The United Nations migration agency is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of more than 27,000 displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) eastern province of North Kivu, after many relief aid organizations left camps. 216 more words
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The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday welcomed a $5m (£3.8m) donation from Microsoft and called on the rest of the private sector, which makes up only a tiny proportion of its donors, to “step up to the plate”.
On May 3, Nevsun – the mining company that operates in Eritrea, northeast Africa, will hold their Annual General Meeting in Vancouver. We will grab this opportunity to show their investors and shareholders that we do not want companies profiting from a system of state-sponsored forced labor. 177 more words
It’s been exactly one year since John Kerry announced Genocide of Christians and Yazidis. One year. And what has been done? Absolutely nothing.
Declaring genocide is not enough. 1,076 more words