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· July, 2009

Stories about Humanitarian Response from July, 2009

Pakistan: Handling The Return Of Refugees

The Government of Pakistan has finally announced a schedule for the Swat refugees outlining their return to home. Pakistani bloggers feel that a lot more needs to be done to...

China: Suspension of Electroshock for “Net Addiction”

The Chinese Ministry of Health recently announced that electroshock treatment for "internet addiction" should be suspended. The controversial electroshock therapies have recently been used by some Chinese clinics to cure...

Russia: One Day in the Life of Doctor Liza

Ethiopia: Live discussion of the film “The Market Maker”

Uganda: Government Quiet as Famine Takes Toll

As drought spreads throughout East Africa, more than three million Ugandans are at risk of starvation. Hunger has claimed the lives of more than 40 people, and bloggers fear more...

China: Manufacturing abandon infants

Colombia: The Hunt for Pablo Escobar's Hippo

There is controversy in Colombia after photos were shown of soldiers surrounding a dead hippopotamus, which had been hunted and killed after being labelled a health risk to local communities....

Palestine: Egypt and Israel and Humanitarian Aid

Palestine: Second Humanitarian Convoy Enters Gaza

China: When a gang rape scandal turns into state secrets…

Yesterday (July 16) in early morning, twitterer amoiist sent out a mobile message to twitter saying: “I have been arrested by Mawei police, SOS.” And the second message is: “Pls...

Egypt: The Egyptian Apostate

Egyptian progressive thinker, Dr. Sayed El Qemany was granted the State Award for Social Sciences. Egyptian liberals and seculars hailed the award while Wahabis and conservatives declared war on the...

Japan: Poor Japanese people

Taiwan: Call for Reduced Sentence of a Chinese Worker

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Making people out of numbers

Russia: Reactions to OSCE Hitler-Stalin resolution

Bosnia-Serbia: Leak of secret Srebrenica documents

Kyrgyzstan: UNESCO shields environment

Japan: Aokigahara and Suicide

Sri Lanka: Eye-witness Account From An IDP Camp

Israel: Gaza Humanitarian Ferry Intercepted

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