UPDATE Oct. 4th: A hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz was hit in an overnight aerial attack that killed at least 19 people, including nine Medecins Sans Frontieres staff and three children. The US has confirmed that it conducted an airstrike “in the vicinity” of the [continue reading].
The medical charity MSF says air strikes on its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz continued for more than 30 minutes after US and Afghan authorities were told of its location. In a statement, MSF has condemned “in the strongest possible terms the horrific bombing of [continue reading].
Geneva: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply shocked by the bombing of the MSF hospital in Kunduz, and strongly condemns such violence against patients, medical workers and facilities. Following Medecins Sans Frontieres’ confirmation of the bombing [continue reading].
The World Food Programme – Its greatest challenges come when it confronts war and hunger. And that’s what’s happening today in Syria where you will find heroes of the World Food Programme saving the most vulnerable people in what looked to us like the edge of [continue reading].
Thank you to the people who take the time to learn, share, and assist the innocent children of war. This Colour of War campaign poster is for public use. Please do not alter it in any way; use only for cause to raise awareness of the children suffering, even dying inside [continue reading].
#YemenNeglected #yemenbleeds #cdnpoli Please help save the children in Yemen. They are dying, not from famine – from siege of their country. pic.twitter.com/RVuHB4a5Xq — Alistair Reign (Ali) (@AlistairReign) April 17, 2017 No child should ever go a day without a [continue reading].
246 individuals were killed as a result including 243 civilians. International Coalition Forces Targets Armed Opposition Groups for the Third Time. SNHR previously issued eight reports that documented civilian’s death by the international coalition forces since 23 September [continue reading].
More than 200,000 people have been killed in the four-and-a-half-year Syrian civil war. The constant violence has forced more than four million to flee the country, fueling a refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. The country is so dangerous that a definitive tally of [continue reading].
More than 1,000 Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip sustained permanent disabilities during last year’s 51-day Israeli military onslaught, according to Defense for Children International (DCI), an NGO devoted to children’s rights. In a report entitled “Operation [continue reading].
“Don’t just ‘raise awareness’ of it (photo of Aylan’s lifeless body on the beach) by liking and sharing the tragedy and then forgetting about it in a month. To truly contribute to justice for Aylan, work to set things right.” Dan Sanchez. A baby [continue reading].
Two British journalists working for Vice News have been charged by a court in Turkey of “working on behalf of a terrorist organisation.” Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury had been detained along with their colleague Mohammed Ismael Rasool in the southeastern city [continue reading].
Children Learn to Be Children Again. After Release by Armed Groups. In the transit center for children formerly associated with armed groups, in Bambari, Central African Republic, Jonathan* a 16-year-old boy, is sitting on the floor and going through a big bag full of [continue reading].