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HRW Ranks US Among World’s Worst Abusers of Children Jailed as ‘Security Threats’

HRW Ranks US Among World’s Worst Abusers of Children Jailed as ‘Security Threats’

A recently-released Human Rights Watch report detailing abuses committed against children imprisoned as national security threats ranks the..

August 9, 2016 with 0 Comments
Dozens More Civilians Killed in Latest US Air Strike on Syria

Dozens More Civilians Killed in Latest US Air Strike on Syria

Less than 10 days after US-led air strikes killed scores of civilians in and around Manbij, Syria, another US strike targeting Islamic..

July 29, 2016 with 0 Comments
Obama Scolds Vietnam on Human Rights, Ignores Past US Atrocities

Obama Scolds Vietnam on Human Rights, Ignores Past US Atrocities

While visiting Vietnam this week, President Barack Obama criticized the nominally communist government’s human rights record and urged..

May 24, 2016 with 0 Comments
New China Twitter Boss Kathy Chen Linked to ‘Great Firewall’

New China Twitter Boss Kathy Chen Linked to ‘Great Firewall’

Kathy Chen, Twitter’s newly-hired managing director in China, has raised eyebrows and ire across the Twitterverse over her past..

April 19, 2016 with 0 Comments
US Commander Apologizes for Killing 42 in Kunduz, Afghanistan Hospital Bombing

US Commander Apologizes for Killing 42 in Kunduz, Afghanistan Hospital Bombing

The new commander of US and NATO military forces in Afghanistan apologized on Tuesday to victims of an October 2015 aerial attack on a..

March 23, 2016 with 0 Comments
India: 30 Children Rescued from Alleged Torture, Starvation and Forced Conversion at Christian Shelter

India: 30 Children Rescued from Alleged Torture, Starvation and Forced Conversion at Christian Shelter

The owner of a shelter for underprivileged children in Greater Noida, India has been arrested and accused of the torture and forced..

January 11, 2016 with 0 Comments
Harnessing Rivers in Pakistan with Micro Hydropower

Harnessing Rivers in Pakistan with Micro Hydropower

A little dam goes a long way, and wins a 2015 Ashden Award for Sarhad Rural Support Programme. Visit the Ashden website (http://ashden.org)..

December 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
Doctors Without Borders: US Airstrike on Afghan Hospital Targeted Fleeing Staff

Doctors Without Borders: US Airstrike on Afghan Hospital Targeted Fleeing Staff

The international medical aid group Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released an internal report on the deadly..

November 5, 2015 with 0 Comments
India: Outrage in Delhi After Girls, Ages 2 and 5, Separately Raped

India: Outrage in Delhi After Girls, Ages 2 and 5, Separately Raped

Two young girls ages 2 and 5 were brutally raped in separate attacks in the Indian capital of Delhi on Friday, just days after a 4-year-old..

October 17, 2015 with 0 Comments
US Commander Admits No Direct Threat to Troops Before Afghan Hospital Bombing that Killed 22 Civilians

US Commander Admits No Direct Threat to Troops Before Afghan Hospital Bombing that Killed 22 Civilians

The commander of United States forces in Afghanistan has admitted that the military incorrectly reported that its troops were under direct..

October 5, 2015 with 0 Comments
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