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· June, 2008

Stories about Humanitarian Response from June, 2008

Palestine: She Shoots, She Scores

Muna Nawajaa has scored a victory for social justice. Using a camera given to her by B'Tselem's Shooting Back project, Palestinian Nawajaa recorded the masked beating of members of her...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: 55 Zaklopaca Victims Buried

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports that 55 DNA-identified victims from Zaklopaca mass grave have been buried, and posts photos from the mournful ceremony.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Srebrenica Lawsuits

East Ethnia writes about the lawsuits filed by families of Srebrenica genocide victims.

South Korea: Life as a Korean AIDS Patient

Korea Beat translated a local report on how Korean AIDS patients live and die.

Myanmar: More cyclone disaster pictures

Hanna uploads some images taken in the Irrawaddy Delta six weeks after Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar.

China: Right to Entertainment

Ran Yun-fei from my1510 points out that earthquake victims need entertainment to restore their lives, others shouldn't be too harsh to judge them [zh].

Afghanistan: Displaced Families Face Lethal Circumstances

The Rumi reports that the problem of displaced families who currently live in camping in a desert nearby Mazar-I-Sharif city was discussed on the special meeting of Afghanistan Human Right...

Kenya: Update from online charity

An update from AVIF volunteers in Kenya: Just a quick update from the Mercy Home to fill you all in on our visit and show you how all the money...

Myanmar: Foreign doctors are now leaving

The Irrawaddy reports that foreign doctors are now leaving the cyclone refugee camps of Myanmar

Myanmar: Cyclone survivors arrested for complaining

ko-htike uploads an article which reported that Myanmar survivors were arrested after making complaints about the conditions in refugee camps

Afghanistan: Securing Future in Paris

Afghan PenLog opines on the Paris Support Conference, saying that the international community re-engaged in the country with a very light footprint.

Afghanistan: Landmines

Peter Marton analyzes the situation around security in Afghanistan amidst the fact that last year still over 600 people were killed by landmines and other unexploded explosive ordnance remaining behind...

Afghanistan: Lack of drinking water in Balkh province

The Rumi says that thousands of families have been forced to leave their homes due to food and drinking water scarcity in Balkh, northern province of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: FLOTUS Laura Bush visits Afghanistan

The Rumi reports that America’s First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday June 8, 2008.

Ukraine: Charity Tennis Tournament

Scenes from the Sidewalk is posting updates on the Strokes Against Hopelessness charity tennis tournament, currently being held in Kyiv.

Ukraine: Donating Blood in Kyiv

MoldovAnn writes about donating blood in Kyiv on World Blood Donor Day.

Serbia: Three War Criminals Sentenced

LimbicNutrition Weblog writes about Serbian reactions to the sentencing of three “former paramilitaries convicted of the 1992 killings of Muslim civilians in eastern Bosnia.”

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Srebrenica Rape Victims

Srebrenica Genocide Blog writes about rape victims of Srebrenica.

Pakistan: On Polio

CHUP! on the issue of polio in Pakistan.

Japan: Work Culture

Harvey from Japan newbie discusses about work culture and the phenomena of “death by overwork” in Japan.

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