Category Archives: UN Security Council

UNSC: An analysis of the Presidential Statement and the way forward to a UNSC resolution on Syria

On 3 August the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) through a presidential statement (PRST) condemned the violence against civilians and the widespread human rights violations by the Syrian regime. Syria has invested heavily in avoiding any sort of condemnation from … Continue reading

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Syria: UN Security Council condemns Syrian authorities for widespread violations of human rights, use of force against civilians

Yesterday (around midnight/01.00 local ME time) the United Nations Security Council through a Presidential Statement condemned the widespread violation of human rights by the Syrian regime. The full text of document S/PRST/2011/16 reads as follows: “The Security Council expresses its … Continue reading

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Syria: EU extendes further sanctions against Syrian officials in the wake of the attack on Hama

EU announced today that the sanction list will be extended to include another five Syrian nationals, bringing the number to 35 indivdiuals and four entities, i.e. companies. The names will be published tomorrow, and as soon as I get my … Continue reading

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