In April 2015, Eva Kor, who survived the Holocaust, publicly forgave ex-Auschwitz accountant Oskar Groening. This documentary tells their stories, and explores the impact of her forgiveness. January 27 is Holocaust Memorial Day in the UK, a time for us to remember the victims [continue reading].
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Following months of a merciless Saudi Arabia-led military campaign against its own land and people, Yemen stands at the very edge of an apocalyptic humanitarian crisis, an institutional and economic black hole, and an open wound on the map of Southern Arabia. Exhausted by war [continue reading].
“Children are terrified by noises. Finding food is a challenge. There’s rarely power. Many people in Yemen and beyond dream of an end to the fighting. As the civil war in Yemen continues, many families say they are living in constant fear. “Parents say that their [continue reading].
A United Nations team of war crimes investigators will not probe air strikes by foreign countries in Syria, its chairman said on Wednesday, despite concerns that some attacks by foreign militaries could have violated the laws of war. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is [continue reading].
An airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition has hit a clinic in southern Yemen run by MSF, wounding nine people, including two MSF staff. According to local sources, at 11.20 on 2 December, three airstrikes targeted a park in Taiz city’s Al Houban district, 2 km from [continue reading].
A double-tap barrel bombing on Saturday 28 November on a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported hospital in a besieged zone in northern Homs governorate, Syria, has caused seven deaths, the partial destruction of the hospital and an influx of 47 wounded patients needing to [continue reading].
The following is a list compiled by Ishaan Tharoor, referencing a report by Kevin Sieff – ‘South Sudan thought it solved its child soldier problem. It hasn’t, appeared in The Washington Post. Burma In recent years, Burma, also known as Myanmar, has undergone [continue reading].
Press TV has interviewed Tighe Barry, an activist with CODEPINK in Washington, to discuss the statements by Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French acronym MSF, saying it has not yet found any evidence that US fighter jets attacked one of its hospitals in [continue reading].
Israel has suspended upcoming meetings with the European Union in retaliation for it issuing guidelines calling on all produce originating from Israeli settlements to be clearly labeled. “Because of the latest EU decision, Israel is suspending its diplomatic dialogue [continue reading].
Thomson Reuters Foundation calls for global support for a full inquiry into the U.S. bombing of a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan have gone ignored, according to the head of Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) which is mourning the loss of 30 lives in the attack. Joanne Liu, [continue reading].
About 200 members of the Yazidi religious community who were old and sick were released by ISIS militants last weekend. The freed prisoners report that girls and women continue to suffer from horrifying abuses at the hands of the militant group. According to the Independent, [continue reading].
Killings, Torture in a Locked-Down City Under Siege. Systematic killings and torture by Syrian security forces in the city of Daraa since protests began there on March 18, 2011, strongly suggest that these qualify as crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said in a report [continue reading].