August 05, 2014
| Mark Yarnell
| Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Protection & Security
Kenya’s government is rounding up thousands of refugees and forcing them into camps, all in the name of security. But as Refugees International recently discovered, this campaign has opened the floodgates to systematic bribery and abuse – and it is not making Kenyans any safer.
July 17, 2014
| Tagged as: Africa, Congress, U.S. Administration, United Nations, Neglected Crises, Protection & Security, Women & Children
#BringBackOurGirls. This slogan has been trending since April, when the
Islamic Jihadist terrorist organization Boko Haram kidnapped more than
200 girls from their school in Borno State, Nigeria. But three months
later, “our girls” have not been brought back.
July 14, 2014
| Sarnata Reynolds
| Tagged as: Congress, U.S. Administration, Americas, Neglected Crises, Protection & Security
More than 90,000 unaccompanied children are expected to arrive at the
U.S. border this year. More than 20,000 of them will be of Mexican
origin, but because they are being summarily turned around at the border
little is known about their decision to undertake the journey alone, or
the circumstances under which they traveled.