The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip

The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip

Global Humanitarian Experts Statement Release – WNN Justice (WNN) New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: This statement, signed individually by 300 global humanitarian advocates and international law experts, has just been released as an international plea for Israel to stop immediately its continuing attack on Gaza’s civilian citizens. Below is an outline with the exact statement […]

Israel military detainment of West Bank children shows pattern of abuse

Israel military detainment of West Bank children shows pattern of abuse

WNN Justice (WNN) Jerusalem, ISRAEL, WESTERN ASIA: Mistreatment of West Bank children who are brought into custody by Israeli military forces has revealed a pattern of “ill-treatment” says UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund in a recent report outlining the problems for children under incarceration. 2013 data from attorneys working with UNISPAL – United Nations […]

Youth activism counts as 10,000 plea for Joseph Kony justice

Youth activism counts as 10,000 plea for Joseph Kony justice

Allison Punch – WNN Justice (WNN/EP) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES: On Friday, November 15, Invisible Children hosted Lobby:DC, an all-day event bringing activists to the heart of U.S. policy with meetings on Capitol Hill. Over 700 activists received training from IC staff on how to engage Congress members and urge them to support the pursuit […]

International Criminal Court not ‘targeting’ only Africans says Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

International Criminal Court not ‘targeting’ only Africans says Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Peter Clottey – WNN Justice (WNN/ICC/VOA) The Hague, Geneva, SWITZERLAND: The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) says she rejects any suggestion that the tribunal has unfairly targeted African countries. Fatou Bensouda, who became chief prosecutor last June after eight years as deputy chief prosecutor, said in an interview it will take a […]

Justice Delayed: The massacre of political prisoners in Iran

Justice Delayed: The massacre of political prisoners in Iran

Elahe Amani – WNN SOAPBOX WNN Iranian reporter Elahe Amani shares insight and history into the increasing need for Iranian government accountability (WNN) Tehran, IRAN: 1988 is a year that is remembered for large, militant protests against the 1988 World Bank and IMF meetings  in West Berlin. It was also the year “Mississippi Burning” and […]

UN GENEVA: Women commit to bring peace and security to the MENA region

UN GENEVA: Women commit to bring peace and security to the MENA region

Participants at the WILPF – Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Middle East and North Africa (MENA) conference – WNN Opinion (WNN) Geneva, SWITZERLAND: At the MENA 1325 conference, hosted by WILPF – Women’s League for Peace and Freedom in Geneva, Switzerland, women came together to share, talk and solve global challenges facing all women […]

Haiti advocates press legal petition as IDP hardship reaches all-time highs

Haiti advocates press legal petition as IDP hardship reaches all-time highs

WNN Features (WNN) PORT-AU-PRINCE: Following seven months after Hurricane Tomas hit the Haitian region, hardship for the remaining 680,000 homeless tent-city residents is now reaching an all-time high. On November 5, 2010, Hurricane Tomas, with 130 kph winds, brought massive floods ushering in an expanded outbreak of cholera as make-shift tents and tarpaulins were ripped […]