Category Archives: Global Citizen

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Forgotten #Children as World Ignores a Current #Genocide ?

Where is our humanity? From Susan Sacirbey

Who are these children who have a name and an identity that has also given them the UN label “the most persecuted people in the world” ? They are Myanmar…

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In majority-Muslim Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Small Jewish Community still Thrives

By any measure you choose, anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe. But in Europe’s only Muslim country, Jews say they couldn’t feel more at home, reports Maya Shwayder,  Deutsche…

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Urgent S.O.S. : #ConnectRefugees

It’s 2016, and in the age of interconnectivity and mobile phones, refugees should not be relying on sending out an S.O.S.  via – “Message in a Bottle” as in the…

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A Call for “HELP!” from #SouthSudan !

The ongoing food crisis, rampant child hunger and sexual assault permeates the lives of the innocent in South Sudan’s ongoing civil war. Well over a month ago, UNICEF, World Food…

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Coffee with the Souls of #Srebrenica

For most, the Srebrenica Genocide has become a footnote in history once again linking horrific crimes against fellow man that many thought could “Never Again” occur after the horrors of…

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Hats Off to Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia & Kazakhstan!

History was again made in the UN General Assembly this week when four new non-permanent members of the UN Security Council – Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia, and Kazakhstan were selected for…

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#Yazidis – Victims of #Genocide, Slavery, & Sexual Slavery

Yazidids  may be an ancient people, but they are modern-day victims of genocide and ISIL targets for hatred, slavery, and sexual slavery.  They are an Iraqi ethnic minority, primarily Kurds,…

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One Human Family- No Matter What Color or Lack Thereof

Albinism, in humans “is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a…

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Muhammad #Ali’s Humility, My Greatest Lesson

He was so different that we might have expected him to go to the grave screaming of his greatness. However, we all saw a piece of ourselves in him, and…

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon along with President of Turkey at Closing Ceremony of the World Humanitarian Summit.

Lofty Goals at World Humanitarian Summit, BUT Show Me the Money!

The first World Humanitarian Summit, which closed on May 24, 2016 in Istanbul, assembled 173 Member States, 55 Heads of State and Governments, some 350 private sector representatives, and over…