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Indonesia Executed 8 Men For Nonviolent Drug Crimes, And The World Is Outraged

Indonesia Executed 8 Men For Nonviolent Drug Crimes, And The World Is Outraged | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
More than two dozen human rights organizations and criminal justice reform groups from around the globe joined together in a full-throated condemnation of the Indonesian government's execution of eight nonviolent drug offenders.

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The World Bank Group's Uncounted

The World Bank Group's Uncounted | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
In India, A Giant Power Plant and its Powerful Backer Ignore Harms Against Muslim Fishing Clans.
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China: One-child policy proves hard to undo - CNN.com

China: One-child policy proves hard to undo - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
China recent relaxed its controversial one-child policy, but it has not led to a baby boom.
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Armenian massacre: Why Turkey won't say the G-word - CNN.com

Armenian massacre: Why Turkey won't say the G-word - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Why Turkey disputes that the massacre of 1.5 million ethnic Armenians under the Ottoman Empire was a genocide.
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If Europe becomes a fortress against migrants, it fails humanity | Polly Toynbee

If Europe becomes a fortress against migrants, it fails humanity | Polly Toynbee | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
In today’s crisis talks on the boat tragedies, the EU must resolve to rescue those in peril on the sea
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Everything you want to know about migration across the Mediterranean

Everything you want to know about migration across the Mediterranean | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
What does the Mediterranean journey actually entail?Migrants leaving from north Africa for Italy do so overwhelmingly from Libya, though there are also routes to...
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Chibok: 'For over one year, our children haven't been to school'

Chibok: 'For over one year, our children haven't been to school' | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
The closing of Chibok school after the kidnap of 276 girls last year has had a devastating impact – one of many such closures in Nigeria’s Borno State due to the conflict
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I was a Lampedusa refugee. Here’s my story of fleeing Libya – and surviving | Hakim Bello

I was a Lampedusa refugee. Here’s my story of fleeing Libya – and surviving | Hakim Bello | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
No one gets on those deadly ships to Italy unless it’s a last resort; and even if you make it to dry land alive, the dangers don’t end there
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How ISIS controls life from birth to foosball - CNN.com

How ISIS controls life from birth to foosball - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
ISIS may be known for brutal takeovers and medieval justice, but it sees itself as a state -- and issues rulings that affect many aspects of daily life.
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'The Genocide Is Not Forgotten. It's Impossible To Forget'

'The Genocide Is Not Forgotten. It's Impossible To Forget' | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Yetvart Tomasyan's father, Bedros (second from right), poses with his family for a photograph in the early 1900s in the Ottoman Empire, now modern-day Turkey. The family photo is missing a small boy, Bedros' brother, who descendants say died in a dea...
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Hundreds of migrant deaths: What is Europe going to do? - CNN.com

Hundreds of migrant deaths: What is Europe going to do? - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Migrant boat capsizes in the Mediterranean, latest in a series. Hundreds dying at sea, international criminal groups profiting richly from the misery.
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Living inside a landfill - CNN.com

Living inside a landfill - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
About 100 families live inside the Boragaon landfill in Guwahati, India. Timothy Bouldry spent time photographing them over the course of day.
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New Evidence Ties World Bank to Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia

New Evidence Ties World Bank to Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
The Ethiopian government used money from a World Bank-financed health and education initiative to brutally evict thousands of villagers , according to former government officials who helped carry out the forced removals. The World Bank, the planet's most influential development lender, has denied responsibility.
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The horrors of the sea - BBC News

The horrors of the sea - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Photographer Juan Medina explains why he has spent the past 20 years following the stories of migrants trying to reach Europe by sea.
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The Mediterranean's migrant survivors - BBC News

The Mediterranean's migrant survivors - BBC News | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Two young migrants tell of their long and terrifying journey from Africa to Europe.
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The Armenian Genocide’s Samantha Power Problem

The Armenian Genocide’s Samantha Power Problem | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
The United States cannot stop genocide as long as policymakers and human rights advocates stick to black-and-white narratives.
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How I was smuggled into Europe -- why it was worth it - CNN.com

How I was smuggled into Europe -- why it was worth it - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
"I would have done anything to get to Europe. It was worth the risk, the bad treatment and the fear," says Syrian smuggled from Turkey to Italy.
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Leave or die: Choice facing immigrants to South Africa

Leave or die: Choice facing immigrants to South Africa | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Jacob Zuma's mealy-mouthed language and qualified statements have done little to curb the madness.
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‘The sea does not care’: the wretched history of migrant voyages

‘The sea does not care’: the wretched history of migrant voyages | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Thousands of migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean in search of a better life. From the horrors of slavery to the coffin ships of the Irish Famine, there are grim historical parallels to the latest disasters
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Mediterranean migrants: Why and how they head to Europe - CNN.com

Mediterranean migrants: Why and how they head to Europe - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Poverty, repression, insecurity drive people to Libya, a launching point for perilous sea crossings.
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The child sex trade in Cambodia - CNN.com

The child sex trade in Cambodia - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
"If people weren't trying to buy child sex it wouldn't be being sold." Actress and activist Mira Sorvino talks about the child sex trade in Cambodia.
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Why India's cotton farmers are killing themselves - CNN.com

Why India's cotton farmers are killing themselves - CNN.com | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
Yogita Kanhaiya is one of the victims of India's "epidemic" of suicide among cotton farmers. Her husband killed himself months ago.
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Denial of the Armenian Genocide Is Brutalizing the World

Denial of the Armenian Genocide Is Brutalizing the World | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
JERUSALEM -- That the acknowledgment of the genocide by the pope and Kim Kardashian's trip to Armenia were so newsworthy and were hailed as such a great "PR disaster for Turkey" shows that something went terribly wrong over the course of th...
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Marooned in an overgrown tea garden

Marooned in an overgrown tea garden | Glopol Human Rights | Scoop.it
India's huge tea estates traditionally provide for all their workers' needs - including medical care and education. When they close, the results can be disastrous.
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