April 20, 2010 | Briana Orr
On August 19th, 2003, a bomb-laden cement truck exploded at the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, killing seventeen people and injuring many more.
April 16, 2010 | Melanie Teff
Violence against women is a problem in countries the world over.
April 14, 2010 | Camilla Olson | Tagged as: DR Congo
The conflict in Dongo displaced almost the entire town. People fled in wooden canoes across the Oubangui River to neighboring Republic of Congo or walked for days through the jungles, further inland.
April 12, 2010 | Limnyuy Konglim | Tagged as: South Sudan, Sudan
Five years after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and less than a year away from the referendum on southern independence, the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) still needs to make substantial progress in reforming the security sector and its ability to protect civilians.
April 08, 2010 | Maureen Lynch | Tagged as: Bangladesh, Statelessness
Seven years ago a group of young Urdu-speakers claiming to be citizens of Bangladesh filed a petition to demand enrollment in the country’s list of voters.