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Yemeni children infected by cholera at rate of one every 35 seconds

Yemeni children infected by cholera at rate of one every 35 seconds

. Save the Children warns rate of infection has tripled in two weeks, fuelled by near-famine conditions and crippled infrastructure The cholera outbreak in Yemen is escalating at an alarming rate, with experts warning that a child is now infected with the disease every 35 seconds, according to Save the Children. Grant Pritchard, the charity’s director in Yemen, warned the …

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Israeli Police Show Primary School Children How to Kill Palestinians

Israeli Police Show Primary School Children How to Kill Palestinians

.Israeli police officers have given a practical demonstration to primary school children on how to kill a Palestinian assailant and verify that he is dead, Israeli media reported on Tuesday. The outdoor event took place on Monday in Ramat HaSharon. During the programme, four Israeli policemen with M16 guns approached a person who was clearly supposed to be a Palestinian, …

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Israeli Soldiers Killed 309, Palestinians, Including 83 Children, Since October 1, 2015

Israeli Soldiers Killed 309, Palestinians, Including 83 Children, Since October 1, 2015

.An updated study by the Al-Quds Center for Israeli and Palestinian Studies, revealed that the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli fire since October 1, 2015, has arrived to 309 Palestinians, including Saba’ Nidal Obeid, who was fatally shot on Friday, May 12, 2017. Al-Quds Center stated that the soldiers have killed eighty Palestinians in the Hebron governorate, 64 in …

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More than 150 children estimated to have died taking Central Mediterranean migration route this year – UNICEF

More than 150 children estimated to have died taking Central Mediterranean migration route this year

According to UNICEF estimates, more than 150 children have died crossing the Central Mediterranean from North Africa to Italy so far this year. Yet the true number of child casualties is almost certainly higher given that many children on the move are unaccompanied, so their deaths often go unreported. Since the start of the year, nearly 37,000 refugees and migrants, …

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Child trafficking in Britain hits record high, statistics show

Child trafficking in Britain hits record high statistics show

UK statistics have revealed that child trafficking referrals in Britain increased 30 percent last year, the highest figure on record. According to the latest figures from the UK government’s National Crime Agency, the number of children referred to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM), which identifies victims of human trafficking, increased to 1,278 in 2016, a record high. The report also …

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Yemen at ‘point of no return’ as conflict leaves almost 7 million close to famine

Yemen at 'point of no return' as conflict leaves almost 7 million close to famine

. Governments have been warned they face enduring shame should famine take hold in Yemen, where two-thirds of the population face severe food shortages Aid agencies have warned that Yemen is “at the point of no return” after new figures released by the UN indicated 17 million people are facing severe food insecurity and will fall prey to famine without …

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Two children killed in US drone attack in Yemen’s Bayda: Official

Two children killed in US drone attack in Yemens Bayda

A local Yemeni official says a drone strike suspected to have been carried out by the US has left two Yemeni children dead in the south-central Bayda Province. The unnamed provincial official said on Tuesday that the incident took place outside the Yakla village of Bayda’s Qifah district on Sunday, when the victims, aged 10 and 12, had been tending …

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British children held in solitary confinement against UN torture rules

British children held in solitary confinement against UN torture rules

British prison authorities are holding child inmates in solitary confinement in possible violation of United Nations torture rules, according to an investigation. Inspection reports have revealed that some children locked in solitary confinement have been driven to self-harm because of the severe emotional distress caused by harsh prison conditions, The Independent has uncovered. In one case, a teenage inmate with …

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Women and children ‘endure rape, beatings and abuse’ inside Dunkirk’s refugee camp

Women and children ‘endure rape, beatings and abuse’ inside Dunkirk’s refugee camp

. The fate of those stranded by the UK’s decision to limit taking child refugees from France Children and women are being raped by traffickers inside a refugee camp in northern France, according to detailed testimony gathered ahead of fresh legal action against the UK government’s approach to the welfare of unaccompanied minors. Corroborating accounts from volunteers, medics, refugees and …

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