure effective protection of civilians.

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