Eritrea misery making: A U.N. report shows abuse on level of slavery

It was a signal of serious humanitarian problems in the East African nation of Eritrea that a disproportionate number of the refugees flowing across the Mediterranean into Europe were fleeing from that nation of only 6 million. Confirmation of the dire situation in Eritrea has now come in the form of a report released Tuesday,… Read More

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15 Facts you need to know about NGOs Worldwide

  Globally, there are 10 million non-governmental organizations (NGOs). NGOs are so wealthy that, if all of them are combined into a country, it would have the 5th largest GDP. In year 2015, 31.5% people of the world donated to charity and 24% of them volunteered. To be an NGO, an organization needs to be… Read More

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Egypt’s NGO crackdown to block scrutiny of human rights violations, torture, UN experts say

United Nations investigators have blamed the Egyptian Government for shutting down non-government associations (NGOs) and putting travel bans on their staff in order to block scrutiny of human rights issues in the country. The nation’s NGOs have gone under expanding assault under the administration of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. In the most recent two months,… Read More

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UN Recommends Reform Of General Assembly Chief’s Office

The United Nations on Tuesday recommended overhauling financial oversight of the General Assembly president’s office following a bribery scandal involving one of its former chiefs. The US authorities charged John Ashe with tax fraud in October, suspecting him of having accepted more than a million dollars in bribes from Chinese business people seeking to influence… Read More

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Human Rights Day In South Africa Exposes The Hypocrisy Of Jacob Zuma’s ANC Led Government

South Africa’s human rights policies are currently under review by the United Nations. Although the end of apartheid in 1994 was meant to end what was considered a repressive regime and bring freedom to all South Africans, as well as bring the South African people together, it has not. Instead, it has resulted in a… Read More

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