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Home Alone: South Sudan Teenager Leads Her Young Siblings to Safety in Uganda

Human Wrongs Watch By Dorothy Lusweti, Boroli Refugee Settlement, Uganda, (UNHCR)* – When 13-year-old Yayo Tangko turned up at the Boroli refugee settlement in Uganda earlier this year with her four younger siblings, she feared the worst for her missing parents.…

Slave Route Project to Break the Silence Around the Slave Trade

  Human Wrongs Watch “The executioner always kills twice”, Elie Wiesel once wrote, “the second time through silence”. Historically, global issues – such as development, human rights, cultural pluralism and intercultural dialogue – have been characterized by a total absence…

Hidden in Plain Sight — New Global Data Expose “Acute Prevalence” of Violence against Children

  Human Wrongs Watch A new UNICEF report looks at the scope of violence against children – a crisis of physical, sexual and emotional abuse that takes place every day around the world, and yet remains all too invisible. NEW YORK – The…

Video of the first same-sex wedding in Turkey and interview with the happy couple

Silo’s Message is a spiritual current developing on the basis of the book of the same name written by the Argentinean spiritual guide, Silo.  Adherents form themselves into Communities and generally meet weekly to interchange about their experiences with Silo’s…

God Wills It!

  Human Wrongs Watch By Uri Avnery* 5 September 2014 FOR SIX decades my friends and I have warned our people: if we don’t make peace with the nationalist Arab forces, we shall be faced with Islamic Arab forces. The Israeli-Palestinian…

Concern over Bangladesh Move to Repatriate Muslim Rohingyas to Myanmar

  Human Wrongs Watch DHAKA, 4 September 2014 (IRIN)* — Bangladesh announced this week that it will send back over 2,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, stoking concerns about the prospect of returning them to an increasingly dire situation. “Myanmar has…

QATAR: ACT NOW TO FIND KRISHNA AND GHIMIRE

QATAR: ACT NOW TO FIND KRISHNA AND GHIMIRE 42,112 Help us reach 50K CALL ON THE QATARI AUTHORITIES TO ENSURE THE SAFE RETURN OF KRISHNA AND GHIMIRE http://www.walkfree.org/missinginqatar/?utm_source=Subscribers&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=missinginqatar&utm_content=Find-Krishna-Ghimire_EmailTarget_Launch_en_Prospect_Ex_05Sep14 ACT NOW “I am being followed by the police here. Looks like they…

Violence against Children Is Universal, Deeply Ingrained in Societies, Often Accepted as the Norm

Human Wrongs Watch Violence against children is universal – so prevalent and deeply ingrained in societies it is often unseen and accepted as the norm – according to new, unprecedented data presented by the United Nations on 4 September 2014.…

Statelessness: Hoping to Acquire a Nationality, Put Down Roots

Human Wrongs Watch Brussels, 1 September 2014, (UNHCR)* by Valeriia Cherednichenko – Three years ago, Railya Abulkhanova told a UNHCR film crew that she felt like a tumbleweed. “It rolls . . . with the breeze it rolls away. That is what it is.…

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-Muslim sentiment…

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