Stories about Humanitarian Response from June, 2008
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 family, resulting in an investigation and arrest of suspects by Israeli police. In a post entitled “Cameras as Weapons,” Uriel...
Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports that 55 DNA-identified victims from Zaklopaca mass grave have been buried, and posts photos from the mournful ceremony.
East Ethnia writes about the lawsuits filed by families of Srebrenica genocide victims.
Korea Beat translated a local report on how Korean AIDS patients live and die.
Hanna uploads some images taken in the Irrawaddy Delta six weeks after Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar.
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].
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 Commission, Balkh Provincial Enlightenment Movement and civil rights activists.
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 you have donated has helped improve the Mercy Home and provide a better life for all the girls here.
The Irrawaddy reports that foreign doctors are now leaving the cyclone refugee camps of Myanmar
ko-htike uploads an article which reported that Myanmar survivors were arrested after making complaints about the conditions in refugee camps
Afghan PenLog opines on the Paris Support Conference, saying that the international community re-engaged in the country with a very light footprint.
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 from the 1980s or from later times.
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.
The Rumi reports that America’s First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday June 8, 2008.
Scenes from the Sidewalk is posting updates on the Strokes Against Hopelessness charity tennis tournament, currently being held in Kyiv.
MoldovAnn writes about donating blood in Kyiv on World Blood Donor Day.
LimbicNutrition Weblog writes about Serbian reactions to the sentencing of three “former paramilitaries convicted of the 1992 killings of Muslim civilians in eastern Bosnia.”
Srebrenica Genocide Blog writes about rape victims of Srebrenica.
CHUP! on the issue of polio in Pakistan.
Harvey from Japan newbie discusses about work culture and the phenomena of “death by overwork” in Japan.
Tunisian Annaqued [Ar] republishes a human rights communique protesting the death of a demonstrator during a stand off with police in the Rudayef protests, which have been going on since the beginning of the year.