Monday, 18 June, 2018

Category: Humanitarian

The Unspeakable Truth About Slavery In Mauritania

The Unspeakable Truth About Slavery In Mauritania

Mauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of North-Western Africa. It is the eleventh largest country in Africa and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Western Sahara to the north and northwest, Algeria to the northeast, Mali to the east and southeast, and Senegal to the southwest. The country derives its name from the ancient Berber kingdom of Mauretania,

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New 1MDB Probe Risks Peeling Back Corruption Built Over Decades

New 1MDB Probe Risks Peeling Back Corruption Built Over Decades

Investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd.scandal have thus far focused on the alleged involvement of former Prime Minister Najib Razak. But Malaysia’s new government faces an awkward problem: How far should it pursue the companies that played a supporting role in one of the world’s largest-ever financial swindles? Since Mr Najib was forced out

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Imprisoned, Threatened, Silenced: Human Rights Workers Across Asia In Danger

Imprisoned, Threatened, Silenced: Human Rights Workers Across Asia In Danger

In February, hundreds of Filipino participants in the peace process, environmental activists and human rights defenders were labelled “terrorists” by their government. The security of the individuals on this list is at stake, and some have fled the Philippines. The UN independent expert on the rights of indigenous people – Victoria

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