In their internal review published on June 21, 2016, MSF (Doctors without Borders) looked into the February 2016 attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians Site (PoC) in South Sudan, including a review of the post-event situation: Violence erupted between internally displaced [continue reading].
Launching Alistair Reign News on YouTube has given us the means to bring more video content to expand on the stories and reports published on our News blog. Alistair Reign News online has a focus on human right’s violations, politics of global importance, humanitarians [continue reading].
A nervous calm prevails as the Central African Republic awaits the final round of presidential elections due to take place in early February. Renewed outbreaks of inter-communal violence since September is keeping the population on edge, with many fearing a flare-up of tension [continue reading].
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, His Excellency, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, will be in Ottawa and Montréal on a working visit, from February 11 to 13, 2016. Canada is an active and committed member of the United Nations [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].
“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].
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].
World Report 2016 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. The video playing is from Alistair Reign News channel‘s on YouTube. [continue reading].
I saw a picture of Syrian child. It was powerful! His name was Omar He was drawing bombs, blood, helicopters And dead children He could not speak So traumatized He could not smile They asked him to smile to the Camera He tried But couldn’t They took his picture And the [continue reading].
Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN’s refugee agency, gives a human face to the sheer numbers of human beings trying to escape to better lives [continue reading].
Having fought (in) the wars that created these crises – Canada has systematically closed every possible avenue of access for refugees. This article is published in snippets. Bombing Islamic State for a year will cost Canada half a billion dollars. Canada previously spent [continue reading].
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