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Monthly Archives: November, 2011

Millions of Yemenis Facing Severe Humanitarian Crisis

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva – Millions of people in Yemen are facing a severe humanitarian crisis, chronic deprivation, malnutrition and violence, the UN reports. The UN warned on Nov. 29 … Continue reading

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30/11/2011 · Leave a comment

You Choose: $105 Billion a Year for Health Care or Nuclear Weapons?

Human Wrongs Watch By Tim Wright* – IPPNW  In 2011 the nine nuclear-armed nations will spend an estimated US$105 billion maintaining and modernizing their nuclear weapons, despite the International Court … Continue reading

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29/11/2011 · 5 Comments

‘Syrian Forces Have Committed Crimes against Humanity’

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva – Syria’s military and security forces have committed crimes against humanity during their crackdown on protesters, a United Nations-appointed probe said, urging the government to immediately … Continue reading

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28/11/2011 · Leave a comment

The Arab Revolt – What Next?

Human Wrongs Watch By Johan Galtung* – TRANSCEND It changes character, like in quantum mechanics, just by watching. The French revolution did that in the late 1780s-early 1790s. However, spring … Continue reading

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28/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Of Vulture Funds and How to Blackmail the Countries Chosen as Preys

Human Wrongs Watch By Raúl de Sagastizabal* – PoliticaPress Montevideo – In 2002, Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), floated the idea that countries can … Continue reading

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28/11/2011 · Leave a comment

U.S. Africa Command, a Tool to Re-colonise Continent

Human Wrongs Watch By Dr. Motsoko Pheko* – Pambazuka News  The USA Africa Command, which America calls ‘Africom’, is a military structure of the Defence Department of America. Africom was … Continue reading

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27/11/2011 · 1 Comment

Nigeria: Mass Lead Poisoning from Mining Activities

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva – At least 43 villages in Nigeria continue to present cases of lead poisoning, 18 months ago after cases were first discovered in the region, the … Continue reading

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27/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Syria: The Story of Water Bottles & Roses

Human Wrongs Watch By Mohja Kahf* – Pressenza Damascus – A town of about 200,000 Daraya is notable mainly for its grapes — and, truth be told, for its lack … Continue reading

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27/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Syria: Massive Human Rights Violations, Torture of Children

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva – A UN Committee voiced “deep concern about massive human rights violations in Syria, including the reported torture of children, as the government’s violent crackdown against … Continue reading

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26/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Of Dr. Strangelove and the Risk of Using Atomic Bombs

Human Wrongs Watch By Ramesh Jaura* – IDN-InDepth News Berlin – In a situation reminiscent of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the … Continue reading

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26/11/2011 · 1 Comment

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