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Argentina’s lessons from ‘dirty war’, apply today to Syria, said Ban Ki-moon

Wednesday, June 15th 2011 - 02:38 UTC
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United Nation Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged that the lessons learned from Argentina’s turn from dictatorship to democracy be applied widely, particularly in North Africa and the Middle East, and he called on Syria to allow humanitarian aid into areas affected by ongoing violence. Read full article

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  • GeoffWard

    “In this world, there is no safe place now for any perpetrators who violate international human rights laws and international humanitarian laws.
    They must be held responsible; they must be brought to justice.
    This has been a fundamental principle and my strong commitment as Secretary-General of the United Nations.”

    *** Except in Brasil, where international terrorists can find safe haven with the special say so of the President of this great country.***

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 11:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jefferson's soul

    Latin America is getting stronger, stronger than ever... we must work and cooperate together

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 12:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Artillero601

    Argentina’s lessons from ‘dirty war’, apply today to Syria, said Ban Ki-moon ... Not the same , isn't it?

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 03:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard

    So,
    young Jefferson/Uruguay would support Argentina 'right or wrong' - or so our Jefferson says.

    Brasil might look for a bit of Mercosur/Urugauyan support when Argentina goes 'mad-dog' and the wheels come off the Argentinean economy again.

    It is in Uruguay's best interest to work preferentially *with* the stable anchor of South America - Brasil, what ever 'strangenesses ' Argentina gets up to.

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 04:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Typhoon

    Trouble is that even Argentina hasn't learned lessons from its dirty war. It still believes in oppression and suppression.

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 08:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Artillero601

    Suppression to those who grabbed guns and setup bombs and started killing innocent policeman ,military personnel, business people and even children ? Absolutely !!!

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 09:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    Don´t forget that Argentina´s Gvt. helps the Chilean terrorist that killed one Senator in democratic times ten years ago.....They are living free and the extraditons were denied.
    So, what example can be taken from Argentina?

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 09:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Artillero601

    Argentina is NOT the actual Government !! because if I have to judge your country based on Pinochet it would not be a fair comparison, right?

    Jun 15th, 2011 - 09:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Searinox

    7# and chilean government sell food to kelpers...
    but that doesnt matter chile and argentina are together now, it doesnt matter the past, now we go to the future

    Jun 16th, 2011 - 11:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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