Archive for July 13th, 2019

13/07/2019

150,000,000 More Child-Mothers?

Human Wrongs Watch

By Baher Kamal*

So far, 650 million women alive today were married as children

Yet another inhumane practice to be added to the already reported Born Complete, Don’t Mutilate Them! and Robert J. Burrowes’ Humanity’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’ – Starving, enslaving, raping, torturing and killing our children.

Now it is about child-girls forced to be married before the age of 18.

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13/07/2019

Climate Change: ‘Heavy Carbon Dioxide Emitters Should “Take on Greater Responsibility” to Ameliorate the Problem’

Human Wrongs Watch

Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday [12 July 2019] that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to ameliorate the problem.

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Xiamen Airlines | First Theme flight on United Dream in August 2018- Youth and the Earth. Through cabin decorations and theme activities, we called for more people to support in Sustainable Development.
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13/07/2019

The American Dark Money Behind Europe’s Far Right

13/07/2019

In Afghanistan, We Have Three Dreams

Human Wrongs Watch

By Dr Hakim Young and the Afghan Peace Volunteers – TRANSCEND Media Service*.

Dear fellow human beings,

Some of us have wondered, “Are people today too disconnected and frantic to calm down in order to solve global challenges together? Are we so polarized and self-absorbed that we cannot stop judging one another or insisting on our partisan ways?”

In Kabul, our thoughts and feelings are diverse, complicated and flawed, so we centre our three dreams on relationships.

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13/07/2019

As Monsoon Rains Pound Rohingya Refugee Camps, World Food Programme Steps Up Aid

Human Wrongs Watch

Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday [12 July 2019].

WFP/Gemma Snowdon | Days of heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh since 4 July 2019.

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“Those in the most vulnerable living situations have been relocated to safer, newly developed land in the camps”, WFP Spokesperson Herve Verhoosel told the regular news briefing in Geneva, noting that 5,600 people had been displaced.

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