Tag Archives: PoliticalUnrest

Briefing – The EU, Middle East and North Africa [What Think Tanks are thinking] – 06-10-2017

The EU, Middle East and North Africa [What Think Tanks are thinking]


Developments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) pose a growing challenge for the European Union. Many countries in the region …

Motion for a resolution on Gabon: repression of the opposition – B8-2017-0524

The European Parliament,

having regard to its previous resolution (2017/2510(RSP)) of 22 February 2017,

having regard to the press release issued by the African Union on 1 September 2016 condemning …

Philippines extends martial law in south until end of year

NNA – The Philippine Congress on Saturday voted to extend President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in the south until the end of the year to defeat Islamist gunmen.

In a special joint session …

Security Council Members Stress Need for Democratic Republic of Congo to Hold Fair, Free, Inclusive Elections without Further Delay

Permanent Representative Defends Law Enforcement as Peacekeeping Chief Cites Government Personnel for Widespread Rights Violations

Several Security Council members insisted today that the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo hold free, fair, and …

Philippine leader halts Russia trip, imposes martial law on restive island

NNA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cut short a visit to Russia and imposed martial law on the island of Mindanao on Tuesday after a fierce bout of fighting erupted during a raid by security …