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John Sifton’s rebuttal of  Pent...

  John Sifton’s rebuttal of the Pentagon’s report on the October attack on a Doctors Without Borders...

John Sifton’s rebuttal of  Pentagon report on October attack on Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan
posted on: May 4, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

HRW to Papua New Guinea: address abus...

Despite Papua New Guinea’s commitments in 2011 to address police abuses, these remain rampant with more than...

HRW to Papua New Guinea: address abuses at Universal Periodic Review of Papua New Guinea on May 6, 2016 at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva
posted on: May 4, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

Senegal: Chad’s Hissène Habré V...

Human Rights Watch on May 3, 2016, issued updated question-and-answer document about the trial in Senegal of the...

Senegal: Chad’s Hissène Habré Verdict Scheduled May 30
posted on: May 4, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

International Red Cross Chief to Worl...

As certain presidential candidates advocate for flouting the Geneva Conventions, the head of the International Red...

International Red Cross Chief to World: Why the Geneva Convention matters and the Laws of War
posted on: May 3, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

Somalia: Journalists Under Attack

The government should act decisively to end intimidation and violence against journalists by state security forces...

Somalia: Journalists Under Attack
posted on: May 3, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

Egypt journalists jailed, 1200+ arres...

Authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after the protests, with dozens still in detention, according to a group...

Egypt journalists jailed, 1200+ arrested. In 2013, Sisi overthrew Islamist President Morsi & began deadly crackdown on his supporters.
posted on: May 2, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

US launches bid to save Syria truce

US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a desperate push Monday to salvage a ceasefire in Syria, as the...

US launches bid to save Syria truce
posted on: May 2, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

Israel to hold Palestinian journalist...

Israel’s military on Monday ordered a well-known Palestinian journalist to be held for four months without...

Israel to hold Palestinian journalist 4 months without trial
posted on: May 2, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

80 countries to attend world aid summ...

80 countries to attend first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to re-think how to confront global crises ...

80 countries to attend world aid summit
posted on: May 2, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

US forced to turn to Russia for help ...

GENEVA (AP) — Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced...

US forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria
posted on: May 1, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

The airstrike on an Aleppo hospital i...

The world is witnessing a sustained assault on the provision of healthcare in times of conflict. The principle that...

The airstrike on an Aleppo hospital is a wake-up call for the UN. It must act now | Joanne Lui and Peter Maurer | Opinion | The Guardian
posted on: May 1, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

Sheroes: Grace on the Frontline of th...

The statistics tell a sobering tale. Burkina Faso has the 7th highest rate of child marriage in the world. These are...

Sheroes: Grace on the Frontline of the Struggle for Sexual Health and Rights in Burkina Faso
posted on: May 1, 2016 | author: Leading Light Foundation

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