ARAC Curated Global Security Headlines 7/15/2022

 




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United Nations Security
Daily update  July 15, 2022
NEWS
UN Security Council, Including Russia, Adopts Text On Ukraine - Radio Free Europe
In its first official statement since Moscow's invasion of its western neighbor, the UN Security Council, including Russia, has adopted a brief ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Colombia
It is crucial that the UN Verification Mission be able to continue its work, and that all chapters of the Peace Accord move forward.
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China asks United Nations Security Council for ban on small arms to Haiti: diplomats
China has asked the United Nations Security Council to vote on banning small arms to Haiti and sanctioning the Caribbean nation's gang leaders.
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Mali to suspend all new UN peacekeeping rotations for 'national security' reasons
Mali will from Thursday suspend all new rotations of the United Nations' MINUSMA peacekeeping mission, including those already scheduled, ...
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Colombia: Peace Process update - Security Council Stakeout (14 July 2022) - YouTube
Briefing the Security Council today (14 Jul) the Special ... He affirmed the full support of the United Nations to the efforts that will be ...
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China urges UN to ban small arms to criminal gangs in Haiti | AP News
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China urged the U.N. Security Council on Thursday to try to cut off the supply of small arms, light weapons and ammunition ...
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Updates | ReliefWeb
SG/SM/21375 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres' ... In my recent briefings to the United Nations Security ...
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Mali suspends all new rotations of UN peacekeeping forces | News - Al Jazeera
Bamako says it is suspending rotations for 'national security' reasons as relations between Mali and UN deteriorate.
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From Talk to Action: Addressing the Appalling Women's Rights Crisis in Afghanistan
On July 1, the United Nations Human Rights Council held an urgent debate on the ... First, on June 20, the U.N. Security Council Taliban sanctions ...
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DR Congo
Daily update  July 15, 2022
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Rebels Kill Nine in Eastern DR Congo - The Defense Post
Suspected rebels have killed at least nine people in twin attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said.

One dead in attack on Chinese-owned mining firm in DR Congo - Africanews
Democratic Republic Of Congo. A Congolese employee of a Chinese-owned mining company was killed and another seriously wounded by gunmen on ...

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Humanitarian Situation in Rutshuru and Nyiragongo Territories
Situation Report in English on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Food and Nutrition, Health and more; published on 14 Jul 2022 by OCHA.

One dead in attack on Chinese-owned mining firm in DR Congo | Africanews
Democratic Republic Of Congo. A Congolese employee of a Chinese-owned mining company was killed and another seriously wounded by gunmen on Wednesday ...

From Climate Change to Regional Security, the DRC Looms Large | Council on Foreign Relations
The future of the Democratic Republic of Congo is as consequential as the country is complicated.

ADF Rebels Kidnap 30 Children In DR Congo Provinces - HumAngle Media
ADF attacks continue to intensify in DR Congo especially in Ituri province where they kidnapped children.

Mobutu Sese Seko's grandson elected governor in DR Congo - The East African
His election is seen as a symbol and a historical event in DR Congo. It is the first time a Congolese of Mobutu's descent has been democratically ...

Death toll in DR Congo violence rises to over 30 - Tribune Online
This brings to six million the total number of people displaced by armed conflict in DR Congo, which the UN says is among the worst humanitarian ...


Rebels kill nine in eastern DR Congo - New Vision Official
REBELS | DR CONGO | CONFLICT. BENI - Suspected rebels have killed at least nine people in twin attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

Rebels kill nine in eastern DR Congo - The Citizen
Suspected rebels have killed at least nine people in twin attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said on Wednesday.



Terrorism
Daily update  July 15, 2022
Franco A.: A German far-right soldier′s double life | Germany - DW
The trial of Franco A. a far-right extremist Bundeswehr soldier accused of plotting a terrorist attack while posing as a Syrian refugee ends on ...

Opinion | Climate change is a bigger threat to Pakistan than terrorism - The Washington Post
Viewed objectively, global warming is a far bigger threat to Pakistan than terrorism. None of this should come as a surprise to anyone who has been ...

Zelenskiy condemns Russian 'terrorism' as missiles kill at least 20 in Vinnytsia | Ukraine
Three children among dead and up to 50 injured after rockets hit civilian buildings in Ukrainian city.
UN experts urge Israel to free Ahmad Manasra - OHCHR
“As repeatedly reiterated to Israeli authorities, its ill-defined and overly broad Counter-Terrorism Law has led to far too many instances of ...


Extremism
Daily update  July 15, 2022
NEWS
Malcolm Nance on violent extremism and the war in Ukraine - WHYY
Malcolm Nance warns of the rise in violent extremism and the threat it poses to American democracy. And we talk about his experience fighting for ...

Ex-DHS chief Napolitano: Violent domestic extremism is the 'most serious' threat to U.S. security
Former Arizona governor and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that domestic violent extremism driven by ...
Belarusian journalist Yury Hantsarevich sentenced to 2.5 years on extremism charges
Hantsarevich, a correspondent for the independent news website Intex-Press, was convicted of facilitating extremist activities for sending photos of ...
Pete Aguilar Stresses Importance Of Countering Domestic Extremism Inside Military
Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) speaks on the House floor about his amendment to combat extremist recruiting in the military.


