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Op-Ed: The Security Council’s Syria shame

Headline Title:  Op-Ed: The Security Council’s Syria shame 03 August 2012 By José Luis Díaz, Amnesty International’s representative at the United Nations.If there were still any doubts about just how massive the UN Security Council’s failure on Syria has been, today’s news out of Geneva surely put paid to them. Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan surprised most observers this morning with his resignation as joint UN-Arab League envoy on Syria. The surprise is likely as much about the timing as anything else. No one at the United Nations would say it publicly, but all the players…

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