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· October, 2008

Stories about Humanitarian Response from October, 2008

10 October 2008

Pakistan: Still ignoring the stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh

Sri Lanka: Plights of the displaced people

China: Melamine is Inevitable?

In Oct 7, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Agriculture, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce and the General Administration of...

8 October 2008

China: 40 Missing Children's Parents Petition Journey to Beijing

The news of 40 parents petitioning in Beijing for their missing children has been censored by the mainstream media and major internet news portals in China. Blogger Beifeng re-posts a...

3 October 2008

Brazil: Impunity and forgetfulness over Carandiru Massacre

Sixteen years ago, Brazil was shocked by one of the biggest human rights violation in its history. The Carandiru Massacre saw the assassination of hundreds of unarmed inmates inside what...

Cuba: Helping the Victims