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Campus SpotlightNovember 20202020School of Diplomacy News

Center for Peace and Conflict Studies Speaker Series: “Peacemaking in Lebanon” with Mr. Assaad Chaftari

On Monday, November 2, The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations presented “Peacemaking in Lebanon” with Mr. Assaad Chaftari, as a part of its speaker series.

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WorldOctober 2020International News2020

Outrage from Human Rights Activists after Russia and China Elected on UN Human Rights Council

Russia and China won seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council on October 13, causing outrage among human rights activists, while Saudi Arabia failed to secure a seat. While Russia and Cuba ran unopposed, Saudi Arabia and China were in a five-way race, with Pakistan receiving 169 votes, Uzbekistan 164, Nepal 150, China 139, and Saudi Arabia just 90 votes. 

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October 2020International NewsAsia2020

 Thai Protesters Push for Democracy

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Bangkok last Saturday calling for democratic reforms. This comes after two months of demonstrations across the country. Protesters gathered at the Thammasat University campus and at Sanam Luang, a public square close to King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s official residence at the Grand Palace. 

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