The crisis in Yemen continues to worsen as the Saudi-led coalition forces and Houthi rebels blatantly disregard the damage being inflicted on innocent Yemeni civilians. Famine and disease have spread through the country unchecked, due in large part to a Saudi-imposed blockade on [continue reading].
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].
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].
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The images most often associated with Yemen today are those of war, poverty and dire humanitarian crises. Yemeni photographer Thana Faroq, who is based in Sana’a, set out to prove that life exists beyond the war. On her Facebook page ‘Everyday Yemen‘, she [continue reading].
With the use of tanks, attack helicopters, and artillery against protesters and the torture and execution of children, protests spread and opposition groups took up arms. The attacks and counter-attacks escalated into a full-fledged civil war between the Assad regime with allied [continue reading].
On Tuesday 15th September 2015, Hungary shut the main land route for migrants into the European Union. Under new rules Hungary said anyone seeking asylum on its southern border with Serbia, the EU’s external frontier, would automatically be turned back, and anyone trying [continue reading].
Turkish coastguards have saved more than 50,000 people from drowning as they sought to cross to Greek islands since the beginning of the Syrian refugee crisis, the country’s deputy prime minister said on Friday as he urged European countries to show a “helping [continue reading].
“ORDINARY PEOPLE LIVING THROUGH EXTRAORDINARY TIMES” While academics in the field of (forced) migration are more often than not aware of these complexities, public perceptions are often skeptical of narratives that recognize refugees as people ‘like you and I’ who find [continue reading].
The Nigerian Army has announced its capture of one of the commanders of the Boko Haram sect. The Army said this was part of the successes of an operation which also saw to the rescue of about 178 captives of the sect in Bama area of Borno State. A statement made available to the [continue reading].
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 47 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator for the country said Monday. The figures are expected to increase as more information becomes available, [continue reading].