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Civil society organizations respond to the crisis in Libya


Section I: Civil society calls to uphold Responsibility to Protect in Libya


Section II: Debate on Libya intervention
 


Section I: Civil society calls to uphold Responsibility to Protect in Libya
 
1. Open Statement on the Situation in Libya
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Civil society responds to the crisis in Libya
22 February 2011
 
2. Urgent NGO Appeal to World Leaders to Stop Atrocities in Libya
UN Watch
20 February 2011
 
3. UN Must Invoke “Responsibility to Protect” to Prevent Unlawful Killings
Civicus
22 February 2011
 
4. We Have a Duty to Stop Libyan Slaughter
Ramesh Thakur
The Toronto Star
28 February 2011
 
5. Mass Exodus and the Responsibility to Protect Under International Law: The Case of Libya
Luis Preval, Institute for Security Studies
February 2011
 
6. UN Must Prevent Libyan Slaughter
Ramesh Thakur
The Record
2 March 2011
 
7. Libya and the Responsibility to Protect
Irwin Cotler and Jared Genser
The New York Times
 
8. No-fly zone will help stop Gaddafi’s carnage
Gareth Evans
Financial Times
27 February 2011
 
9. How Canada Can Help Libya
Romeo Dallaire and Hugh Segal
Ottawa Citizen
25 February 2011
 
10. Libya: Time for Decision
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
14 March 2011
 
11. A Call for Upscaling Responsibilty to Protect Mechanism in the Libya Situation
Human Rights Network-Uganda
3 March 2011
 
12. Acting Responsibly to Protect Libyans
Ramesh Thakur
The Toronto Star
13 March 2011
 
13. Stepping In
James Traub
Foreign Policy
11 March 2011
 
14. What Should We Do About Libya?
Stephen Walt
Foreign Policy
8 March 2011
 
15. World Leaders Must Call R2P What It Is
Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock
Ottawa Citizen
2 March 2011
 
16. Counterpoint: Protecting the Libyan People
Job C. Henning
The New York Times
9 March 2011
 
17. Libya: The Case for U.S. Intervention
Romesh Ratnesar
Time Magazine
7 March 2011
 
Section II: Debate on Libya intervention
 
1. When Intervening in a Conflict, Stick to UN Script
Gareth Evans
Sidney Morning Herald
24 March 2011
 
2. UN Breathes Life into “Responsibility to Protect”
Ramesh Thakur
The Toronto Star
21 March 2011
 
3. We Can’t Dodge the Hard Part Stabilising Libya
Alex Bellamy
The Australian
21 March 2011
 
4. The Difference with Libya
Brian Whitaker
The Guardian
23 March 2011
 
5. The Libyan No-Fly Zone: Responsibility to Protect and International Law
David Hillstrom
Foreign Policy Journal
21 March 2011
 
6. Libya, the UN and the R2P Debate
Ian Williams
The Guardian
24 March 2011
 
7. Responsibility to Protect or Right to Meddle?
Gregg Carlstrom
Al Jazeera
24 March 2011
 
8. Explainer: What is Libya’s “Responsibility to Protect” its Citizens?
Graeme Smith
Globe and Mail Update
18 March 2011
 
9. A Chink in the Armour of Sovereignty
Trinidad Express Newspaper
Hans Geiser
27 March 2011
 
10. Libya and the Responsibility to Protect
Jayshree Bajoria
Huffington Post
25 March 2011
 
11. Strategic Dialogue: Libya War
Robert Naiman and Ian Williams
Foreign Policy in Focus
5 April 2011
 
12. Is It Better to Save No One?Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
2 April 2011
 
13. A Chess Game in the Libyan Desert
Irfan Hussein
Dawn.com
6 April 2011
 
14. ‘R2P’ Involves More Than Military Intervention
Rachel Gerber
The Des Moines Register
23 April 2011
 
15. R2P: A good norm in search of fairness
The Straits Times
K. Kesavapany
20 April 2011
 
16. There’s Nothing Good About the War in Libya
Spiked
David Chandler
19 April 2011
 
17. The Responsibility to Protect: The Lessons of Libya
The Economist
19 May 2011
 
18. Making Sense of Libya
International Crisis Group
6 June 2011
 
19. Libya and R2P
Jennifer Welsh
Canadian International Council
23 June 2011
 
20. Applying the “Responsibility to Protect” to Libya
UN Radio
4 July 2011
 
21. Libya and the State of Intervention
R2P IDEAS in brief: Vol. 1 No. 1 (2011)
Tim Dunne
Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
 
22. After Libya, the Question: To Protect or Depose?
Philippe Bolopion
Los Angeles Times
25 August 2011
 
23. Special Roundtable on Libya and Humanitarian Intervention Published by Ethics & International Affairs, the Journal of the Carnegie Council
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
23 August 2011
 
24. The Trials and Tests Faced by R2P
Rachel Gerber
The Stanley Foundation
August 2011
 
25. Humanitarian Inquisition
David Bosco
Foreign Policy, Op-ed
1 September 2011
 
26. Beyond Libya: A World Ready to Respond to Mass Violence
Rachel Gerber
Stanley Foundation
September 2011
 
27. Has R2P Worked in Libya?
Ramesh Thakur
The Canberra Times
19 September 2011
 
28. NATO Watch: How Good is NATO after Libya?
Dr. Ian Davis
NATO Watch
8 September 2011
 
29. R2P and the Libya Mission
Simon Adams, Executive Director of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
L.A. Times
28 September 2011
 
30. Op-Ed: A Victory for the Responsibility to Protect
Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock
The Ottawa Citizen
25 October 2011
 
31. Outside the Law
Eric Posner
Foreign Policy
25 October 2011
 
32. After Libya, What Now for R2P?
Tim Dunne and Jess Gifkins, Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
The Interpreter: Lowy Institute for International Policy
24 October 2011
 
33. Libya, and the Limits of Liberal Intervention
Richard Dalton
The Independent
23 October 2011
 
34. Libya After Gaddafi: A Dangerous Precedent?
Richard Falk
Al Jazeera
22 October 2011
 
35. Did Qaddafi’s End Justify the Means?
Foreign Policy
20 October 2011
 
36. Background Briefing: Responsibility to Protect after Libya and Cote D’Ivoire
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
7 November 2011
 
37. R2P, R.I.P.
New York Times
David Rieff
7 November 2011
 
38. Intervention Without Responsibility
Tarak Barkawi
Al Jazeera
22 November 2011
 
39. The Responsibility to Protect: Challenges & Opportunities in Light of the Libyan Intervention
e-International Relations
November 2011
 
40. The Lesson of Libya
Gareth Evans
The New York Times
15 November 2011
 
41. Thinking About Libya, the Responsibility to Protect and Regime Change: A “Lessons Learned”
Discussion Paper
Robin Collins
World Federalist Movement- Canada
October 2011