8 May 2014

Stories from 8 May 2014

Alleged Human Rights Violations During Agrarian Strike in Colombia

  8 May 2014

The website People's Congress publicly denounces [es] human rights situation during the ongoing agrarian strike [es] in Colombia. They report alleged human rights violations in different regions: Catatumbo and Cúcuta, San Pablo–Bolívar, Sogamoso – Boyacá, Northern Santander- Hacarí, Yopal- Casanare, Boyacá, Berlín – Santander, Pinchote – Santander y Arauca. They...

Guatemala: ¡PODER!, Tale of Two Girls

  8 May 2014

Stories are powerful. They define who we are and what we care about. When the stories that are told about us are positive, they can empower us. When they are desolate, they can make us feel insecure or question ourselves. ¡PODER! (Spanish word that means power) is a docudrama film,...

China-Vietnam clash in the Paracels

  8 May 2014

“South Sea Conversations” analyses China's motivation behind its aggressive move in the Paracels: maximal claim to maritime rights and forcing Vietnam to consider the “joint development” of energy resources in the disputed area.

Helping Children Learning Urdu Alphabets

  8 May 2014

Chowrangi blog informs about a free interactive mobile app which introduces kids to Urdu alphabets and words. The app titled “Urdu Ustad” originally had the diaspora Urdu-speaking families as its target audience, but recently majority of download requests have come from Pakistan proving its usefulness.

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