Category: Rights

Turkey, Censorship 2.0

The Turkey authorities has censored Wikipedia. The government’s accusation against the digital encyclopedia is to lead a “defamatory campaign” against the country. The Wikimedia Foundation has appealed to Ankara Court that rejected. The case: the online encyclopedia blocked in Turkey Since April 29, Turkey has decided to block Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia. The news…

Humanity is crying in Myanmar

Myanmar is a Southeast Asian country also known as Burma, bounded by the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, and India to the west, and China, Laos, Thailand and Malaysia to the east. The Rohingya are an ethnic Muslim minority group living primarily in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state. From a religious point of view, they are considered…

Rallies in the West Bank

As envisaged during the last days, at this very moment the daily clashes during the rallies to support Palestinian prisoners increased in the West Bank. The population feels very close to the protest of the empty stomachs, even if there are no hopeful news. The number of arrested minors is also increasing, in particular in…

Yemen, Chronicles of an Humanitarian Catastrophe

Let’s think again about Arab Springs, that series of anti-governmental protests affecting Arab countries of North Africa and the Middle East originated in Tunisia in late 2010. The uprisings moved from one Arab country to another until they reached Yemen in 2011. Many people came to the streets against the Government. No-one could imagine the…

Auxilia in Syria: How international cooperation allow women to take back their lives

The war in Syria is not new. Since March 2011 there have been thousands of victims of a fratricidal conflict that sees the central government of Bashar al Assad opposed by many representatives of various groups, often simply referred to as “rebels”, but whose ranks are marked by the clash between profoundly different groups. As…