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From the Director of Oxfam
A key recommendation going into the UN global summit that takes place in two months' time is to enshrine the responsibility of the international community to protect civilians.

Sadly, the language in the draft document has been watered down to such an extent that it fails to provide the clear steer that is needed. It would simply provide member states with more room to wriggle out of inconvenient commitments.

Protecting civilians has been a hollow commitment, made following crises the world decided to ignore
 

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