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Shows featuring Salim Lone

  • Former U.N. Spokesperson Salim Lone: International Community Turning Blind Eye to Worsening Somalia Crisis Somaliaweb1
    The U.N. estimates 100,000 people have left Mogadishu in the last two weeks to escape fighting between U.S.-backed Ethiopian troops and Somali fighters. Former U.N. spokesperson and journalist Salim Lone says the international community is ignoring a major humanitarian crisis for which it bears considerable responsibility. [includes rush transcript]
    November 14, 2007 | Story
  • BRITISH ATTEMPT TO BLOCK EU APOLOGY FOR SLAVERY
    While much of the media attention in this country is focused on Israel and the US pullout from the UN World Conference Against Racism, the role of the European Union at the conference has been largely ignored. But the British government is attempting to block a European Union statement at the conference that would formally apologize for slavery. Some EU delegates say they are worried that...
    September 05, 2001 | Story
  • Burma and New York Activists
    In recent weeks, Burma’s military leadership has launched
    attacks on the only remaining ethnic group that his resisted the
    dictatorship — the Karens and their organization the Karen
    National Union. Thousands have fled their homes and villages,
    fleeing toward neighboring Thailand.

    Groups ranging from Amnesty International to the U.S. Refugee
    Committee have condemned the offensive by...

    March 03, 1997 | Story