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23 April 2010 Military News

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  • Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General United Nations 23 Apr 2010
  • Chad and UN officials agree on major downsizing in peacekeeping force UN News Centre 23 Apr 2010 -- United Nations and Chadian officials today agreed on a major initial reduction of peacekeepers there after the Government had called for the withdrawal of the UN mission’s military component.
  • US Envoy Tries to Restart Mideast Peace Process VOA 23 Apr 2010 -- U.S. special envoy George Mitchell is back in the Middle East, trying to get the Israeli Palestinian peace process moving again.
  • UN Agency Alarmed by Continued Sexual Violence Against Women in DRC VOA 23 Apr 2010 -- Recent data from the UNHCR shows that women and girls in The Democratic Republic of Congo continue to be sexually assaulted throughout the country at an average of almost 14-assaults each day since the beginning of the year.
  • Secretary-General voices concern about human rights in Western Sahara UN News Centre 23 Apr 2010 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern today about alleged violations of human rights in the Western Sahara conflict after vowed to continue to promote the rights of Sahrawis after meeting with the head of the Frente Polisario, one of the parties to the dispute.
  • Slow pace of returns to northern Yemen, two months after ceasefire – UN UN News Centre 23 Apr 2010 -- More than two months after a ceasefire was struck and one month after the official end to hostilities in northern Yemen, locals have been cautious and slow in returning to the area due to continuing security concerns, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.
  • UN refugee agency dismayed by impunity for endemic rape in DR Congo UN News Centre 23 Apr 2010 -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today spoke out against the large number of rapes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), voicing concern at the impunity with which the attacks are being carried out.
  • PHILIPPINES: Hopeful signs for end to Mindanao conflict IRIN 23 Apr 2010 -- The Philippine government and the country's largest Muslim separatist group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), have agreed to facilitate the return of tens of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs); aid workers hope this could be the harbinger of a lasting peace deal.
  • Analysis: Nigeria’s Delta amnesty at risk of unravelling IRIN 23 Apr 2010 -- The government’s amnesty programme whereby militants in the Niger delta are to be disarmed and rehabilitated with a stipend, job training and a micro-credit loan, has been linked to reduced violence in the delta, but critics say it has made the same mistake as almost every other disarmament, demobilization, rehabilitation and reintegration (DDRR) campaign: too much “dd” and not enough “rr”’.
  • Analysis: Dangerous divisions in Sudan IRIN 23 Apr 2010 -- This month’s chaotic elections have widened divisions within the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement (SPLM), according to analysts, who warn of risks to a referendum on southern secession, to future relations between two potentially independent states, and to the very stability of Sudan as a whole.

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