UN / TERRORISM VICTIMS

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, José Manuel García-Margallo, today (21 Oct) proposed the creation of a special international court specialised in terrorism that would contemplate cases involving countries that do not accept the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). UNIFEED-UNTV

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DATELINE: 21 OCTOBER 2015, NEW YORK CITY / RECENT

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RECENT-NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, exterior, United Nations Headquarters

21 OCTOBER 2015, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, dais
3. Wide shot, audience
4. SOUNDBITE (English) José Manuel García-Margallo, Minister of Foreign Affairs:
“We have suggested the idea of creating a special court on terrorism which should have jurisdiction on all these cases.”
5. Med shot, cameras
6. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) José Manuel García-Margallo, Minister of Foreign Affairs:
“The government understands that Spain has lived up to its commitment as a society and has lived up to its commitment as a nation. The government’s two main objectives have been always to fight terrorism and to support the victims. This act brings together those two purposes and complies with its obligations towards the victims.”
7. Med shot, photographer
8. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Maria del Mar Blanco, Victim of Terrorism:
“I want to speak today of a historical event, which is none other than the fact that for the first time in front of the Security Council victims are a reality. Our presence is a reality. At last victims have a voice and a face. Today, undoubtedly, what we have come to demonstrate is that victims, through our testimony, victims are always the innocent party and those who harm them, are always guilty.”
9. Med shot, reporters
10. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Jorge Fernandez Diaz, Minister of the Interior of Spain:
“We are ready to receive and to integrate those refugees that correspond to us. It is not in our hands but in the hands of the European Community. In the hands of Italy, principally, and Greece, that those refugees can make it to our country
11. Med shot, reporters
12. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Jorge Fernandez Diaz, Minister of the Interior of Spain:
“Until four years ago in Spain, eighty percent of the recruitment process, indoctrination, and radicalization took place in places of worship and in prison. Nowadays, 80 percent of those processes take place in social media. That is where, in social media, where we have to be present.”
13. Wide shot, end of presser

STORYLINE:

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, José Manuel García-Margallo, today (21 Oct) proposed the creation of a special international court specialised in terrorism that would contemplate cases involving countries that do not accept the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

García-Margallo said “we have suggested the idea of creating a special court on terrorism which should have jurisdiction on all these cases.”

He was addressing journalists after an Arria-formula meeting on victims of terrorism and their role in countering violent extremism.

He said the Spanish government’s two main objectives “have been always to fight terrorism and to support the victims.”

The Foreign Mister said today’s meeting, co-hosted by Spain the United States, “brings together those two purposes and complies with its obligations towards the victims.”

Also addressing the press, Maria del Mar Blanco, a victim of the Basque terrorist organisation, ETA, said today’s was a “historical event” as “for the first time in front of the Security Council” victims “have a voice and a face.”

She said “what we have come to demonstrate is that victims, through our testimony, victims are always the innocent party and those who harm them, are always guilty.”

Also speaking to reporters the Minister of the Interior of Spain, Jorge Fernandez Diaz, spoke of the refugee issue. He said Spain was “ready to receive and to integrate those refugees that correspond to us.”

Fernandez Diaz said “it is not in our hands but in the hands of the European Community; in the hands of Italy, principally, and Greece, that those refugees can make it to our country.”

He also spoke of the use of social media by terrorist organizations. He said “until four years ago in Spain, eighty percent of the recruitment process, indoctrination, and radicalization took place in places of worship and in prison. Nowadays, 80 percent of those processes take place in social media. That is where, in social media, where we have to be present.”
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