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· February, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Haiti: Preventable Suffering

Libya: “The only thing we want is our freedom” (Audio)

Sunday, February 27 brought another day of bloodshed in Libya, as an uprising against Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi's 40-year rule continued into the 11th day. Phone calls with Libyans that...

26 February 2011

Latin America: On teleSUR's Coverage of Libya Uprising

Latin American news channel teleSUR managed earlier this week to send several journalists into Tripoli to cover the ongoing uprising in Libya. Nonetheless, its coverage, which seems quite different to...

25 February 2011

Haiti: Challenges & Hopes

India: Are You A Toybanker Yet?

Libya: Refugees Leave as Humanitarian Aid and Journalists Trickle in

As Libyan dictator Muammer Al Gaddafi continues to cling to power, killing protesters who are standing up against him in the process in the most brutal and horrendous crackdown to...

23 February 2011

Colombia: Interview with Director of NGO “Forjando Futuros” (Shaping Futures)

Libya: Feeling the Iron Fist in Tripoli (Videos)

What is happening in Tripoli? Afraid of levels of violence Muammar Al Gaddafi will inflict on the city while clinging to power, Libyans -- and the rest of the world...

Lebanon: 128 Dictators or More to Revolt Against?

While the Arab world has been and is still revolting against its dictators, the situation in Lebanon is a bit different and more complex. According to netizens Imad Bazzi and...

Liberia: Revive Liberia

Haiti: Can News Ever Be Impartial?

22 February 2011

Yemen: Bullets, Screams and Sirens (Video)

Breaking reports from Yemen's capital Sanaa claim that at least one university student has been killed and many others wounded in late-night fights with pro-government forces.

21 February 2011

Libya: Stop Gaddafi's Massacre

The world is watching in horror, as harrowing reports are making their way from Libya. News of the aerial bombing of Tripoli has united people from all over the world...

Kuwait: Stateless ‘Bedoun’ Demand Rights

Kuwait's stateless population, also known as ‘bedoun' (without nationality), has been holding protests for the third day in a row, calling for equal rights and a citizenship in the country...

17 February 2011

Bahrain: State TV Says Protesters Had Swords, Guns and Ammunition

Bahrain Television just aired the government's account of today's pre-dawn raid on protesters gathered at the Pearl Roundabout in the capital Manama, which left five people dead, scores injured and...

14 February 2011

Colombia: Outrage after failed FARC hostage release

On December 8, 2010, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced they would release five hostages in an open letter to former senator Piedad Córdoba. However, things did not...

12 February 2011

Guatemala: Living Conditions in La Limonada

Egypt: Liberation Square on Liberation Day

Yesterday was a roller coaster of emotions for Egyptians. Tarek Amr shares his feelings and those of Egyptian bloggers who witnessed the fall of Mubarak - a man who ruled...

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