Tag: UNSC

Eritrea Calls for Lifting of Sanctions

  Yemane Gebreab, political advisor to Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki       Peter Clottey Last updated on: October 17, 2012 5:02 PM A political advisor to Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki says most permanent members of the U.N. Security Council want to lift sanctions against his country. “It’s only fair that these sanctions be lifted […]

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More African leaders call for Security Council reform

BY SAEED SHABAZZ -STAFF WRITER- | LAST UPDATED: OCT 12, 2012 UNITED NATIONS (FinalCall.com) – Since at least 1993, African heads of state have been calling for Security Council reform during the world body’s annual General Assembly Debate.   But this year’s debate saw a larger number of African leaders addressing the issue during speeches and speaking […]

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UN Secretary-General’s Report on Eritrea

In Hindsight: The Secretary-General's Report on Eritrea On 29 August, the Secretary-General reissued the report on Eritrea (S/2012/412) initially circulated to Council members on 8 June. In resolution 2023 of 5 December 2011 (which condemned Eritrean violations of resolutions 1844, 1862 and 1907 and imposed new measures to prevent Eritrea from using the diaspora tax or revenues from its mining sector to […]

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Obama Devalues the Legacy of Slavery – Amanuel Biedemariam

  There is nothing more disturbing and frustrating than to see the legacy of blacks and slavery evoked incorrectly or to see someone using it for cheap PR point and demean its importance. But when it is the president of the US doing it against people of an African nation on a global stage it […]

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Where Will the U.S. Strike Next in Africa – Eritrea?

Wed, 08/08/2012 – 02:31 — Glen Ford   A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford The U.S. is stalking Africa like an imperial predator. Eritrea is on the short list of who’s going to be attacked next. Eritrea, says the U.S., creates instability. However, “it is not little Eritrea that is destabilizing the Horn […]

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