Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Rohingya-Turks relations date back to 1913

Document from Ottoman archive shows Rohingya’s solidarity with Turks during First World War Rohingya Muslims had showed solidarity with Turks over a hundred years ago,...
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‘Who will take us?’: Myanmar’s fleeing Rohingya Muslims

Rohingya Muslims as old as 105 are pouring into Bangladesh in the hope of finding peace and some semblance of a future, as the...

Somaliland women show kindness and leadership in the face of a humanitarian crisis

As in any emergency, women are most affected by the drought in Somaliland. There is much that Australia could learn from how they respond...

Homeless children sniff glue to take ‘away the pain’ of surviving streets

Plastic bottles litter the ground as children emerge from an abandoned mud-brick building in this hot, dusty East African city. The dirty bottles used for sniffing glue are a...

Why I’m proud to be African today

It’s not easy to get a sitting president to leave office. In some cases, corruption, violence, and institutional inertia have conspired to keep some...

Burma: 400 killed amid ‘massacre’ of Rohingya Muslims

Almost 400 people have died in clashes between security forces and Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the country's military commander has said. The numbers, posted on...

Ethiopian communities band together to help parents of three children killed in tragic collision

Ethiopian communities across borders are working together to help a family bring the bodies of their three children home after a fatal crash in...

In Somaliland – Column of Eduard Nazarski

In the second week of July, I was in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. There, I organized Huricap, a program of Amnesty Netherlands, committed...
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Unwelcome stranger: Anwar – An African asylum seeker in Israel – Video

This short documentary tells the story of Anwar, a Sudanese anti-government activist who fled his home in Darfur in 2003. As many as 300,000 people...

Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation

The police in DeKalb County, Ga., have reopened an investigation after a video surfaced online showing an officer repeatedly striking a homeless woman with...

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German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home

A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group’s campaign against West German...