Human Wrongs Watch

Human Wrongs Watch

Everybody talks about human ‘rights’ and this is just great. Nevertheless, human beings have been perpetrating, systematically, all kinds of wrongs–they kill each other, they destroy forests, seas, lands, and atmosphere. Simply, humans are now more than ever under the mercy of two dominant powers: the ‘market lords’ and the ‘war lords’–everything, humans included, are now subject to trade deals. Human wrongs Watch informs about some of the so many human ‘wrongs’–it’s our way to draw your attention. Maybe this initiative can help correct some of our misdoing. human-wrongs-watch.net

19.11.2016

Trump’s Offensive Against Undocumented Migrants Will Fuel Migration Crisis

Trump’s Offensive Against Undocumented Migrants Will Fuel Migration Crisis

By Emilio Godoy* “Donald Trump will not stop me from getting to the U.S.,” said Juan, a 35-year-old migrant from Nicaragua, referring to the Republican president-elect who will govern that country as of Jan. 20. Juan, who worked as a street vendor in his… »

25.09.2016

UN Refugee Summits Fall Short for Children

UN Refugee Summits Fall Short for Children

Human Wrongs Watch By Phoebe Braithwaite* UNITED NATIONS, September 21, 2016 (IPS) – As Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini opened the floor for US President Barack Obama’s leaders’ summit on refugees, she embodied a hope unavailable… »

24.09.2016

Fear and Shortages as Boko Haram Displaced Return to Ruins

Fear and Shortages as Boko Haram Displaced Return to Ruins

Human Wrongs Watch Around 70,000 people have found destruction, insecurity and scarcity on arrival in Gwoza, a city liberated earlier this year from militants in northern Nigeria. By Hélène Caux* GWOZA, Nigeria,  23 September 2016 (UNHCR)  – After Nigerian forces liberated this once thriving… »

18.09.2016

Kuwait Urged to Redouble Efforts to Stop Trafficking, Exploiting Domestic Workers

Kuwait Urged to Redouble Efforts to Stop Trafficking, Exploiting Domestic Workers

By Baher Hamal  Human Wrongs Watch . While welcoming Kuwait’s commitment to fight trafficking in persons, a United Nations human rights expert on 14 September 2016 urged the Government to further strengthen its assistance and… »

15.09.2016

50 Million Children “Uprooted” Worldwide – UNICEF

50 Million Children “Uprooted” Worldwide – UNICEF

By  Baher Kamal Human Wrongs Watch Across the globe, nearly 50 million children have been uprooted – 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflicts not of their making, and millions more migrating in… »

11.09.2016

‘Liberated’ Afghanistan: More than One Million People on the Move

Human Wrongs Watch Seeking $150 million for aid efforts in Afghanistan, the top United Nations relief official on 7 September 2016 called on the international community to urgently scale up its support for the war-torn country so that it can meet the rising… »

09.09.2016

Believe It or Not, Pulses Reduce Gas Emissions!

Believe It or Not, Pulses Reduce Gas Emissions!

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME, 7 September, 2016 (IPS) – Lentils, beans, chick peas, and other pulses often produce negative “collateral social effects” on people hanging around, just a couple of hours after eating them. But,… »

06.09.2016

Without Indigenous People, Conservation Is a Halfway Measure

Without Indigenous People, Conservation Is a Halfway Measure

Human Wrongs Watch By Emilio Godoy* HONOLULU, Hawaii, USA , Sep 5 2016 (IPS) – “You don’t convert your own house in a tourist site,” said… »

05.09.2016

5 Alarming Facts about Amazon Forest Fires

5 Alarming Facts about Amazon Forest Fires

Human Wrongs Watch By Cristiane Mazzetti* 1 September, 2016 (Greenpeace) – The Amazon is being burned. Here’s what you need to know. From July to November, it is fire season in the Amazon rainforest. But while fires can be a normal part of… »

04.09.2016

Gaza: Over 80% of Population Depend on Humanitarian Assistance

Gaza: Over 80% of Population Depend on Humanitarian Assistance

Human Wrongs Watch By UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)* The blockade on Gaza, now in its tenth year, has created extremely high unemployment and aid dependency rates in Gaza: in 2016, over 80 per cent of the population depend… »

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