Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump’s player comments

A wave of protests swept across the National Football League as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US...
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UN human rights chief points to ‘textbook example of ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar

The United Nations human rights chief today lashed out at the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar which has led to more than 300,000...

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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Overcome Recurring Droughts, Not Postpone Them in Northeastern Horn of Africa – de Clercq

The head of United Nations humanitarian efforts in Somalia today underlined the importance of improving communities’ resilience to better withstand the effects of recurring...

ROS-DP World Further Cement Ties, Mutual Interest

The meeting between the President of the Republic of Somaliland and Head of DP World reiterates shared views on development H.E President Muse Bihi Abdi,...

Somalia: A Sheikh Linked With Being Member of Al Shabaab Charged

A Sheikh accused of being a member of Al Shabaab and radicalizing Kenyan youths has been charged with 10 counts of terrorism. Guyo Gorsa allegedly...