Category Archives: Violência

The Life Of A 2-Year-Old Girl Growing Up With Drug-Addict Parents

Irina Popova

BoredPanda

USA sells 24 Apache Helicopters to Iraq

É que faz todo o sentido, já agora, é o Estado Iraquiano que paga? “$4.8 billion”?? Em quantos anos e como? Ahh já sei, agora têm direito a escolher líderes e ficam com opção de invasão no futuro caso se justifique (justifica-se sempre).

Blacklisted News

Defense Security Cooperation Agency

Surreal Buddhist Bug Project Tries To Negotiate Between Buddhism And Islam

Cambodian-based artist Anida Yoeu Ali

Artigo

Moments of Peace During Protests

Via Boredpanda

 

Man playing piano for riot police in Kiev, Ukraine, 2013
A young boy offers a heart-shaped balloon to police in Bucharest, Romania, 2012
An anti-government protester offers a rose to a soldier in Bangkok, Thailand, 2013
Kissing couple during the riots in Vancouver, Canada, 2011

Restante Galeria

5 reasons the latest report on Syria might not be true

Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post

In a recently released and conveniently timed report, (nvpolitique) complete with references to Nazi Germany and concentration camps, efforts to ramp up support for a “tough line” against Syria at the upcoming Geneva II conference and even possible military intervention, are once again moving into high gear. The report, compiled by three British war crime prosecutors and three “forensic experts” claims that it has demonstrable proof that the Assad government is guilty of torturing and killing over ten thousand people.

The report (accessed here) claims to show evidence of physical torture, murder, and starvation.
Of course, the Syrian government denies the veracity of the claims of the report and Western media outlets repeat the claims as incontrovertible proof.

Ler as 5 razões

Syrian regime document trove shows evidence of ‘industrial scale’ killing of detainees

Notícia via The Guardian

Relatório 

Child Soldiers International

Após ter visto a galeria completa de fotos “The Price of Precious” no National Geographic, referida neste anterior post, encontrei este site, Child Soldiers International, vale a pena.

O conteúdo informativo é gigante e a sua atividade também o parece ser.

Ao pesquisar por algumas imagens encontrei também este site: Creative Advertisements for NGO que tem trabalhos excelentes, poderão por exemplo ver os conhecidos cartazes e anúncio que a APAV usou para promover a sua causa.

Africa Photographer Witnesses the Human Cost of Our Electronics

The Price of Precious - Photo Gallery

The Price of Precious – Photo Gallery.

Mashable

National Geographic

Síria – Estados Unidos – Rússia

Ao andar pela CNN

vi o Ayatollah a ameaçar os Estados Unidos e

Não era suposto estar a aquecer tanto.

contudo sobre a Síria e as vontades ocidentais nada melhor que:

Daily Show Sep. 4

CNN: Every 15 seconds, a Syrian becomes a refugee.

Every 15 seconds, a Syrian becomes a refugee.

That’s the grim reality, according to the United Nations’ refugee agency, which said Tuesday that the number of Syrians who have fled their war-ravaged country has now risen above 2 million.

A year ago, that number was 230,671.

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“Syria is haemorrhaging women, children and men who cross borders often with little more than the clothes on their backs,” the UNHCR said.

The increase of nearly 1.8 million people over the past 12 months is an “alarming” trend, the agency said, warning that there is “no sign of this tragic outflow ending.”

‘The great tragedy’

The U.N. has said that more than 100,000 people — including many civilians — have been killed in Syria since a popular uprising spiraled into a civil war in 2011.

“Syria has become the great tragedy of this century — a disgraceful humanitarian calamity with suffering and displacement unparalleled in recent history,” said Antonio Guterres, the U.N.’s high commissioner for refugees.

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And there’s more somber news: another 4.25 million people are displaced inside Syria, the UNHCR said, meaning that more than 6 million people have been torn from their homes in the country.

“More Syrians are now forcibly displaced than is the case with any other country,” the agency said.

Neighbors under strain

The overwhelming majority of the refugees that leave Syria end up staying in countries in the surrounding region.

That places a heavy strain on the infrastructures, economies and societies of those host countries, the U.N. said.

The four biggest recipients of Syrians registered as refugees or awaiting registration are:

Lebanon — 716,000

Jordan — 515,000

Turkey — 460,000

Iraq — 168,000

Government ministers from those four countries will meet with the UNHCR in Geneva Wednesday in an effort to generate greater international support for dealing with the refugee exodus.

More than half of the 2 million Syrian refugees are children aged 17 or younger, the U.N. said.

True figure may be higher

The British Red Cross suggested that the U.N. figure for the total number of refugees may well be too conservative.

“To have reached this landmark figure of two million registered refugees is shocking, but the true figure is likely to be higher,” said Pete Garratt, a disaster manager for the British group. “We know there are people who will not have registered for support, for many reasons. They may be afraid of any form of authority or of registering their status.”

The organization said that in Jordan, 70% of refugees live in urban areas rather than in camps, which makes it harder for aid agencies to find and help them.

“Our colleagues from the Jordanian Red Crescent report finding families who have not registered, or are worried about coming forward to ask for support,” Garratt said. “They are still living with the psychological effects of having been in a conflict zone, and that makes people wary.”

Via CNN

É estranho imaginar a condição de viver como um refugiado.