Human Rights

Human Rights Watch Urged the EU to Press Vietnam to Respect Human Rights

A memo was released to the EU by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that puts pressure on a human rights dialogue held in Vietnam today. Bloggers Nguyen Van Hai (a.k.a. Dieu Cay) and Phan Thanh Hai (a.k.a. Anhbasg) had been held without trial since 2010, and Bui Thi Minh Hang for participating in earlier protests.

DR Congo: UN mission condemns killing of dozens of civilians in South Kivu

Residents of an IDP camp in North Kivu receive food rations distributed by WFP and an NGO

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