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· June, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from June, 2011

Palestine: Two Boats Sabotaged as Flotilla Floats Onwards

The Freedom Flotilla 2 to Gaza will be missing an Irish ship, it emerged today. The MV Saoirse has been reportedly sabotaged while at berth in the Turkish coastal town...

Haiti: BBBC Benefits in Question

Mauritania: Ending Slavery in Mauritania

Russia: Deciphering Covert “Bath Salt” Drug Advertisements

Malaysia: Burmese women groups speak out

Kuwait: Flip Your Avatar, Show Support to the Bidun!

Kuwait has around 100,000 stateless people or Bidun - meaning without nationality. They have no papers, ID cards, access to government education and health care, birth or death certificates. With...

India: Feed A Kid Every Saturday

Guatemala: Families in Quiché Benefit from ‘Maya Food Security Programme’

Cannibalism In North Korea, Smuggled Documents Reveal

North Korea: Women Forced into Prostitution

Colombia: Satisfaction and Scepticism for the Victims’ Law

On June 10 the Victims' and Land Restitution Law in Colombia was approved. The law seeks to make amends with victims of violence and displacement. Some netizens have expressed their...

Senegal: University women's group helps the needy

Africa: Bloggers Remember the International Day of the African Child

June 16 marks the International Day of the African Child. The day was initiated by the Organisation of African Unity on June 16, 1991. The day honors those who participated...

Estonia-Latvia-Lithuania: 70th anniversary of deportations

Syria: Crackdown Continues Despite International Outcry

Protests are continuing across Syria, as the Syrian regime shows no signs of loosening its brutal crackdown despite an international outcry. Netizens react on Twitter to the latest developments.

Russia: Yuri Budanov's Assassination Exposes Deep Wounds of Chechen Wars

The June 10 assassination of Yuri Budanov, the former Russian army colonel convicted of the murder of an 18-year-old Chechen woman during the Second Chechen War, has reignited inter-ethnic tensions...

Afghanistan: Repeating What We Already Knew

Ghana: Donate Books to Support Education

China: Nose of CCTV female staff chopped off by stranger

China: Panda Diplomacy

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