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Document 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions
In a public statement marking the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, Kobia stressed that the complexity of today's armed conflicts requires the international community to think of new ways to strengthen effective mechanisms to ensure respect for the Geneva Conventions.
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Document Cluster Munitions Convention, Dublin 2008
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Document Comment on Ingrid Betancourt's liberation in Colombia
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Document Comment on North Korea nuclear test
The World Council of Churches is deeply troubled by North Korea's nuclear test and profoundly concerned for the people of North Korea and surrounding countries, none of whose interests are served by this tragic failure of international relations.
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Document Comment on signing of Cluster Munitions Convention
Commenting on the signing of the convention in Oslo, Norway, Kobia congratulates the more than 100 signatory countries and reiterateds the need for those states that have not yet done so - the United States, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and Zimbabwe - to "sign and support this timely arms control and humanitarian initiative".
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Document Conflict between Israel and Lebanon
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Document Faith in Human Rights
At the International Inter-religious Conference in The Hague, The Netherlands on the 10th December 2008 ten invited supreme authorities of the different world religions signed a Statement Faith in Human Rights.
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Document Food and faith
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Document Gilo settlement expansion
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Document Human rights in the Philippines
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