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“An unusual step” … a UN relief cut due to the Houthis

“An unusual step” … a UN relief cut due to the Houthis

Sources in the relief sector revealed a reduction in humanitarian aid feeding 12 million people in the Houthi-controlled areas in northern Yemen starting next month, in a move described by a report published by Reuters

Unacceptable level of racism in Ecuador

Unacceptable level of racism in Ecuador

By Victoria Hudson. The black population in Ecuador is victim of serious episodes of racism that manifest themselves not only through stereotypes and linguistic expressions but also through territorial isolation. Black people in Ecuador live

Britain Supports Spyware Maker That Flaunts Human Rights

Britain Supports Spyware Maker That Flaunts Human Rights

In a surprising revelation, a British newspaper has revealed how British government has gone out of its way to help a controversial Israeli spyware company to market its surveillance technologies at a secretive trade fair

Human Rights Watch is concerned about a Moroccan sentenced to life imprisonment in “solitary confinement” since 2016.

Human Rights Watch is concerned about a Moroccan sentenced to life imprisonment in “solitary confinement” since 2016.

Human Rights Watch expressed its concern about the situation of Abdelkader Belliraj, who is serving a life sentence for a terrorism case in Morocco, "subjected to arbitrary solitary confinement for three years," and called for

UN investigators are calling for the return of thousands of children from ISIS to their countries of residence.

UN investigators are calling for the return of thousands of children from ISIS to their countries of residence.

28 thousand children of foreign fighters reside in camps in Syria, 20 thousand of them are from Iraq, according to estimates by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Thousands are believed to be held in

200 million girls and women have undergone some form of Female genital mutilation

200 million girls and women have undergone some form of Female genital mutilation

By Victoria Hudson. “My flesh has been taken away, but I can never give away my heart”; those are the powerful words of resolve from Abida Dawud, one of three women survivors of female genital

Turkey tops the list of countries in human rights violations.

Turkey topped the list of countries whose people are exposed to violations of human rights, as the proportion of violations in Turkey increased in 2018 by 20% from the previous year, and Turkey came fourth

Syria, 300 thousand children displaced since December

Syria, 300 thousand children displaced since December

By Victoria Hudson. The Turkish armed forces today hit 54 targets of the Syrian army in the Idlib region, neutralizing - said a note released by Ankara - 76 soldiers of the Damascus regime. This

LGBT rights in Qatar during the world cup 2020.

LGBT rights in Qatar during the world cup 2020.

Qatar is one of many countries which ban the LGBT community, but how would it host the world cup 2022 without allowing these people to attend considering that one of the requirements of hosting that

55 million children experience some form of violence in Europe

55 million children experience some form of violence in Europe

By Victoria Hudson. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year, at least 55 million children experience some form of violence in Europe, including physical, sexual, emotional and psychological violence. “Despite the magnitude of

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