Category: human

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Stranded in Calais: ‘Here’s no longer a lifestyles…We’re human, we’re human’

Calais, France – An industrial zone in Calais is the setting for a gut-wrenching spectacle in Europe’s refugee crisis.  Here, on a wet, miserable Thursday, dozens stand out in the rain. Some kick about a bright green football. But for the most part, they stand around, clustered in small groups. They are the ones that are caught…

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UN raises grief over human rights in UAE

The UN has painted a grim picture of the human rights situation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), raising concern over the torture of prisoners, injustice against foreign workers and discrimination of women in the Gulf state. A report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has shed light on…

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Journalist retraces worn course of human migration

December 18 marks the United Nations’ International Migrants Day, which calls for the protection of migrants’ rights. Some 244 million people worldwide are migrants – approximately 20 million of whom are refugees. The migrant population is greater than the number of people living in Russia, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. Since 2000, the number of…

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The Rohingya tragedy displays human solidarity is a lie

Nobody argues any more about what is happening in Myanmar. The United Nations, international human rights organisations and world capitals all agree that the war being waged on the Rohingya Muslims is a clear example of ethnic cleansing and genocide. According to international reports, the number of people who have fled Myanmar military operations in…