Showing posts with label Humanity. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Humanity. Show all posts

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Basic standards of humanity : Wars across Mideast region reaches "frightening new normal"

Wars across Mideast region reaches "frightening new normal"
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Peter Maurer said Monday that a visit he has made to Syria has reinforced his view that wars across the region have reached a "frightening new normal" as basic standards of humanity are ignored.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Les iconoclastes du XXIème siècle

Même s’il est difficile de faire des comparaisons intertemporelles, il est compréhensible qu’il existe des similitudes voire même des analogies entre les iconoclastes qui tentèrent de s’emparer de l’Empire Byzantin et l’organisation terroriste Daesh qui tente d’écraser les quatre grandes écoles de la tradition musulmane. 

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Top 1 percent own more than half of world’s wealth

A new report issued by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse finds that global wealth inequality continues to worsen and has reached a new milestone, with the top 1 percent owning more of the world’s assets than the bottom 99 percent combined.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Warning against ‘toxic public debates,’ UN official urges global compact on refugee and asylum matters

UN,  8 October 2015 – The top protection expert in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today warned of a growing risk to people fleeing conflict and persecution and called for “an all-out effort to ensure that protection, and in particular the institution of asylum, remains life-saving, non-political, and fundamentally humanitarian.”

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Drowned migrant child’s photo sparks global outcry

A photo of a toddler’s lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach after a migrant boat sank has sparked an international outcry on social media on Wednesday, in a poignant image of the refugee crisis gripping headlines across the globe.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk warn of artificial intelligence (AI) robot war

Famed physicist Stephen Hawking, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and more than 1,000 other artificial intelligence experts published a letter Monday warning of the deadly consequences of an “autonomous weapons” arms race is sparked.

Monday, June 1, 2015

As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban Ki-moon pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake

UN, 1 June 2015 – On the Day of Vesak, which acknowledges the contribution of Buddhism to the spirituality of humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is paying special tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over a month ago.