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].
Fear stood behind many of the big human rights developments of the past year. “Fear of being killed or tortured in Syria and other zones of conflict and repression drove millions from their homes. Fear of what an influx of asylum seekers could mean for their societies led [continue reading].
United Nations Humanitarian Response Plan: Its title is prosaic and its content dry, but the stark statistics in the U.N.’s annual summary of relief programs tell the story of Syria’s humanitarian nightmare. Syria is a country on life support 13.6 million people are in [continue reading].
UK’s Channel 4 recently showed this entertaining documentary appropriately entitled: The Mad World of Donald Trump Matt Frei enters the colourful and mad world of presidential hopeful, Donald Trump. Discover the man behind the brand, from the multiple divorces, the [continue reading].
Heavily armed fanatics stormed Bacha Khan university near Peshawar in the volatile northwest on Wednesday, leaving dozens dead and injured. One chemistry professor took on the Taliban single-handedly [sic] to let his students escape the Pakistan university massacre that left [continue reading].
An aid worker shares a harrowing account from one teenager ‘gang-raped, beaten and scalded with boiling water in nine-month ordeal’. A Yazidi teenager who was sold to an Isis fighter has described how she was beaten and gang-raped on a daily basis in a harrowing [continue reading].
The World Health Organization (WHO) has been delivering water to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Al-Dhalea governorate, Yemen, are suffering from a shortage. Welcoming the announcement by the Saudi-led Coalition of a unilateral five-day humanitarian pause in Yemen, United [continue reading].
Hundreds of Yazidi boys abducted by Isis are being forced to practice beheading techniques on dolls as part of their “re-education”. The radicalization programme is part of Isis’ plan to create the next generation of extremists in the vast swathes of territory it controls [continue reading].