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UN agency works to fill humanitarian vacuum in north DR Congo after aid groups' departure

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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Microsoft donates £5m to UN to prevent human rights abuses

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”.

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Tell Nevsun 'No' to Modern Slavery and Human Rights Abuses

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

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Remembering And Praying For Nasim

Maryam Naghash (Nasim) Zargaran is finishing a 3 1/2 year prison sentence in Iran. Imprisoned for her work with Saeed Abidini in underground church’s and orphanages in Iran. 207 more words

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We Are All Grieving

We are grieving our loss. My fellow volunteers and I – the women and men who worked alongside me at the Nazareth hospitality center.

We know we’ve lost something special. 779 more words

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Africa Today - Refugees 'beaten, raped in Libyan hellholes'

A report issued by United International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that refugees in Libya, mainly women and children, have been victims of abuse, including beatings, rapes and starvation, while living in “hellholes.”

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Genocide Continues 1 Year After A Declaration Of Acknowledgement

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

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