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· October, 2012

Stories about Humanitarian Response from October, 2012

28 October 2012

Confusion over Agreement with OIC to Establish Office in Myanmar

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has proposed the establishment of an office in Myanmar to help the Muslim minority in the country. The government initially agreed but changed its decision...

14 October 2012

Sierra Leone: Is Ami Musa the Saddest Pinterest Page in the World?

One blog, Lovelyish, considers a Pinterest campaign about a 13-year-old girl Ami Musa from Sierra Leone by UNICEF UK to raise awareness about children living in poverty in Africa "the...

12 October 2012

Czech Republic: Přednádraží Forced Eviction Struggle Continues

The movement against forced evictions of Roma families at Přednádraží has suffered several severe blows over the last month, but as the pressure keeps rising, alliances also continue to grow....

10 October 2012

Arab World: The Plight of Syrian Refugee Girls

As the Syrian Revolution continues, its consequences continue to affect refugees who have fled the violence in the country, especially women. Syrian refugee girls in Jordan, Libya, Turkey and Lebanon...

7 October 2012

Pakistan: Riots Aftermath – Project Cleanup for Peace

On September 21, 2012 peaceful protests in Pakistan against the film insulting prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) turned violent and properties were burnt and people lost their lives. Contrary to the tide...

3 October 2012

Bangladesh: ‘One Billion Rising’ Campaign Starts

Bangladesh has joined the global initiative to end the violence against women and children by launching the 'One Billion Rising' campaign. The word “billion” in the campaign refers to the...

Mauritania: Quran Teachers Turn Children to Beggars

Across the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, you will see children known as Al Mudat, aged between 4 and 14 years, begging for money. These children are not asking for themselves -...

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