Semana del 02 marzo al 08 marzo, 2019

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Actividades PUEAA

Asia

Saudi Arabia Rebuked for First Time by Fellow Members of U.N. Rights Council THE NEW YORK TIMES - 07/03/19
Dozens of Western countries rebuked Saudi Arabia for its aggressive crackdown on free expression in a landmark initiative on Thursday in the United Nations’ top human rights body.

Los talibán fueron los terroristas más letales de 2018 y en Europa bajaron los atentados de 15 a 6 EUROPA PRESS - 05/03/19
El terrorismo yihadista dejó al menos 10.598 víctimas mortales en todo el mundo en 2018, según los datos del Anuario del Observatorio Internacional de Estudios sobre Terrorismo (OIET).

Seúl buscará diálogos a tres bandas para reanudar las conversaciones de desnuclearización entre Corea del Norte y EE. UU. AGENCIA YONHAP - 04/03/19
Corea del Sur impulsará conversaciones a tres bandas con Corea del Norte y Estados Unidos como una forma de reanudar el diálogo de desnuclearización entre ambos, ha dicho este lunes la ministra de Asuntos Exteriores, Kang Kyung-wha.

La ONU acusa a Israel de “crímenes de guerra” contra civiles LA VANGUARDIA - 01/03/19
Las fuerzas israelíes mataron a 189 personas, entre ellas 35 niños, en la represión de las Marchas del Retorno.

África

Cameroon's human rights record questioned by UN, EU and US AFRICA NEWS - 07/03/19
The United Nations human rights chief warned on Wednesday that Cameroon risked falling into further violence if the government did not act to stop hate speech by politicians and heavy-handed tactics by security forces.

Ebola case count passes 900 mark in DR Congo outbreak AFRICA TIMES - 07/03/19
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a new milestone, with the number of cases reported Wednesday by the country’s Ministry of Health now more than 900.

Burundi obliga a Naciones Unidas a cerrar la oficina de derechos humanos INVESTING - 05/03/19
Burundi ha obligado a Naciones Unidas a cerrar su oficina de derechos humanos en el país después de 23 años, dijo el martes la alta comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, Michelle Bachelet.

[VÍDEO] Protestas contra el gobierno en Argelia DW - 04/03/19
La candidatura a un quinto mandato del presidente de Argelia, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, ha provocado protestas en el país.

Artículos de interés

Is the US keeping pace in Africa? BROOKINGS - 04/03/19
What do India, Turkey, Japan, China, and the European Union have in common with Africa that the United States does not? Each country and the EU have held two or more summits with African heads of state. While there were positive aspects in the Trump administration’s Africa strategy that was released late last year, there was no mention of a U.S.-Africa summit. Does this matter?

Thailand’s Election Dirty Tricks COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS - 06/03/19
In the run-up to Thailand’s elections, to be held on March 24, there was an initial burst of media attention around the possibility that Princess Ubolratana, the older sister of Thailand’s King Rama X, briefly put her name forward as a candidate for the pro-Thaksin Shinawatra Thai Raksa Chart Party.