Some 3,300 people a day still arriving on Lesvos
Despite dangerous sea conditions, the United Nations refugee agency today reported that the number of refugees and migrants arriving on Lesvos continues to be high, at an average of 3,300 people per day so far in November.
Apex court stays execution of Asia Bibi for blasphemy in Pakistan - DAWN
Apex court stays execution of Christian woman Asia Bibi condemned for blasphemy in Pakistan – DAWN.COM.
Racism and Blood in Charleston
A young white supremacist man killed nine in a historical church in Charleston after saying that he was there to kill black people. A heinous terrorist attack in a place of worship that shows how far away is the American society from get rid of the violent racism embedded in an active minority.
Pope: no to death penalty and to inhuman prison conditions
Pope Francis: no to death penalty and to inhuman prison conditions.
Sudan: A Christian woman sentenced to death for apostasy
A pregnant woman has been sentenced to death by hanging in Sudan for “apostasy” because she refused to recant her Christian religion.
UN, Syria and the Humanitarian Aid
The humanitarian aid to the Syrian people affected by the war is not reaching many of those in need because of the way the UN is operating according to the international law, through the Syrian authorities. People in areas under the control of the rebels are frequently out of reach because the government denies the […]
International companies and Bangladesh one year after the collapse
Survivors of the Rana Plaza building collapse one year ago in Bangladesh are still suffering from their injuries and loss of income, Human Rights Watch said today. International companies that sourced garments from five factories operating in the Rana Plaza building are not contributing enough to the financial trust fund set up to support survivors and the families of those who died, said the organisation in a press release.
Death penalty 2013: Small number of countries trigger global spike in executions | Amnesty International
Death penalty 2013: Small number of countries trigger global spike in executions | Amnesty International.
Egypt mass death sentences
The criminal court in Minya, Egypt sentenced 529 people to death, possibly the largest mass death sentence in recent years anywhere, in a trial lacking basic due process protections, said Human Rights Watch in a press release.
Pope Francis to the mafiosi: Repent...so as no to end up in hell
“Repent. You still have time so as not to end up in hell.” said Pope Francis referring to the men and women currently involved in the mafia. It was during a prayer vigil with the families whose loved ones were killed by mafia violence.