Human Rights

On eve of quake’s anniversary, Haitian children see some progress – UNICEF

Two years after the devastating earthquake, Haiti’s children remain the most vulnerable

UN Envoy Implores End of Violence in South Sudanese State

Source: UN News
UNMISS Force Commander Moses Obi (left) talking to displaced people in Pibor, South Sudan

Residents of South Sudan flashpoint town in need of aid after attack – UN official

A burning tukul (hut) in Pibor, South Sudan

PAKISTAN: An unforgiveable sin

A Pakistan charity has put up cradles with an appeal to place infants in them rather than murder them

ANGOLA: AU considers looking at Cabinda claims

FLEC president Henrique N'Zita Tiago

BANGLADESH: Indigenous groups face land-grabbing in north

Land-grabbing remains a problem among Bangladesh's indigenous population

UN deplores murder of three aid workers in Somalia

Malnourished child receives medical assistance in Mogadishu, Somalia

YEMEN: Unrest puts child marriage issue on back burner

Child marriage is one of factors disrupting girls' education in Yemen

Calls For More Reporting Of Suspected Child Abuse

The revelations about alleged child sex abuse by a former Penn State football coach have caused policymakers to propose new measures to broaden who is required to report suspected abuse.

Woodward Man to Serve 87 Months in Federal Prison for Distribution of Methamphetamine

JOSE MANUEL CHAVEZ-PEREZ (a/k/a “El Papo” and “Jose Manuel Chavez”), 47, from Woodward, Oklahoma, was sentenced to serve 87 months in federal prison for distribution of five grams or more of actual methamphetamine.