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  • Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 02:10 UTC

    Why Falklands are not extended the right to self determination: “shame on G24”

    Luke Coffey is a Margaret Thatcher Fellow of the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy of the Heritage Foundation

    Since 1961 the UN Committee of 24 has brought almost 750 million people out of a colonial status, based on their right of self-determination, but “what a shame it won’t extend this same right to another 2,500 people of the Falkland Islands”, said US born Luke Coffey, member of the Heritage Foundation and one time advisor to the UK Defense ministry.

  • Saturday, October 18th 2014 - 07:54 UTC

    Gibraltar and Falklands right to self determination underlined at academic symposium

    Decolonization can only be in accordance with the peoples' wishes in exercise of the right of self determination, said Deputy Chief minister Dr. Joseph Garcia

    The people of the non-self governing territories on the United Nations list, like Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands, have to be decolonised in accordance with the wishes of those people in exercise of the right of self determination, said Gibraltar Deputy Chief minister Dr. Joseph Garcia during the opening of the academic symposium on “Self-determination, devolution and independence in the 21st century”

  • Friday, April 4th 2014 - 03:05 UTC

    US Falklands' policy 'disappointing' but, one of many issues of US/UK special relationship

    The report also emphasizes the 'spirit of realism' from British PM David Cameron foreign policy

    The United States failure to recognize the right of the Falkland Islands to national self-determination is “disappointing”, reads a British House of Commons inquiry into the health of the so-called special relationship between the UK and the US. The report was released a day after the 32nd anniversary of the Argentine invasion of the South Atlantic islands (2 April 1982) and highlights London's frustration on the issue.