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· September, 2010

Stories about Humanitarian Response from September, 2010

6 September 2010

Mexico: Heavy Rainfall Causes Flooding in Veracruz and Tabasco

Mexican Twitter users are reacting to heavy flooding in the states of Veracruz and Tabasco. They are also commenting on a recent visit by President Felipe Calderón to affected areas...

4 September 2010

Middle East: Arab Attitudes on Freeing Gilad Shalit

Last Saturday, August 28th, Gilad Shalit turned 24 - his fifth birthday in captivity since June 25th, 2006. Each year there are renewed calls for his release. This year has...

Saudi Arabia: Call for Obama to Free Humeidan Al-Turki

The Saudi nation has just released a campaign addressed to US President Barack Obama, asking him to release the Saudi prisoner Humeidan Al-Turki. The video has gone viral and supporters...

1 September 2010

Pakistan: Postcards From Hell

MENA: That's Not Hijab!

This Ramadan, several campaigns encouraging women to wear, or correct their method of wearing hijab have been launched. Two such campaigns--in Iran and Palestine--have sparked conversation amongst a subset of...

Hong Kong and the Philippines: The First-Person Account Of A Manila Hostage Survivor