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Rohingya crisis: this is what genocide looks like

Rohingya crisis: this is what genocide looks like

By Alicia de la Cour Venning | (The Conversation) | - - The world is witnessing a state-orchestrated humanitarian catastrophe on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. The latest UN figures show a staggering 370,000…
Saudi-led Airstrikes on Yemen Deadly for Children

Saudi-led Airstrikes on Yemen Deadly for Children

Human Rights Watch | - - UN Should Create International Inquiry, Return Coalition to ‘List of Shame’ (Beirut) – The Saudi-led coalition carried out five apparently unlawful airstrikes in Yemen since June…
Burma: Rohingya Describe Military Atrocities

Burma: Rohingya Describe Military Atrocities

Human Rights Watch | - - Military’s ‘Unfinished Business’ Has Hallmarks of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ (New York) – Ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burmese security forces in Burma’s Rakhine State have described killings, shelling,…
International Community must Halt Yemen Bloodbath

International Community must Halt Yemen Bloodbath

Hannah Porter | (Informed Comment) | - - A concerted effort by the international community to resolve Yemen’s war would see considerable benefits at a small cost, yet profits, alliances, and egos…
What to do with Confederate statues?

What to do with Confederate statues?

James Glaser | (The Conversation) | - - Could Russia teach us something about how to deal with difficult aspects of our national history? Many places in the South – from New…