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Wikileaks and USA diplomacy
In Focus World

Wikileaks and USA diplomacy

Despite the storm caused by the revelations about the extensive espionage carried out by its embassies around the world, especially against the UN, the USA will continue to preside over the UN Security Council. From Wednesday 1st of December, and for the rest of the month, the UN, the organization […]

Nigeria: Peace, progress and challenge
Human Rights World

Nigeria: Peace, progress and challenge

As Nigeria celebrates 50 years of independence, a point of reflection is made in evaluating the country’s development and planning for the future. On Wednesday, 8 December, a Gladwyn lecture titled “Peace, Progress and Challenge” will be given specifically on Nigerian education from 1960-2010. Since its break with the United Kingdom […]

The Saharawi tragedy under blind eye of the UN
In Focus World

The Saharawi tragedy under blind eye of the UN

Horror ensues in the Western Sahara of Morocco as human rights defenders witness genocide and torture of the Saharawi people. With the victim count at 4500 and rising, still they wait for intervention from the United Nations and the International Red Cross to attend to the gravely injured. Erica Buist […]

Sharing teddy hugs with the world
Globe World

Sharing teddy hugs with the world

From 1999 Teddies for Tragedies (TFT) have been knitting and delivering bears to children suffering disaster over the world. International Co-ordinator Gisele M. Toth explains, “The teddies are often the first toy the children receive, if not the only toy they will ever have in their lives.” Leonie Ann Garlick […]