Updates

Your gateway to all content to date. Search and/or drill down with filters to narrow down the content.

9 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
03 Jul 1996 description

The material that follows has been provided by CROSSLINES

03 Jul 1996 description

The New York-based Human Rights Watch Helsinki (HRW) has been documenting violations of human rights and humanitarian law by Russian and other forces in the Chechnya conflict. A fact-finding mission has been interviewing refugees who fled from Grozny, the Chechen capital, and the surrounding missions and is reporting its findings in a series of information bulletins, the first which was published in January 1995.

03 Jul 1996 description

The material that follows has been provided by CROSSLINES

Russians keep United Nations agencies out of Chechnya

By late-February Russia was still allowing only three international organizations - the International Committee of the Red Cross, Medecins Sans Frontieres and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) - to operate inside Chechnya.

03 Jul 1996 description

The material that follows has been provided by CROSSLINES
Chechnya: how best to express concern

03 Jul 1996 description

The material that follows has been provided by CROSSLINES
Reverberations in Central Asia
In the immediate aftermath of the breakup of the Soviet Union, some analysts predicted a new "Great Game" in Central Asia between "secular" Turkey and "fundamentalist" Iran. This prediction soon proved false, as the power of both newly independent Russia and of infrastructural ties - economic, communications, transportation - reasserted themselves. By Barnett A. Rubin.

03 Jul 1996 description

The material that follows has been provided by CROSSLINES

07 Jun 1996 description

The everyday slaughter that swept across Rwanda has dealt the international community some harsh lessons: in the midst of several triumphs were cruel failures that delivered a shock to the system on which many humanitarian organizations rely. Report by Kim Gordon-Bates, a former journalist with Le Monde and Le Journal de Geneve, is an information representative for the International Committee of the Red Cross

31 Oct 1994 description

Despite the experiences of Somalia, Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the United Nations seems reluctant to set up a High Commissioner for War Victims, leaving its refugees body to insist on helping only those outside the country or let the UN fudge the terms of its mandate, with some unhappy results. Report by Peter Hulm, Managing Editor of CROSSLINES.

01 Oct 1994 description

The following summary is based on an interview with Alain Destexhe, Secretary General of Medecins-sans-Frontieres International in Brussels.