July 22, 2009 | Melanie Teff | Tagged as: Iran
Shadi Sadr, a remarkable Iranian women’s rights activist, was beaten and arrested on Friday July 17 and is being held in detention.
July 20, 2009 | Jake Kurtzer | Tagged as: Congress, Iraq, U.S. Administration
While America’s attention has shifted to the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, recent news reports about the targeting of Christian Iraqis have turned a few eyes back towards the violence within Iraq.
July 17, 2009 | Kristele Younes | Tagged as: Afghanistan, Humanitarian Response
The Obama administration is a much stronger supporter of the United Nations than the Bush administration was.
July 15, 2009 | Dawn Calabia | Tagged as: Iraq, Humanitarian Response
As a humanitarian talking with displaced Iraqis be prepared for a lot of anger.
July 14, 2009 | Joel Charny | Tagged as: Somalia, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises

I spent a night in Mogadishu this past March. It was less dramatic than it sounds.