Category Human Rights

First Ebola case in Senegal as regional fears grow

The deadly Ebola outbreak gripping West Africa has now registered a case in Senegal. A young man from Guinea has become the country’s first official victim of the virus. He has since been placed in quarantine, but the case will further worry international observers who fear the contagion of this crisis. Originating in Guinea- Sierra […]

U.S. Doctor Kent Brantly Recovers From Ebola While in Atlanta, And Now Released With Nancy Writebol

Shocking news came out yesterday that Dr. Kent Brantly has made a full recovery from the deadly Ebola virus. The CDC has declared that he is no risk to public, and is now not contagious. Dr. Brantly had taken a dose of the experimental Ebola serum ZMapp, which aided in his recovery. Also, missionary Nancy […]

Health Crisis: WHO Reports 635+ Deaths Due to Ebola in West Africa

Epidemiology and surveillance WHO continues to monitor the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The current epidemic trend shows a mixed picture, as follows: Liberia reported 16 new EVD cases and Sierra Leone, 34 new cases – since 3 July. These numbers indicate that active viral transmission continues in the […]

Humanitarian Crisis: 50,000 undocumented children in need of help at U.S. border

Following a meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and others, President Obama makes a statement on immigration reform in Dallas, Texas, July 9, 2014. “The first thing we can think of is to send our children to the United States,” said a mother of two in La Pradera, who declined to give her name because […]

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap eight girls in north east Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped eight girls between the age of 12 and 15 from a village in the north east of the country. Witnesses claim they were loaded onto military trucks and driven away with stolen livestock. The Islamist group is still holding more than 200 teenagers taken from a school in Chibok […]

An explanation on what is happening with Russia and Ukraine Unrest in 2014

Found this great explanation on Reddit, hope that it will help you understand. Link to comment on Reddit. “The version I’ll tell is controversial, but the most accurate. Russian President Vladimir Putin has envisioned a return of Russia to superpower status. In order for the now re-energized nation to do this, it must win influence […]

Brutal video shows all-out street war in Kiev, death toll rises in fresh clashes

“Latest images show street riots in Kiev on the morning of Thursday, Februray 20, 2014. News media has filmed protesters being shot at in front of hotel Ukraina as clashes continue in the Ukrainian capital. The number of victims is still rising, news agencies say at least 25+ people have been killed.” – “A woman […]

Video shows evidence of snipers firing at protesters in Kiev

Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty This video shows security forces and snipers firing. There were renewed clashes between security forces and protesters in Kiev’s Independence Square on February 20 despite a putative ceasefire. Sniper fire was widely reported. Ukrainian Olympian: “I don’t want to participate when in my country people die.” http://huff.to/1h0dXpR euronews: the most […]

Ukraine Protest: Molotov cocktails and fireworks used in intense clashes in Kiev

“Twenty-five people have been killed in fighting between anti-government protesters and police in the capital Kiev, the Ukrainian Health Ministry said, with the Interior Ministry saying nine police officers were among the dead. Ukrainian riot police were still fighting protesters occupying a central Kiev square early on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since the former […]

Venezuela: Violent protests sweep Caracas, opposition leader surrenders, 3 people dead in clashes

Venezuelan security forces arrest opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on charges of fomenting unrest that has killed at least four people, bringing tens of thousands of angry supporters onto the streets of Caracas. Jillian Kitchener reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews http://reuters.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Reuters https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/reuters https://twitter.com/Reuters