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08.04.2015 Robert Burrowes

Saving Passengers of the Good Ship “Titan… Earth”

Saving Passengers of the Good Ship “Titan… Earth”

On 15 April 1912, the Titanic, the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service, sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage. The large and unnecessary death toll – more than 1,500 passengers and crew – was the result of many factors. »

28.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

A Home for Mercy

A Home for Mercy

Human Wrongs Watch ‘When last we met Mercy, she was arriving in her foster home, the child of a woman who had died of Ebola infection. See how Mercy’s getting on, in school for the first time, a child embraced by a family joined by love, if not blood.'( … »

10.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

The Changemaker

The Changemaker

Human Wrongs Watch Asma Ahmad Sheikh has helped people in rural Pakistan get training and set up their own businesses. Her work as a Changemaker led to her winning in a global skills competition. THATTA, Pakistan (ILO) – Asma Ahmad Sheikh was 17 years old when … »

09.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Human Wrongs Watch Meet Suzan, one of 40 young volunteers working to protect South Sudanese women and girls at a refugee settlement in northern Uganda. By Lucy Beck* 6 March 2015 – At Nyumanzi refugee settlement in northern Uganda, where the sound of families preparing food hangs on … »

08.03.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Myanmar students protest Gov’t education law

Myanmar students protest Gov’t education law

On the third consecutive day of anti-government demonstrations in Myanmar (Burma), five college students were arrested Friday in the city of Leptadan (southeast), local media reported. The demonstrations had over 200 students taking part and police tried to disperse the crowd using tear gas. “Some students escaped through police barriers … »

06.03.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Israel: there is another way

Israel: there is another way

Current events threaten to pull Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel apart. Fear, anger and violence are undermining shared living. But this is not the case at Hand in Hand. Our schools and community activities continue unabated in our five schools and communities. As we begin 2015, and as our … »

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