• Claire-Marie Beyet

UN International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism

Today is the #UN International Day of #Remembrance of and Tribute to #VictimsofTerrorism, which promotes the protection of #humanrights & the #RuleOfLaw. For this special occasion, Carolina Larriera, a former UN diplomat, a survivor of the Iraq bombing, was interviewed on the future of the UN: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/aug/16/united-nations-purpose-bombing-baghdad?fbclid=IwAR0Cz3XC2GqHG4O47Gn_yxz5Dml9AuOdjfSy4Xx1kYhmadKIMRgEKliidc8

By proclaiming an International Day dedicated to victims, the General Assembly reaffirmed that the promotion and the protection of human rights and the rule of law at the national and international levels are essential for preventing and combating terrorism: https://www.un.org/en/observances/terrorism-victims-day

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