Is Burma’s Anti-Muslim Violence Led by “Buddhist Neo-Nazis”?

Is Burma’s Anti-Muslim Violence Led by “Buddhist Neo-Nazis”?

Human Wrongs Watch By Ray Downs*, Vice –TRANSCEND Media Service — When most Westerners think of Buddhism, they think of smiling men with potbellies and inspirational quotes from Ph ...

International Overdose Awareness Day — 180,000 Drug Related Deaths… Each Year

International Overdose Awareness Day — 180,000 Drug Related Deaths… Each Year

  Human Wrongs Watch 31 August 2014 — According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) World Drug Report 2014, there are approximately 180,000 drug related deaths each ye ...

Lebanon — Milk for Health and… Wealth

Lebanon — Milk for Health and… Wealth

Georgette comes home and sets the table. She brings out a large variety of cheeses and cold drinks, all labelled with the name of the company she owns. Her husband, Pascal, has inv ...

World Day of ‘Desaparecidos’ — Over 43,000 Cases the Majority Dating Back Decades

World Day of ‘Desaparecidos’ — Over 43,000 Cases the Majority Dating Back Decades

30 August 2014 – Stressing that the enforced disappearance of individuals by States constitutes an unacceptable violation of human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declare ...

World Health Organization Identifies Countries at Risk for Spread of Ebola Human Wrongs Watch

World Health Organization Identifies Countries at Risk for Spread of Ebola Human Wrongs Watch

Human Wrongs Watch 29 August 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has identified six countries at risk for spread of the Ebola virus disease, adding that it is ...

The War for Nothing

The War for Nothing

Human Wrongs Watch By Uri Avnery 30 August 2014 AFTER 50 DAYS, the war is over. Hallelujah. On the Israeli side: 71 dead, among them 66 soldiers, 1 child. On the Palestinian side: ...

Half of all Syrians Forced to Abandon their Homes, Flee for their Lives

Half of all Syrians Forced to Abandon their Homes, Flee for their Lives

29 August 2014 – Three million Syrians will have registered as refugees outside of their country today, the UN refugee agency reported, amid accounts of increasingly horrifying con ...

Is Burma’s Anti-Muslim Violence Led by “Buddhist Neo-Nazis”?

Human Wrongs Watch By Ray Downs*, Vice –TRANSCEND Media Service — When most Westerners think of Buddhism, they think of smiling men with potbellies and inspirational quotes from Phil Jackson. “Buddhist neo-Nazi” sounds like a contradiction in terms. But in Burma, vicious anti-Mus more ...

September 01, 2014

The War for Nothing

Human Wrongs Watch By Uri Avnery 30 August 2014 AFTER 50 DAYS, the war is over. Hallelujah. On the Israeli side: 71 dead, among them 66 soldiers, 1 child. On the Palestinian side: 2,143 dead, 577 of them children, 263 women, 102 elderly. 11,230 injured. 10,800 buildings destroyed more ...

August 30, 2014

Italian parliamentarians present motion supporting a treaty banning nuclear weapons

A motion was recently submitted to the Italian Parliament supporting the humanitarian initiative and urging the government to take action towards a nuclear weapons ban. We spoke to Lisa Clark of PNND and Francesco Vignarca from Rete Disarmo about this motion, and what this could more ...

September 01, 2014

Correa Urges to Improve Pensions in Rural Sector

Quito, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) President Rafael Correa urged today to improve pensions in the rural sector until they match those in the urban sector, and reiterated his government's support to farmers. He explained at the 6th Intercultural Meeting of Rural Social Insurance, runni more ...

August 30, 2014

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