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Over 10,000 Civilian Casualties Recorded in Afghanistan in 2017

Over 10,000 Civilian Casualties Recorded in Afghanistan in 2017

Truth NGO – More than 10,000 civilians lost their lives or suffered injuries during 2017, according to the latest annual UN report documenting the impact of the armed conflict on civilians in Afghanistan. According to the OHCHR, a total of 10,453 civilian casualties – 3,438 people killed and 7,015 injured – were documented in the 2017 Annual Report released today …

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Thousands protest against ‘weapons deals’ in Munich

Thousands protest against 'weapons deals' in Munich

Truth NGO – according to the Press TV, Some 2,000 demonstrators have gathered in protest against what they claim is backdoor weapons dealing at the annual Munich Security Conference. A planned attempt to form a symbolic human chain around Hotel Bayerischer Hof was called off after snow and cold kept protesters away. Protesters gathered under the motto “peace not armament,” …

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Children and war: ‘More than ever’ living near conflict

Children and war 'More than ever' living near conflict

Truth NGO – More children than ever before are living in areas affected by conflict, a charity says. According to the BBC, at least 357 million children live within 50km (31 miles) of an armed conflict and face the danger of being killed each day. Save The Children says that’s one in six children on the planet who are vulnerable …

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Counting the homeless on the streets of Paris

Counting the homeless on the streets of Paris

Truth NGO – Around 2,000 civil servants and volunteers participated in a nocturnal count of homeless people organized by the Paris mayor’s office late Thursday into early Friday. FRANCE 24 followed a team in eastern Paris. According to the France 24 , At 8.45pm in the 20th arrondissement (district) town hall in eastern Paris, Luisa Landa is handing out maps …

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C of E facing 3,300 sexual abuse claims, figures reveal

C of E facing 3,300 sexual abuse claims, figures reveal

Truth NGO according to Guardian- Bishop tells synod ‘it will not be an easy couple of years’ as IICSA prepares to take evidence Church of England spending on issues relating to sexual abuse has increased fivefold since 2014 and the most recent figures show it is facing more than 3,300 allegations. The disclosures come as the church prepares to face …

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Leader of the Islamic Revolution: the Americans have created the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group

the Americans have created the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group

Truth NGO – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that enemies are resorting to any means at their disposal, including cyberspace and sanctions, to undermine the Iranian nation’s faith in the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The Leader said that the Americans have created the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group and the current US president had referred to …

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The hands behind of the UAE in supporting human trafficking in Libya

The hands behind the UAE in support of human trafficking in Libya

Truth NGO- Tom Charles is a London-based writer, editor and literary agent wrote in Alaraby about human trafficking: Simultaneous protests in London, Paris and Washington DC last weekend aimed to raise awareness of modern day slavery taking place in Libya. This is no simple issue, given the long history of slavery, the multiple players involved and the role of western …

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3 Big Ways The Military Industrial Complex Is Ruining Our Country

3 Big Ways The Military Industrial Complex Is Ruining Our Country

Truth NGO – By Ria Modak (alternet.org) For decades, our government has profited from worldwide violence and death. America has a sprawling military industrial complex—the network of the armed services, corporations, defense contractors, weapons manufacturer, and members of Congress. And it keeps growing to the detriment of our wallets, our country and the world. Here are three ways it’s expanding. …

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US picks open Islamophobe for UN refugee post

US picks open Islamophobia for UN refugee post

The US State Department’s nominee to coordinate billions of dollars in United Nations assistance to refugees across the world has expressed extreme anti-Muslim views in social media posts, falsely suggesting that Islam is an inherently violent religion and that Christians should receive preferential treatment when resettling from hostile areas. The nominee, identified as Ken Issacs, is a vice president of …

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Yemen: a western-sponsored genocide

Yemen a western-sponsored genocide

Almost three years have passed since Saudi Arabia announced it was intervening militarily, with its allies, in Yemen, to remove the Houthis (officially called Ansar Allah) from power after they had taken over the capital. Western analysts saw it as a bold move from recently-empowered (deputy) crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS), weapons manufacturers and their political representatives were delighted. …

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