Media quotes February 2024
Media quotes February 2024
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Media quotes February 2024

25 January 2024
What is really needed to save innocent lives [in Gaza] is an immediate ceasefire. Arab News

Joost Hiltermann

Program Director, Middle East and North Africa
2 February 2024
Most regional capitals are not allowing the issue of non-recognition [of the Taliban] to hinder their relations with Kabul. TRT World

Ibraheem Bahiss

Analyst, Afghanistan
7 February 2024
Violence in Colombia has long come from combats between illegal groups, and from the pressure they exert on civilians. AP

Elizabeth Dickinson

Senior Analyst, Colombia
5 February 2024
State presence [in Panama] overly focuses on border control and does not prioritise the protection of migrants. The Guardian

Bram Ebus

Consultant
30 January 2024
The military [in Myanmar] might not have the ability to vanquish its opponents, but it retains an enormous capacity for violence, especially against civilian targets. VOA

Richard Horsey

Senior Adviser, Myanmar
1 February 2024
[The] Houthis wanted to send a message: We are the group that is most committed to Gaza, not just in words but in action. CNN

Ahmed Nagi

Senior Analyst, Yemen
1 February 2024
Younger generations [of Palestinians] … have been swayed towards armed resistance because they feel like conciliatory politics or diplomacy doesn't work with Israel. The National

Tahani Mustafa

Senior Analyst, Palestine
14 February 2024
The more isolated the Taliban becomes, the more they turn to China to replace the diplomatic weight the US previously provided. Al Jazeera

Ibraheem Bahiss

Analyst, Afghanistan
16 February 2024
The [Myanmar] military is clearly facing significant manpower shortages, which is why it is introducing a draft for the first time in its history. Reuters

Richard Horsey

Senior Adviser, Myanmar
21 February 2024
The ICJ is a place where little countries can line up and leverage international law to constrain what big powers and their allies try to do. The New York Times

Richard Gowan

UN Director
21 February 2024
The trend of violence against ex-combatants [in Colombia] is a strong deterrent to disarmament. AP

Elizabeth Dickinson

Senior Analyst, Colombia
22 February 2024
If the regional escalation [in the DRC] continues, we could find ourselves in a scenario like during the other Congo wars … More bombing means more displacement. The Economist

Onesphore Sematumba

Analyst, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi
13 February 2024
The longer the war in Gaza continues, the greater the risk of even further spillover of the war into other regional theaters. Anadolu Agency

Joost Hiltermann

Program Director, Middle East and North Africa
12 February 2024
Prior advance warnings are a feasible precaution to minimize harm to civilians [in Rafah] … but it doesn’t absolve Israel of its legal obligations. The Washington Post

Brian Finucane

Senior Adviser, U.S.

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