Category: Rights

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…

The Arab-She Rebels

Not just hidden behind a veil, but covered up up like deep-sea divers, living hidden behind the shadows of a cloth, their freedom entangled within the fabric: this is the life of women in Saudi Arabia. The years go by, one after another. The few, very few concessions of the country’s rulers slowly follow one…

Aleppo Is Dying While We Are Watching

The Syrian army has announced to be close to the total control of Aleppo. Day by day, the moment of the final showdown is approaching. The limited information that filters from Aleppo, once among the most important cities in Syria, tells of human and architectural wreckage occupying every living space. There still are people in…

Syria, a Generation to be saved

by Christiana Ruggeri It’s a fight against time. Not only to save their lives, but to preserve their infancy. The psychological balance, the studying, the playing. Just like calm sleep and serenity: it will be more difficult to have these kids find them again. It has been defined, not randomly, a canceled generation. They are…