Iraqi widows caught in escalating violence under conflict

Iraqi widows caught in escalating violence under conflict

WNN Breaking (WNN) Baghdad, IRAQ, WESTERN ASIA: Following the recent and escalating violence in Fallujah , only 36 miles due west from Baghdad, Iraq women and children have been placed in ever increasing danger as forces inside the region continue to juggle for power. Armed conflict and strife is not new to women in the […]

Japan woman journalist Mika Yamamoto dies from injuries during Syrian conflict

Japan woman journalist Mika Yamamoto dies from injuries during Syrian conflict

WNN Breaking (WNN) Aleppo, SYRIA, MIDDLE EAST region: After talking last month during an interview covering the great public need for journalists to go into conflict regions to ‘get the story’ and educate the public on issues they may never know about without the actions of journalists, Japanese woman journalist Mika Yamamoto died on Monday […]

Syria Update: Possible war crimes include rising violence against women

Syria Update: Possible war crimes include rising violence against women

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN/HRW) Geneva, SWITZERLAND: Warning of crimes against humanity and possible war crimes being committed, the United Nations human rights chief today called on the international community this week to overcome differences in order to end the violence and human rights violations in Syria. Reports of specific and increasing violence against women has also […]