Jan. 6 Hearing Showed How Trump Turned to Extremist Groups - NBC Chicago
... lost a legal fight over the 2020 election results, messages show members of his inner circle were in contact with members of extremist groups.

UNODC Promotes Strategic Communications to Prevent Violent Extremism in South-East Asia
Violent extremist and terrorist groups are extensively using the Internet and other information and communication technologies to spread their ...


Will 'Salad Bar Extremism' Replace 'Old-School World' Terrorism? | The National Interest
Wray has applied this loose-fitting term to domestic violent extremists who are seemingly motivated by a “weird hodgepodge blend of ideologies” and ...

The ideological and non-ideological underpinnings of violent extremism: An American study
Although there is no universal definition of violent extremism, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

NDAA: House lays out demands for Pentagon over Russia, extremism, inflation
House lawmakers on Thursday approved an $840 billion plan to direct Pentagon policy and spending in the year ahead, lending strong bipartisan ...

South Sudan
Daily update  July 15, 2022
NEWS
Risch on South Sudan's 11th Independence Anniversary
Risch on South Sudan's 11th Independence Anniversary. WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign ...

South Sudan: COVID-19 Intra-Action Review (IAR) Final Report (June 2022) - ReliefWeb
Analysis in English on South Sudan about Health and Epidemic; published on 14 Jul 2022 by Govt. South Sudan and WHO.

South Sudan, Sudan will continue to foster bilateral relations: Gatluak
July 13, 2022 (JUBA) – South Sudan and Sudan vowed to enhance peace and bilateral cooperation to improve political stability, economic, ...

USAID South Sudan Resilience Fact Sheet - ReliefWeb
News and Press Release in English on South Sudan about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Epidemic and more; published on 14 Jul 2022 by ...
Improving immunisation rates in South Sudan's most remote region
Santino Kiron Thewa, the local Community Health Director, says there are communities in the region that have not received vaccines since South Sudan ...

Assessing UN state building in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and beyond
Despite massive international resources deployed to places such as South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Mali, Central African ...

South Sudan surpasses 10% COVID-19 vaccination milestone - PML Daily
GENEVA - Last week, South Sudan surpassed the 10 percent COVID-19 vaccination milestone (of total population, fully vaccinated with a primary ...

Kiir, Machar agree to graduate unified forces end of July - Sudan Tribune
July 14, 2022 (JUBA)- South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and his deputy Riek Machar have agreed to graduate the unified forces at the end of July.

Chinese built road spurs rural transformation in South Sudan - People's Daily Online
This stretch was once swampy and difficult to navigate due to huge potholes since the independence of South Sudan in 2011. Meti Abuk, a 21-year-old ...

Fresh South Sudanese 1,800 refugees flood Lamwo - New Vision Official
This was witnessed this month after the Palabek refugee camp in Lamwo district received over 1,800 refugee new arrivals from South Sudan. The United ...

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Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Meets with Special ...
The Special Representative briefed the Committee about the situation of conflict-affected children in South Sudan, as well as her recent visit to Juba ...

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UN News
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Daily Wrap14 July 2022
More women work in health and care but they earn 24 per cent less than men: UN report

Women working in the health and care sector earn nearly 25 per cent less than their male counterparts – a larger gender pay gap than in other economic sectors, two UN agencies said in a new report on Wednesday. 

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Health
Nigeria: New UN resilience project paves ‘pathway to peace and sustainable development’

Over 500,000 conflict-affected people in northeast Nigeria will be tossed “a lifeline,” thanks to a new UN humanitarian and development package, launched on Thursday.

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Peace and Security
Ukraine: Guterres condemns deadly missile attack on Vinnytsia; more than 20 killed

The UN Secretary-General is appalled by the deadly missile attack on Thursday against the city of Vinnytsia in central Ukraine, that reportedly killed at least 22 people, far from the frontline of the main fighting in the east, including three children and wounded more than 100 others, his Spokesperson said in a statement. 

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Peace and Security
New administration in Colombia provides ‘tremendous opportunity’ to further peace

The international community should lend full support to the incoming administration in Colombia, which has a tremendous opportunity to speed up implementation of the landmark 2016 Peace Agreement that ended more than 50 years of civil war, the top UN official in the country told the Security Council on Thursday. 

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Peace and Security
Animal-to-human diseases on the rise in Africa, warns UN health agency

Diseases transmitted from animals to people in Africa have jumped 63 per cent in last decade, compared with the previous ten year period, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) analysis released on Thursday.

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Health
Philippines: Top rights expert appeals to President Marcos over Maria Ressa conviction

The decision by a Philippines court to uphold the conviction of campaigning journalist Maria Ressa should be reassessed by the newly elected government, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, Irene Khan, said on Thursday.

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