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15 Aug 2014
Resolution 2170 (Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts) S/RES/2170

In Resolution 2170 the on Threat to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts, the UN Security Council:

Underlines "the primary responsibility of Member States to protect civilian population on their territories, in accordance with their obligations under international law,.." "Strongly condemns the indiscriminate killing and deliberate targeting of civilians, numerous atrocities, mass executions and extrajudicial killings, including of soldiers, persecution of individuals and entire communities on the basis of their religion or belief, kidnapping of civilians, forced displacement of members of minority groups, killing and maiming of children, recruitment and use of children, rape and other forms of sexual violence, arbitrary detention,...;" and "Recalls that widespread or systematic attacks directed against any civilian populations because of their ethnic or political background, religion or belief may constitute a crime against humanity, emphasizes the need to ensure that ISIL, ANF and all other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with Al-Qaida are held accountable for abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law, urges all parties to prevent such violations and abuses;"