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More than 10,000 children killed or injured in war torn Yemen

Latest UN figures state that a total of 3,455 children were killed and more than 6,600 wounded in the fighting in Yemen between March 2015 and September 2021.

UNICEF report Yemen Over 10,000 children killed or wounded in Yemen: a ‘shameful milestone’, says UNICEF 

UNICEF appealed for urgent financial help to the tune of USD 235 million from the international community to avoid the humanitarian crisis in Yemen from escalating further and putting thousands of children’s lives at risk of death and starvation

The hidden hunger in Morocco

While official statistics suggest the North African country does not suffer with hunger, the reality is a different story covered up by lack of reliable data and social stigma

Migrants in Mexico demand solution to migration and refugee crisis

For the past two days, Central American and Haitians migrants stranded in Mexico and migrant rights activists have been carrying out an indefinite hunger strike in the Tapachula municipality to demand authorities respect their rights

UNICEF warns of possible re-emergence of waterborne diseases in Haiti

UNICEF estimated that about 540,000 children, in the earthquake-stricken departments of Haiti, are threatened with acute respiratory infections, diarrhoeal diseases, cholera and malaria due to the lack of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities

Israeli forces open fire during protests against blockade of Gaza and other stories

Today we look at protests in Gaza against the Israeli blockade, the evacuations in Afghanistan and a looming hunger crisis, and more

Israel uses the Gaza fishing zone as a tool for collective punishment against Palestinians

Israel often blocks the fishing zone, driving thousands of Palestinians dependent on it for their livelihood and food using the pretexts of rocket attacks

Bangladesh factory owner among 8 detained on charge of murder after 52 workers die in fire

At least eight people have been detained by the Bangladeshi police under murder charges in connection with factory fire that broke out in a food processing factory in Rupganj. 52 people were killed in the incident

SOFI report Hunger In 2020, rise in number of those affected by chronic hunger was more than last 5 years combined

The report underlines the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts as the major reasons for rising hunger in the world. It asks countries to increase social spending, end conflicts, and transform agriculture to let people grow what they can eat

Over 300 Palestinians injured in Israeli attack on Al-Aqsa mosque complex

For the second time in four days, Israeli forces attacked the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem with stun grenades, tear gas sells and rubber-coated bullets. The attack came ahead of a provocative march by Jewish settlers in the city

Haiti: Teachers and students protest against increasing violence and insecurity in Moïse regime

School teachers across Haiti are on a national strike from April 19 to April 23 against the rampant insecurity and violence in the country

Haitian teachers embark on a national strike in rejection of insecurity and violence

School teachers across Haiti have embarked on a week-long national strike in rejection of the rampant insecurity and violence in the country and the lack of action by Jovenel Moïse’s de-facto government

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