Monday, December 11, 2017
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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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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...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...