Monday, October 18, 2021

Is Somalia’s Hunger and Homelessness Crisis Beyond Hope?

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An ever-growing number of people across Somalia are leaving their homes to escape conflict and the impact of extreme weather events that have devastated...

Former Somali Refugee Helping Resettle Afghans

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Here at the Refugee Empowerment Center—people are hard at work looking to welcome Afghanistan refugees coming to the United States, some of which will...

Shell-shocked Survivors Describe Brutal Tigray Rebel Advance

After seizing the farming village in northern Ethiopia, the rebels roamed the streets searching for young, able-bodied men who had fought alongside government forces. Anyone...

Ethiopia: Comply or Leave the Dilemma Facing Humanitarian Agencies

The Ethiopian government has suspended the activities of three foreign humanitarian organisations which had been working in the Tigray region. Moina Spooner, from The...

As Violence Soars in Refugee Camps, Rohingya Women Speak Up

A climate of fear has spread across Bangladesh’s sprawling Rohingya camps as militant groups and criminal gangs compete for control, refugees and humanitarians warn. Community...

Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis: What’s Stopping Aid Getting In?

Aid convoys are facing significant obstacles in reaching parts of Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, due to renewed fighting between government and Tigrayan forces The...

UN Aid Workers Allege Ethiopia Harassment Before Tigray Flight

Aid workers say they were stopped by security officials at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on Thursday afternoon, ahead of their flight to the...

Somalia: Outraged Calls to End FGM After 13-Year-Old Fartun Bleeds to Death

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Fartun Hassan Ahmed bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation, a practice that 98% of women in the east African country undergo A 13-year-old...

Somalia: Puntland Executes 21 Convicted ‘Terrorists’ in a Single Day

As part of its commitment to wipe out terrorists, Puntland executed 21 Al-Shabaab members after rigorous court hearings which culminated in their conviction as...

United Nations Experts Condemn ‘Shocking’ Race Report, Call for Commission to be Scrapped

‘It is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into fact’ An arm of the United Nations has condemned...