Governmental Organizations

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Published 22/01/2018

Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainPALONGKHALI, Bangladesh [more…]

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium: U.S. appeals court

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium: U.S. appeals court

Published 12/01/2018

Lolita the Killer Whale is seen between shows at the Miami Seaquarium in Miami January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on [more…]

Yazidi sisters reunited after three years in Islamic State captivity

Yazidi sisters reunited after three years in Islamic State captivity

Published 22/12/2017

Yazidi girls Bushra, 12, Suhayla, 7, and Rosa, 13, who were reunited with their family after being enslaved by Islamic State militants, pose for a [more…]

Pakistan closes 27 NGOs in what activists see as widening crackdown

Pakistan closes 27 NGOs in what activists see as widening crackdown

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Raza Mehmood Khan, a member of Aghaz-i-Dosti (Start of Friendship), a group that works on [more…]

Ebola victims sue Sierra Leone government over mismanaged funds

Ebola victims sue Sierra Leone government over mismanaged funds

Published 15/12/2017

Ibrahim Tommy (L), head of the Centre for Accountability and the Rule of Law, and Yusuf Kabbah, head of Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors, [more…]

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

Published 20/11/2017

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 13th Asia Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting (ASEM) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/StringerNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]

Trump taps ex-pharma executive Azar as U.S. health secretary

Trump taps ex-pharma executive Azar as U.S. health secretary

Published 13/11/2017

President Donald Trump on Monday said he is nominating former pharmaceutical executive and industry lobbyist Alex Azar to serve as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary, saying Azar would push to lower the price of medicines. [more…]

Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi `handmaiden to genocide`

Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi `handmaiden to genocide`

Published 13/11/2017

Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi "a hand maiden to genocide" on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow recipient's response to the repression of Rohingya Muslims. [more…]

Indonesia warns of tough response after Papuan rebels threaten Freeport

Indonesia warns of tough response after Papuan rebels threaten Freeport

Published 10/11/2017

Indonesia's military said on Friday it was prepared to take tough measures against rebels who have threatened to "destroy" the mining operations of Freeport-McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua in their independence struggle. [more…]