Archive | February 22, 2017

Planets

NASA: 7 Earth-size planets found orbiting star; could hold life

NASA: 7 Earth-size planets found orbiting star; could hold life NASA has announced the discovery of seven exoplanets orbiting a dwarf star almost 40 light-years away. Former astronaut Mike Massimino spoke to CBSN about why this discovery is so significant. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size […]

UK tenders to train Ethiopian paramilitaries accused of abuses

UK tenders to train Ethiopian paramilitaries accused of abuses Note: This article was post 4 years ago, Thursday 10 January 2013. Since it is still relevant to the current activities and purposes of training the gang called Liyu  Police, we reposted it. Exclusive: documents seen by the Guardian detail £13-£15m government funding for ‘special police’ in […]

The current leadership of the OPDO is now rocking the boat among the Revolutionary Democrats

The current leadership of the OPDO is now rocking the boat among the Revolutionary Democrats Note: The TPLF regime tries to reduce the Oromo struggle to youth unemployment issue. Ridiculous! What about land grabbing? What about political and economical marginalization? What about human rights violations? What about mass killing and imprisonment? What about cultural infringement? […]

Amnesty on social media - human rights

‘Politics of demonization’ breeding division and fear – human rights at risk

‘Politics of demonization’ breeding division and fear – human rights at risk Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017 Risk of domino effect as powerful states backtrack on human rights commitments Salil Shetty, head of the global movement, warns that “never again” has become meaningless as states fail to react to mass atrocities […]

Toxic political agenda is dehumanising entire groups, Amnesty warns

Toxic political agenda is dehumanising entire groups, Amnesty warns NGO’s annual report warns that aggressive political rhetoric is creating a ‘hostile climate for refugees and migrants’ (The Guardian) — Toxic political rhetoric with echoes of 1930s hate speech is stirring up violence worldwide – including in the UK and US, Amnesty International has warned. Kerry […]

Losing Hope in United States, Migrants Make Icy Crossing to Canada

Losing Hope in United States, Migrants Make Icy Crossing to Canada Losing Hope in U.S., Migrants Make Icy Crossing to Canada By CATHERINE PORTER, DAN LEVIN and IAN AUSTEN WINNIPEG, Manitoba (The New York Times) — Almost three months after Bashir Yussuf watched Donald J. Trump win the presidential election, he made his way to Noyes, […]

What are the challenges facing President Farmajo as he is inaugurated today?

Somalia: What are the challenges facing President Farmajo as he is inaugurated today? Farmajo pledged to tackle threat of al-Shabaab violence, famine and corruption. (IBTimes) — Elected on 8 February in a landmark vote in Somalia, President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed will be inaugurated today (22 February) in the capital, Mogadishu. Farmajo will be the […]

UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian SitRep #1 – Reporting Period January 2017

UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian SitRep #1 – Reporting Period January 2017 For Full report Click Here Funding Resource Report Click Here Highlights: The revised hotspot woredas list (December 2016) classified 34 additional hotspot woredas as compared with the last classification which took place in July 2016. Of the 192 hotspot woredas, 67 are found in the […]

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