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Who Decides Who Counts as Native American?

Who Decides Who Counts as Native American? | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Four years ago, the Nooksack in Washington State announced that they were expelling hundreds of members, setting off a bitter debate over tribal identity.
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‘Green-eyed girl’ Sharbat Gula in quest for new life - BBC News

‘Green-eyed girl’ Sharbat Gula in quest for new life - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
The Afghan woman made famous by a 1985 magazine cover tells the BBC of her hope for a new beginning.
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Thousands of migrants risk journey through Latin America

Thousands of migrants risk journey through Latin America | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of migrants are heading to the United States via Latin America -- a journey that leaves them vulnerable to crime, hunger and human trafficking.
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Swiss Muslim girls must learn to swim with boys, court rules - BBC News

Swiss Muslim girls must learn to swim with boys, court rules - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Switzerland wins a court case obliging Muslim girls to take school-run swimming lessons with boys.
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Step Into a Refugee Camp

Step Into a Refugee Camp | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is one of the largest Syrian camps in the world. In the fall, we visited the camp live with our audience. Here’s what we heard from the refugees and from you.
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Are we heading towards a 'post human rights world'? - BBC News

Are we heading towards a 'post human rights world'? - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
With more states seemingly reluctant to honour human rights treaties, what does the future hold?
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Germany Grapples With Its African Genocide

Germany Grapples With Its African Genocide | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of Namibians were killed in what historians call the 20th century’s first genocide, and Germany is finally close to recognizing it as such.
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No Food, No Medicine, No Respite: A Starving Boy’s Death in Venezuela

No Food, No Medicine, No Respite: A Starving Boy’s Death in Venezuela | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
The story of a teenager who had gone searching for wild roots to eat but poisoned himself instead seemed to embody everything that had gone wrong amid a national economic crisis.
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Outraged By What's Happening In Syria? Do Something About It.

Outraged By What's Happening In Syria? Do Something About It. | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Change requires action. It's time to get involved.
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The Fight for Free Expression is More Important than Ever – Internews: Information Changes Lives

The Fight for Free Expression is More Important than Ever – Internews: Information Changes Lives | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
In their annual Freedom in the World survey, Freedom House reports that 2016 is the 10th consecutive year of decline in global freedom. We have witnessed this contraction play out in every corner of…
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Aleppo’s “Evacuation” Is a Crime Against Humanity

Aleppo’s “Evacuation” Is a Crime Against Humanity | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Ben Taub on war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria, where the so-called evacuation of Aleppo has made the massacre of civilians even more obvious.
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This is where your smartphone battery begins

This is where your smartphone battery begins | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Workers, including children, labor in harsh and dangerous conditions to meet the world’s soaring demand for cobalt, a mineral essential to powering electric vehicles, laptops, and smartphones, according to an investigation by The Washington Post.
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My life in the world’s largest refugee camp - BBC News

My life in the world’s largest refugee camp - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
In 1991, the world's largest refugee camp opened in Kenya to shelter Somalis fleeing war.
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Demagogues Like Trump Pose 'Profound Threat To Human Rights,' Watchdog Says

Demagogues Like Trump Pose 'Profound Threat To Human Rights,' Watchdog Says | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
"Echo chambers of falsehoods are not inevitable," a Human Rights Watch report says.
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Only swift action can avert South Sudan genocide, says UN human rights chief

Only swift action can avert South Sudan genocide, says UN human rights chief | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Targeted sanctions and peacekeeping force among measures urged at special session of UN human rights council as violence compared with Rwanda
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Former Kosovo PM Haradinaj arrested on war crimes warrant - BBC News

Former Kosovo PM Haradinaj arrested on war crimes warrant - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
French police arrest a former prime minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, over alleged war crimes.
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2016: The year the world stopped caring about refugees

2016: The year the world stopped caring about refugees | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it

Refugees, rights groups, aid organisations say empathy towards refugees is fading even as deaths in Mediterranean soar.

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3 Humanitarian Crises The World Needs To Pay More Attention To In 2017

3 Humanitarian Crises The World Needs To Pay More Attention To In 2017 | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
This year we watched Aleppo, Mosul and the refugee crisis unfold, but there are many other conflict stories that went untold.
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The Manufacture Of Hatred: Scapegoating Refugees In Central Europe

The Manufacture Of Hatred: Scapegoating Refugees In Central Europe | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Our in-depth investigation uncovers the anti-refugee propaganda machine that fostered xenophobia in Hungary, derailed the E.U. response to the refuge
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Syria's Assad Tops Off Another Year Of Bloodshed With A Holiday Photoshoot

Syria's Assad Tops Off Another Year Of Bloodshed With A Holiday Photoshoot | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Meanwhile, many of the millions of displaced Syrians are living in dire conditions.
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Migrant crisis: UN says 5,000 drown trying to reach Europe this year - BBC News

Migrant crisis: UN says 5,000 drown trying to reach Europe this year - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
The number of migrants who drown trying to reach Europe has reached a record 5,000, the UN says.
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These Are The Criminals and Corporations That Have Gotten Really, Really Rich Off The Refugee Crisis

These Are The Criminals and Corporations That Have Gotten Really, Really Rich Off The Refugee Crisis | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
An interactive guide to the 21st century gold rush.
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