Posts Tagged ‘policy’

South Sudan historical map (UN, October 2011)

SOUTH SUDAN EXPERTISE

I have covered South Sudan on an ongoing basis since its creation in July 2011, spending several months in the country across numerous trips reporting from Juba, Bentiu, Malakal and Wau. I am an expert across all sectors, including politics and political risk, foreign policy, investment, economy and energy. I have an excellent network in [...]

Dr Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights Situation in Iran, reveals shocking details of executions, stoning and suppression of civil rights in a speech at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, London, on 22 March 20012

Why we shouldn’t use Iran’s human rights record as an excuse for war

26 March 2012 Iran’s record on human rights is dreadful, but we must not allow it to become an excuse for war. Last week I had the privilege of hearing at first hand the findings of the UN’s top representative on human rights in Iran. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN’s ‘Special Rapporteur’, had submitted his first [...]