Saturday, May 27, 2017


Ongoing violence in Myanmar continues to impact children and their communities

Children in Myanmar, especially those in remote border areas, continue to suffer the consequences of protracted crises, inter-communal conflict and discrimination. In Rakhine State, inter-communal violence that erupted in 2012 continues to plague 120,000 internally displaced people (IDP), primarily women and children, spread across 40 camps or informal sites, and host communities. Children at the Baudupha IDP camp, where residents are...

Venezuela protest

Protesters rescue an opposition activist who was wounded by a tear gas canister and fell down an embankment to the Guaire River in Caracas, Venezuela. © 2017 Francisco Bruzco

Nigeria refugees

Twenty three trucks arrived Banki on the 23 May, 2017 with Nigerian refugees from Cameroon reported UNHCR Nigeria.

100 activists marching in Brussels to say Trump must stop his politics of hatred

Human rights must be on the agenda of meetings between President Trump and his counterparts. Failure to do so may lead governments around the world to pursue clever, destructive and dehumanizing policies. Since April 1, the United States assume the presidency of the UN Security Council and they promised to give priority to human rights. Many governments will be...

Manchester Attack: Chloe Rutherford & Liam Curry become latest bombing victims

Chloe Rutherford & Liam Curry become latest Manchester terror attack victims media reports.  "Inseparable" teenage sweethearts Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry confirmed among those killed in Manchester bombing. 

Venezuela protest continuous — Death toll rises to 48

A young demonstrator has died from a gunshot wound to the chest, raising to 48 the number of people killed in seven weeks of protests against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday. The attorney general's office said gunmen were alleged to have opened fire Saturday on an anti-government demonstration in the western city of Valera. "At that moment, (Edy Alejandro)...

“No more dictatorship!” — More than 200,000 people protest in Venezuela against Maduro

More than 200,000 people in Venezuela have staged anti-government protests across the Latin American country, marking the 50th day of rallies against President Nicolas Maduro. The protests were held in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, and other major cities on Saturday. An estimated 160,000 demonstrators marched through Caracas to reach the presidential palace, chanting anti-Maduro slogans and carrying signs that...

Benghazi fighting

A member of the Libyan National Army fires a rocket-propelled grenade during fighting against jihadists in Benghazi's Al-Hout market area.  May 20, 2017 - AFP/Abdullah DOMA

South Sudanese refugees aid

World Food Program workers unload humanitarian aid parcels that will be distributed to South Sudanese refugees at Al-Obeid airport.  May 20, 2017 - AFP/ASHRAF SHAZLY

South Africa protest — People took streets over violence against women

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pretoria on Saturday, angered by a rise in violence against women and children in South Africa, including killings and sex attacks. Answering the call by a group calling itself "#Not In My Name" the protesters, most of them men, marched through the streets of the South African capital behind a woman symbolically...