Monday, October 20, 2014

Karel Schwarzenberg

Karel Schwarzenberg is Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic.

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Newsart for Myanmar’s Ethnic Powder Keg
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Myanmar’s Ethnic Powder Keg

Long-standing tensions between Myanmar’s government and ethnic minorities are jeopardizing the country's democratic transition. More durable agreements with minority groups, supported by better… read more

Newsart for The Fire in the Monastery
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The Fire in the Monastery

The grim spectacle of young monks, nuns, and lay people setting themselves on fire is a stark reminder of the despair that now prevails on the Tibetan Plateau. These self-immolations – at least 36… read more

Newsart for Human Rights and Leprosy
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Human Rights and Leprosy

Since multi-drug therapy was introduced in the early 1980’s, some 16 million people have been cured of leprosy worldwide. Yet, even after a person is free of the disease, the stigma attached to it… read more

Newsart for Killing Justice in Russia
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Killing Justice in Russia

The death of Eduard Chuvashov, a judge killed in cold blood on April 12 in Moscow, is another in a long and growing list of murders perpetrated on those in Russia who try to seek justice for the… read more

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A Czech Moment

As the Czech Republic takes over the EU presidency, no one in Europe should fear that it has some nostalgic or idiosyncratic agenda that it wants to impose on the Union. On the contrary, events have… read more

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Humanity’s Stake in Gaza

In Gaza, mankind’s basic morality is at stake. Of course, Israel’s need for security must be understood by all sides, but confidence-building measures are needed from all sides as well, in order to… read more

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