Before the Saudi-led coalition war on Yemen in March 2015, the country was already a protracted crisis characterized by widespread poverty, conflict, poor governance and weak rule of law. Today, and after almost 27 months of the war on Yemen, the economy is near collapse, public [continue reading].
Demonstrations turned violent late Thursday ahead of a tricky first G20 summit for US President Donald Trump, as German police clashed with a hard core of masked anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones. What should have been a peaceful march by around 12,000 people [continue reading].
The Russian Defense Ministry claims that according to their information, the leader of the Islamic State, Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed on May 28, 2017, as a result of airstrikes conducted by the Russian warplanes on a southern suburb of the Syrian city of Raqqa. The [continue reading].
Happy birthday fellow citizens! We celebrated 150 years as the country known as Canada. Our government threw a huge party up on Parliament Hill, and wrapped it up that evening with 20 minutes of dazzling fireworks. I have added swing music, making the experience even more [continue reading].
Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau brought a youthful exuberance to our country’s 150th Birthday party on Parliament Hill, July 1st, 2017. His message: It doesn’t matter how you got here, because once you arrive, and can proudly say, “I am [continue reading].
One week on from the atrocity at the Manchester Arena, Tina Daheley reports on the attack targeted on the audience of thousands of young and teenage girls as they left a pop concert. She hears from concert attenders and parents, and investigates the community context and the [continue reading].
Our humanitarian NGO Mona Relief planned a short trip to Hareeb al-Qaramish district in Marib Governorate, where 10,710 people (including 6,426 children) live. The purpose of the trip was to conduct a survey to assess what relief aid the people there would need. Located in [continue reading].
In a truly unimaginable act of police brutality, national guardsmen shot and killed four college students during an anti-Vietnam war protest on the Kent State University campus in Ohio in 1970. Just weeks later, Neil Young channeled his rage into a haunting song called [continue reading].
National Bird follows the dramatic journey of three whistle-blowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. At the center of the film are three U.S. military veterans. Plagued by [continue reading].
Ross Kemp, investigative-journalist turns his attention to the deadliest migrant route in the world. The 1,000 miles of Libyan desert, a journey more dangerous than the sea, followed by the treacherous Mediterranean crossing from Tripoli to Italy in rubber boats unfit for [continue reading].
Frontline correspondent Ramita Navai makes a dangerous and revealing journey inside the war-torn country of Iraq, investigating allegations of abuse of civilians by powerful militias. “The black flags of the Islamic State are coming down in Mosul, prisoners are being [continue reading].
An intimate documentary about a controversial subject, My Father’s Vietnam personifies the connections made and unmade by the Vietnam War. Featuring never-before-seen photographs and 8mm footage of the era. My Father’s Vietnam is the story of three soldiers, only one of [continue reading].
On the 13th of this month, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova spoke out on the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, while pointing out that Western apathy and U.S. involvement in Yemen is an hypocrisy of both their values and accusations of war crimes in [continue reading].
“ON the 22nd of September, I was asked by The World if I could have myself committed to one of the asylums for the insane in New York, with a view to writing a plain and unvarnished narrative of the treatment of the patients therein and the methods of management, [continue reading].
With the Trump Administration in power an indisputable fact rings true – that history will repeat itself – often in the most terrifying violence and unspeakable inhumanity – we will find the cycle never-ending. And “Mark my words,” the Trump era [continue reading].
During the 1987 Intifada, this film weaves the story of how 18 cows inspired the Palestinian’s of Beit Sahour, and at the same time became a thorn in the side of Israeli authorities determined to find the illegal bovines. (Warning: some language not meant for children). [continue reading].
Updated on March 12th: Hundreds of protesters gathered near the Dutch Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara, despite the street where it is located being sealed off by police. Demonstrators waved Turkish and Ottoman flags, shouted anti-Dutch slogans and some threw eggs, [continue reading].