Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Head of UN Syria Panel Calls for Arms Embargo

The head of a United Nations panel on Syria is calling for a worldwide arms embargo on the war-torn country. Brazilian diplomat Paulo Sergio Pinheiro told U.N. radio Friday that the arms race must stop and member states have to stop sending weapons to all sides. Pinheiro said all parties in Syria are committing horrendous human rights violations and no one is being held to account. He stressed that there can be no military solution, only a negotiated settlement. Syria's civil...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter