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· July, 2010

Stories about Humanitarian Response from July, 2010

Lebanon: Felesteen 2.0

Haiti: Displaced Women and Girls Victims of Gender Violence

In the aftermath of the devastating Haiti earthquake, women and girls are still facing gender violence, as some of them not only experience rape, but then have to face an...

Niger: Niger's silent crisis

Bangladesh: One Child to Rebuild a School

All it took was one child to talk about his destroyed school in front of a camera: through the following months, thanks to Shawn Ahmed of the Uncultured Project and...

Chile: Controversy Over Pardon Proposal by Catholic Church

The Chilean Catholic Church has announced a proposal regarding the need to pardon certain people convicted of crimes on humanitarian grounds. The proposal has sparked debate on the Chilean blogosphere,...

Niger: Offering choices to unheard voices

Egypt: Liberals mourn the death of Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid

Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid, a prominent Egyptian scholar once accused of apostasy for his contemporary interpretation of Islam, has died on July 5, 2010. He was 66. Officials at...

Kyrgyzstan: Divergent discourses suggest more is yet to come

“Forgive one another, we’re all guilty”, begs a sticker and poster campaign doing the rounds in Kyrgyzstan following recent tragic events in the south which have claimed over 1,000 lives....

Guatemala: Foundation Talita Kumi Helping Women in Rural Communities

Lebanon: The Plight of Palestinian Refugees

USA and Congo: Nicholas Kristof and Western coverage of Africa

Nigeria: More violence in Maza, near Jos

South Africa: 67 Minutes of Change – Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years of his life in a prison on Robben Island in South Africa. What most people don’t know is that Madiba (as he is affectionately known...

Sri Lanka: A Caring Home For Old Priests Needs Support

North Korea: Beauty Plays In the Psychological Warfare

A North Korean waitress who looks much alike South Korean actress has become a new celebrity in South Korea. A YouTube video of a North Korean college girl praising its...

North Korea: Amnesty International Reveals Crumbling Health Care

Kyrgyzstan: Young people promoting peace in the aftermath of clashes

Russia: New Election Codex Project Discussed Online

Last month, a Russian non-governmental election-monitoring organization, Golos (A Voice), published an alternative Election Codex on the internet, that is designed to provide free, fair and transparent elections in Russia....

Bosnia Herzegovina: History of a bridge

Iraq: Falluja's contamination is worse than Hiroshima

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