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,...

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

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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

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

UN Envoy Implores End of Violence in South Sudanese State

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Source: UN News
UNMISS Force Commander Moses Obi (left) talking to displaced people in...

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

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A burning tukul (hut) in Pibor, South Sudan

PAKISTAN: An unforgiveable sin

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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

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FLEC president Henrique N'Zita Tiago

BANGLADESH: Indigenous groups face land-grabbing in north

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

UN deplores murder of three aid workers in Somalia

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Malnourished child receives medical assistance in Mogadishu, Somalia

YEMEN: Unrest puts child marriage issue on back burner

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