Showing posts with label human tragedy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label human tragedy. Show all posts

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Greece Sacks Police Chief After Train Tragedy Protests

Greece Sacks Police Chief After Train Tragedy Protests

Greece said on Saturday it had sacked its national police chief, days after clashes between security forces and demonstrators broke out in the wake of the country's deadliest train tragedy.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Dozens of migrants heading to Yemen thrown overboard, feared dead | Al Jazeera

Dozens of migrants heading to Yemen thrown overboard

The International Organization for Migration has said that at least 20 migrants and refugees are dead after smugglers threw 80 people overboard during a voyage from Djibouti in East Africa to Yemen.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

‘We were about to die’: E. Ghouta civilians say terrorists used them as human shields & barred escape

E. Ghouta civilians say militants used them as human shields & barred escape
Civilians fleeing the fighting in Eastern Ghouta in their thousands through humanitarian corridors say the terrorists controlling the area used them as human shields and prevented them from leaving their homes.

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.

Monday, February 26, 2018

‘Refugee bottleneck in Greece result of EU & NATO failure to deal with Syria problems’

Around 47,000 asylum-seekers have found themselves unable to leave Greece
The EU is the biggest culprit in the refugee crisis in Europe, and you can’t leave it to Greece alone to deal with it, Stephen Morris from the English Democrats party says. Why aren’t NATO and the EU doing anything, he asks.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Civilians Pay $300 to Terrorists to Cross Iraq's Border with Syria

ISIL terrorists do not allow anyone to leave the regions
ISIL terrorists are blackmailing anyone willing to leave the regions at Iraqi's border with Syria and ask $300 for each travel permission, an Iraqi source said Wednesday.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Mosul's orphans facing unknown fate

Scores of children have lost their parents
Abdallah, Mariam and Rahma are younger than 1 year old and their identities are unknown. They were rescued from the rubble as Iraqi forces battled to wrest control of Mosul's old city from Islamic State militants. The three toddlers were given names at the orphanage where tens of children left orphaned by the 9-month-long war to end IS's con­trol of Iraq's second-largest city are harbored.

Friday, August 11, 2017

UN chief saddened by forced drownings of scores of African migrants

forced drownings of scores of African migrants
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "heart-broken" on Thursday following reports that smugglers, taking Horn of Africa migrants to Yemen, forced the victims off boats into the sea, resulting in the drowning of more than 50 migrants.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Dozens Martyred in HugeTerrorist Blast Targeting Buses Evacuating Locals of Kafraya and Faou'a

Tens of peoples were martyred and tens others were wounded as a result of a terrorist car bomb explosion that targeted the bus convoy evacuating the people of Kafraya and al-Fou'a villages of Idleb countryside to Aleppo.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hundreds of migrants under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN agency says

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday warned that hundreds of migrants are being held under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

ISIS "executing" civilians for trying to flee Mosul

ISIS terror/militants have been killing scores of civilians attempting to flee the war-torn city of Mosul in Iraq, according to eyewitness reports, with as many as 50 people being put to death in the latest mass execution.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Yemen: UN Renews Push to End Conflict as Death Toll Passes 10,000

The death toll in the war in Yemen has risen to more than 10,000, according to the UN, with the organization launching a fresh plea for all sides involved in fighting to put an end to the two-tear conflict.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nearly 140,000 people displaced by fighting in Iraq's Mosul: UN

The UN relief wing reported on Tuesday that nearly 140,000 people have been internally displaced as a result of the fighting in Iraq's Mosul where fierce clashes continued to drive out the ISIS terror/militants.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Hundreds protest against terrorists in E. Aleppo, rallies brutally dispersed

Resistance against the terrorists and rebels controlling eastern Aleppo has been growing amongst the civilian population trapped in the city, Russia's Defense Ministry said. Eleven protests have been staged in militant-controlled areas since the beginning of the week.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

UN delivers aid to besieged people in N. Iraq

The World Food Program (WFP) has delivered food for more than 30,000 people in and around the northern Iraqi town of Qayyarah which was under siege over the last two years, said a UN spokesperson on Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

30 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

The Saudi-led military coalition launched airstrikes against the Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen's southwestern governorate of Taiz on Tuesday, killing about 20 people, local residents told Xinhua.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Migrants attempt river crossing into FYROM [*]

More than 1,000 people crossed a river from a refugee camp in Greece into FYROM [*] on Monday, though FYROM [*] officials say they will be returned to Greece.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...