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AU calls for lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

Posted by seumasach on August 28, 2013

“The British and the US have been exerting pressure on anyone they assumed could have a decision on Zimbabwe’s elections. The decision by the PSC showed that African institutions are resisting external interference in their quest to deliver African solutions to African problems,”

Africa: Sanctions Must Go Now – AU . . . Embargo Must Go Unconditionally, All Must Respect Poll Results, Western Lobby Hits Brick Wall


28th August, 2013

THE African Union Peace and Security Council has called for the immediate and unconditional lifting of the West’s illegal economic sanctions against Zimbabwe to foster socio-economic recovery. The 15-member PSC, the only organ mandated to enforce union decisions, spoke in the wake of condescending pronouncements from the Anglo-Saxon alliance that comprises the US, Britain and its dominions — the erstwhile penal colony of Australia and Canada — that they would maintain their sanctions, claiming the July 31 harmonised elections were not free and fair.

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Zuma tells the UN: Listen to African Union

Posted by seumasach on January 16, 2012

CS Monitor

13th January, 2012

South Africa has wasted no time in its first weeks as president of the United Nations Security Council, with President Jacob Zuma taking the UN to task for ignoring the African Union and moving ahead with military intervention in Libya last year.

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Is the European project really the negation of sovereignty?

Posted by seumasach on December 23, 2011

Cailean Bochanan

23rd December, 2011

Here is another stick with which to beat Europe: the European project is a denial of sovereignty. Is it true?

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Open letter by “concerned Africans” condemning intervention in the African nation, August 2011

Posted by seumasach on August 29, 2011

Leonor en Libia

29th August, 2011

Libya, Africa and the new world order: An open letter: To the peoples of Africa and the world from concerned Africans.

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What’s really at stake in Libya

Posted by seumasach on July 2, 2011

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times


30th June, 2011

Way beyond the impenetrable fog of war, the ongoing tragedy in Libya is morphing into a war of acronyms that graphically depicts the tortuous “birth pangs” of a possibly new world order.

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ICC has no case against Gaddafi

Posted by seumasach on July 2, 2011

SA legal team: ICC has no case against Gaddafi


2nd July, 2011

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has no case against Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi, says Themba Langa, the lawyer leading the legal team from South Africa that is representing Gaddafi at The Hague.

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Africa won’t execute ICC Gaddafi warrant

Posted by seumasach on July 2, 2011

News24(South Africa)

2nd July, 2011

Malabo – African nations will not execute an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant issued for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, an African Union summit decided on Friday.

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African Union wants to find African solution for Libya crisis

Posted by seumasach on May 26, 2011

26th May, 2011

The African Union (AU) still wants to find a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Libya, despite intensified NATO airstrikes against the regime of Libyan ruler Moamer Gaddafi, heads of state said Wednesday.

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