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Kunduz: World Ignores US Bombing Of MSF Hospital

Thomson Reuters Foundation calls for global support for a full inquiry into the U.S. bombing of a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan have gone ignored, according to the head of Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) which is mourning the loss of 30 lives in the attack. 615 more words

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Canada: Harper Is Complicit In The Refugee Crisis

Having fought (in) the wars that created these crises – Canada has systematically closed every possible avenue of access for refugees. This article is published in snippets. 872 more words

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Afghanistan: ICRC condemns bombing of MSF hospital

Geneva: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply shocked by the bombing of the MSF hospital in Kunduz, and strongly condemns such violence against patients, medical workers and facilities. 187 more words

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SYRIA: No Access To Food, Starvation Killing Children

The World Food Programme – Its greatest challenges come when it confronts war and hunger. And that’s what’s happening today in Syria where you will find heroes of the World Food Programme saving the most vulnerable people in what looked to us like the edge of oblivion. 1,153 more words

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Iraq: ISIS Raping Children and Women, Resorting to Suicide

About 200 members of the Yazidi religious community who were old and sick were released by ISIS militants last weekend. The freed prisoners report that girls and women continue to suffer from horrifying abuses at the hands of the militant group. 445 more words

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Iraq: UN Confirms - ISIL Is Selling Girls For Sex Slaves

The self-styled Islamic State (IS) has a printed list of prices to facilitate the slave trade of women and children captured in the group’s territory. 382 more words

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Syria: Crimes Against Humanity in Daraa

Killings, Torture in a Locked-Down City Under Siege

Systematic killings and torture by Syrian security forces in the city of Daraa since protests began there on March 18, 2011, strongly suggest that these qualify as crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today (June 1, 2011). 1,082 more words

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