Daily Archives: July 14, 2008

Zimbabwe (Country threat level – 5):

 The Russian and Chinese United Nations Security Council delegations vetoed a proposed sanctions resolution against Zimbabwe on 11 July 2008. Although the resolution secured the nine votes necessary to pass, the proposal failed because of the Russian and Chinese vetoes. … Continue reading

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Sudan (Country threat level – 4):

 On 14 July 2008 the International Criminal Court (ICC) called for an arrest warrant to be issued for President Omar al-Bashir and other Sudanese officials for crimes against humanity. There have been protests against the ICC in Sudan in the … Continue reading

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Japan (Country threat level – 2):

 On 14 July 2008 a Molotov cocktail was thrown into the garden of the U.S. Consulate General in Okinawa. The device burned itself out almost immediately after hitting the ground and caused no injuries or damage. Witnesses saw a person … Continue reading

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Brazil (Country threat level – 3):

On 14 July 2008 Brazilian oil workers began a five-day strike to protest offshore working conditions. The strike will affect 42 oilfields in the Campos Basin off the coast of Sao Paulo. Reports indicate that production at 33 out of … Continue reading

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