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Afghanistan: Talibanerna tar över i hazarernas land – nytt folkmord hotar

Ghazni anses av Migrationsverket som ett tillräckligt säkert område att hänvisa deporterade eller frivilligt återvändande till. Enligt vad en representant från Migrationsverkets säkerhetsavdelning sade då Rädda barnen presenterade sin rapport har säkerhetsläget i Afghanistan inte förändrats under de senaste fyra åren.  Distrikten i More...

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By Daniel Martin Varisco On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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What One Death Means

The photograph of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl named Amal Hussein was featured in a major New York Times article, published October 26, on the devastation of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. On November More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Is the Bombing of Yemen about to End?

The fallout from the Saudi murder of journalist Jamal Kashoggi in Istanbul has far-reaching consequences. Not only did the investment fair of Davos in the Desert see some major deserters, but Bin Salman actually More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Kashoggi, Yemen and the War on Journalism

For the past week, the news cycle on the Middle East has been focused, for obvious reasons, on the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Turkish authorities More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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What makes Yemen a “legitimate” state?

The media, reinforced by a mischievous U.N. resolution, consistently refer to the exiled Yemeni interim president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi as the “legitimate” leader of Yemen.  The Huthis, who with the aid of More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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The Banana Republic with very few Bananas

The Saudis are feeling offended that another country might criticize their dismal record of human rights. Last August Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland tweeted that a Canadian citizen, Raif Badawi, and More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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How many Children have to die?

The exact number of Yemeni children killed by Saudi bombing and malnutrition caused by the war has yet to be officially determined, but the number is certainly in the thousands. Overall the fighting and its consequences More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Talking about Peace

One thing seems clear after over three years of an unwinnable war in Yemen that has created the worst humanitarian disaster in the world: it is past time to find a way out for all sides. The UN envoy Martin Griffiths More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Socotra and Little Sparta

While the war on the Yemeni mainland drags on with daily deaths from violence inflicted from all sides and a largely ignored humanitarian crisis, there is a new twist in the overall dreadful scenario. The island More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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It takes a liar…

There is a saying, and a song by the American rock group “Taking Back Sunday”, that it takes a liar to know a liar. In the case of Oliver North, the newly elected president of the National Rifle Association More...