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Australian Activists, Dissenters and Whistleblowers Feeling the Heat

Thursday, November 24, 2016

MELBOURNE, Nov 24 (IPS) - For Australian activist Samantha Castro, it was her association with the non-profit publishing organisation Wikileaks that brought her to the attention of the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

Children of the ‘Others’, Sons of Minor Gods

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

ROME, Nov 22 (IPS) - In December 1946, "faced with the reality of millions of children suffering daily deprivation in Europe after World War II," the General Assembly of the United Nations created the UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), to mount urgent relief programmes.

New Fund Aims to Help Build Resilience to Climate Change

Friday, November 18, 2016

MARRAKECH, Nov 18 (IPS) - The world has been too slow in responding to climate events such as El Niño and La Niña, and those who are the "least responsible are the ones suffering most", Mary Robinson, the special envoy on El Niño and Climate, told IPS at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakech (COP22).

Trump’s Offensive Against Undocumented Migrants Will Fuel Migration Crisis

Thursday, November 17, 2016

MEXICO CITY, Nov 17 (IPS) - "Donald Trump will not stop me from getting to the U.S.," said Juan, a 35-year-old migrant from Nicaragua, referring to the Republican president-elect who will govern that country as of Jan. 20.

Understanding Unauthorized Migration

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (IPS) - Growing numbers of men, women and even children in every major region of the world are joining international streams of unauthorized migration. This global movement of humanity's desperate is taking place despite walls, fences, barriers, guards, patrol ships, warnings and nativist political rhetoric. Governments of origin, transit and destination countries are struggling on how best to manage unauthorized migration flows.

Somali Refugees 'Coerced' Out of Kenya: Amnesty

Monday, November 14, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 (IPS) - The Kenyan government is driving many of its 300,000 refugees back to war-torn Somalia, said Amnesty International in a new report.

U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump Urged to Ensure Human Rights for All

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov 09 (IPS) - Across the world, human rights groups are reacting to the election of Donald J. Trump as the President of the United States, urging him to make a renewed commitment to human rights.

Peace Fails to Bring Prosperity in Eastern Sri Lanka

Monday, November 07, 2016

KATANKUDDI, Nov 07 (IPS) - It is a Tuesday afternoon and only a handful of devotees have flocked to the Meera Grand Mosque in Katankuddi, about 300 kms east of the capital Colombo.

Beyond Calais: A Perspective on Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

Monday, November 07, 2016

ROME, Nov 07 (IPS) - Migration is part of the process of development. It is not a problem in itself, and could, in fact, offer a solution to a number of matters. Migrants can make a positive and profound contribution to the economic and social development of their countries of origin, transit and destination alike. To quote the New York Declaration, adopted at the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants on 19 September, "migrants can help to respond to demographic trends, labour shortages and other challenges in host societies, and add fresh skills and dynamism to the latter's economies".

International Women’s Boat to Gaza

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

ROME, Nov 01 (IPS) - A few weeks ago, the US government agreed to give Israel $38 billion dollars, the largest military funding package the U.S. has given any nation.

This $38 billion in military and other type of Aid will be used to imprison the Palestinians of Gaza, and continue Israel's military occupation, and imposition of an apartheid state, upon the Palestinian people.

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