Tag Archive for Arab Spring

Syrian Government Writes a New Chapter in Crimes Against Humanity

The United Nations Secretary General in a statement said that there was no doubt anymore that the Syrian government was in fact responsible for committing widespread crimes against humanity. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made this statement while addressing the General Assembly. He also emphasized that military intervention by foreign forces was not an answer to help…

Future of Women Rights after Arab Spring!

Women formed an essential and significant element of Arab spring last year and Arab states never witnessed such massive women led protests against dictator regimes. Their efforts were commendable and effective and so, as the Arab spring comes to an end, Arab women had anticipated a larger share in decision making and an improvement in…

Tragedy Continues in Syria as Troops Open Fire on Mourners

Adding another tragedy to the bloody chapter of Syrian uprising, government troops opened fire on mourners killing at least one person. The shooting occurred at a funeral for people killed on Friday during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad. The un-provoked shoot out at the peaceful funeral soon turned it into an outraged demonstration. The…

China and US Engage in a War of Words Over Syria

While innocent civilians continue to lose their lives in clashes between protestors and the government forces, China and the United States have engaged in a diplomatic war with eachother instead of trying to resolve the crisis in the Arab country. China has reacted strongly on a statement given by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…