Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021


Why channelling climate finance to local responders is key?

At the 27th session of the Climate Conference, or what is officially called the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the UNFCCC, which is taking ..

Published on: 8 November, 2022

 A deadly decade for Somalia’s journalists while their killers remain above the law

This year, 2 November 2022, the world marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, an UN-recognised international day. No place better ..

Published on: 2 November, 2022

A sustainable and healthier future in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Engaging communities also ensures that essential health services and developmental programmes are maintained by enhancing accountability and efficiency, while meeting the needs of the beneficiaries. ..

Published on: 9 October, 2022

Yemen, the forgotten country and the biggest Humanitarian funding gap

In Yemen, the overall annual budget that humanitarian organisations appeal for in support of the most vulnerable Yemenis is less than 5 billion US Dollars—no ..

Published on: 31 August, 2022

Yemen Failures: Skeletons & Aid

Humanitarian agencies attempting to cope and meet such supply-driven and distorted approaches to aid are doing their best.  Some comply, others stay out, some quietly ..

Published on: 20 July, 2022

Migrants Stranded in Yemen at Greater Risk as Funding for the Response Dwindles

IOM estimates there are approximately 190,000 migrants in need of humanitarian assistance in Yemen today. More than 27,500 migrants made the perilous journey to Yemen ..

Published on: 2 June, 2022

Migration takes centerstage at the UN this week

The Forum is not the endgame, it is a landmark step towards the culmination of efforts and building on foundational work over the past few ..

Published on: 17 May, 2022

“Between availability, affordability, and quality” How can the world close the gap in cancer care

It is well known that cancer is a serious global health problem. According to International Agency for Research on Cancer, it is a leading cause ..

Published on: 6 February, 2022

Behind closed doors during conflict: An urgent call to step up on ending violence against female migrants in countries in crisis

In the MENA region, plagued by protracted conflict and other crises, several situations of violence against female migrants remain unaddressed.

Published on: 9 December, 2021

The failure of the ‘war on terror’


Published on: 26 September, 2021

The Taliban Take Power

Just before the pandemic, I was in Kabul to gather support for Asadullah Haroon, an Afghan who has languished in Guantánamo for the past 15 ..

Published on: 9 September, 2021