When a Baby Is an Everyday Reminder of Rohingya Horror

When a Baby Is an Everyday Reminder of Rohingya Horror

Once neighbors suspect the provenance of a child, the humiliation may be stifling. At the Kutupalong refugee camp, two ladies have been sequestered at the back of a shelter. Outside, amid the mud and sewage, males tugged at a manually powered Ferris wheel, a quick second of enjoyment for an uprooted group. Children shrieked in […]

Myanmar Diplomat and U.N. Official Clash Over Violence Against Rohingya

Myanmar Diplomat and U.N. Official Clash Over Violence Against Rohingya

In January, Myanmar reached an settlement with Bangladesh on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees. In May, it struck an agreement with the United Nations that it introduced as a primary step towards their repatriation. But not a single Rohingya Muslim has been in a position to return as a part of an official repatriation program, […]

South Sudan Cease-fire Violated Within Hours

South Sudan Cease-fire Violated Within Hours

South Sudan authorities troops violated the nation’s newest cease-fire simply hours after it started at midnight, the armed opposition claimed Saturday, whereas a authorities spokesman accused the rebels of attacking as an alternative. The competing claims indicated a shaky begin to the latest attempt at ending the five-year civil battle that has killed tens of […]

French Cement Giant Lafarge Indicted on Terror Financing Charge in Syria

French Cement Giant Lafarge Indicted on Terror Financing Charge in Syria

PARIS — One of France’s largest corporations was positioned beneath formal investigation on Thursday over allegations that it financed terrorist teams, together with the Islamic State, and aided and abetted crimes towards humanity in a bid to proceed working in Syria as a civil warfare raged there. In a uncommon transfer towards a serious French […]

Warring Leaders of South Sudan Meet for Peace Talks

Warring Leaders of South Sudan Meet for Peace Talks

The two leaders on the middle of the brutal civil warfare in South Sudan, which plunged the world’s youngest nation right into a humanitarian disaster, have met nose to nose for peace talks for the primary time in a number of years. South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, met Wednesday evening together with his former vp, […]

U.N. Report Left Out Damning Details on Syria Chemical Attack

U.N. Report Left Out Damning Details on Syria Chemical Attack

GENEVA — A United Nations panel concluded on Wednesday that Syrian authorities forces and their allies had dedicated battle crimes and crimes in opposition to humanity — together with the hunger of civilians and indiscriminate bombardments — after they recaptured a Damascus suburban space, often called jap Ghouta, from rebels this 12 months. Critical because […]

Photographing Syrians Who Share an Uncertain Future

Photographing Syrians Who Share an Uncertain Future

LENS Diego Ibarra Sánchez hopes his venture, “Limbo: Lives in Exile,” will convey the unceasing urgency of the Syrian refugee disaster. Abu Ali, a 77-year-old Syrian refugee from Aleppo, inside Alhoor forest in Barelias, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. He fled Syria in April 2012 along with his spouse and left behind household in Aleppo.CreditDiego Ibarra/MeMo/Saferworld During […]

There’s Been a Global Increase in Armed Groups. Can They Be Restrained?

There’s Been a Global Increase in Armed Groups. Can They Be Restrained?

Raiding amongst cattle-herding tribes is a standard a part of life in South Sudan, however up to now 5 years, the skirmishes have grow to be extra violent and unrestrained. Small armed bands that historically guarded their communities’ livestock have been drawn into bitter proxy battles between the nation’s two largest tribes: the Dinka, who […]

Massachusetts High School Apologizes After Nazi Quote Is Printed in Yearbook

Massachusetts High School Apologizes After Nazi Quote Is Printed in Yearbook

A Massachusetts highschool pupil captioned his senior picture within the faculty’s yearbook with a quote typically attributed to the Nazi leaders Joseph Goebbels and Adolf Hitler, the college’s principal stated in an apologetic letter to oldsters this week. Hundreds of copies of the yearbook had been printed and distributed to college students at Andover High […]