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· March, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from March, 2011

25 March 2011

Myanmar: Photos of Earthquake Disaster

A 6.8 earthquake hit northeast Myanmar on the evening of Thursday 24 March, 2011, which was felt in nearby Thailand and as far away as Vietnam and China. The quake...

24 March 2011

Palestine: Biggest Escalation of Violence in Gaza since Cast Lead

The Gaza Strip is lately experiencing the largest escalation of violence since Cast Lead operation in 2008-2009 that claimed lives of more than 1,400 Palestinians, among them over 350 children....

23 March 2011

Macedonia: QR Campaign to Aid Japan

Syria: Horror Mounts as 150 Protesters Reportedly Dead in Daraa

Alarming news from Syria has dominated my Twitter timeline, with reports of up to 150 people allegedly killed by security forces in Daraa, in southern Syria, where anti-regime protests continue....

Haiti: Developing Aid

Serbia: Returning Gratitude for the Japanese Donations

Sasa Milosevic reports on Serbian initiatives to help Japanese victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster, in a grateful return of the aid donated by Japan to Serbia.

21 March 2011

France: Worry and Hope in the Japanese Community

In France as elsewhere, the terrifying pictures of the tsunami and earthquake have had Japanese expatriates worried by the magnitude of the disaster. Many of them spent all day on...

China: Gaddafi Has to Go

China's official stance is that Libya's Colonel Gaddafi should be reasoned with through dialogue and other peaceful means; not everyone in China agrees. "Annihiliate him," writes China's most widely-read blogger.

20 March 2011

Bahrain: A Video Timeline of Police Brutality

As international media focus shifts toward Libya and the rapidly unfolding events there, Bahrain government is unleashing a violent assault on pro-democracy protesters. Amid the media blackout, citizens are taking...

19 March 2011

Bulgaria: Offering Shelter to Japanese Earthquake Victims

The earthquake in Japan has become a tragedy for the entire world. This is evident from the willingness of people from different countries and continents to help the victims of...

17 March 2011

Libya: All Eyes on Benghazi (Video)

Benghazi is the Libya's second-largest city and the political heart and rebellious soul of the movement against Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi. With once fast-charging rebel forces now under...