It was Mother’s Day when DAESH took over his city of Al-Raqqah. DAESH is an acronym for the Arabic phrase “al-Dawla al-Islamiya al-Iraq al-Sham” (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant). Also known as ISIS or ISIL. The television series ‘Today’ [continue reading].
“Whenever a war wages, our women end up as the victims,” said Capt Khatoon Khider, a member of the Sun Ladies, A significant number of women and children in the large Iraqi refugee community in Syria are forced into sexual exploitation by criminal gangs or, in [continue reading].
The film covers Kelly’s journey from launch to landing day. Incorporating footage from the astronaut’s return to Earth will be no easy feat; Kelly and Kornienko are landing in a remote area of Kazakhstan, after all. But the filmmakers have experience with time [continue reading].
In conducting these interviews Vice effectively shows the impact of even the smallest, so-called “isolated” incident of racism or Islamophobia, as well as the effects of political rhetoric in stirring these acts. The segment’s biggest success is in providing a face to the [continue reading].
Meet the new head of the United Nations panel on Human Rights: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Abby Martin takes us inside the brutal reality of this police-state monarchy, and tells the untold people’s history of resistance to it. Why all the smiles and handshakes? With a [continue reading].
Britain’s leading news anchor Jon Snow, dealt a massive blow to the Israeli military by smuggling Palestinian art out of Gaza and putting it on show in London back in 2014. According to The Independent: He interviewed artist Majdal Nateel earlier this month and volunteered to [continue reading].
Thousands of refugees were sleeping rough at Budapest’s Keleti station, waiting for trains to take them to western Europe. Then, they just got up and walked. Guardian journalist and filmmaker John Domokos went with them, every step of the way. This is the story of one Syrian [continue reading].
World Report 2016: Ken Roth summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. The politics of fear led governments around the globe to roll back human rights during 2015. Wikipedia Bio: Kenneth Roth has stated that Jimmy Carter’s [continue reading].
“Every day, I listen to harrowing stories of people fleeing for their lives, across dangerous borders and unfriendly seas. But there’s one story that keeps me awake at night, and it’s about Doaa,” Melissa Fleming Voice for refugees. As head of [continue reading].
The London stockbroker Nicholas Winton, who at age 29 and of his own initiation, went to Prague and made a list of children he would later save from the Holocaust of the second world war – an operation later called Czech Kindertransport. Sir Nicholas Winton was [continue reading].
Don’t stand by is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016. The Holocaust and subsequent genocides took place because the local populations allowed insidious persecution to take root. Whilst some actively supported or facilitated state policies of persecution, the vast [continue reading].
Documentary telling the extraordinary story of how Nicholas Winton rescued 669 children from the clutches of the Nazis, bringing them by train to Britain. London stockbroker saved hundreds of children from the Nazis. Sir Nicholas Winton organised the transport of 669 children to [continue reading].