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The lives of people in three towns depend on precisely synchronized aid deliveries.
Protecting civilians in wartime is a cornerstone of the international system and the United Nations. Indifference will only make our world far less secure. Our continued failure to act is a disgrace and a stain on the conscience of the world. Even war has rules; it is time to enforce them.
Over 4,500 people have been killed in the five-month conflict.
The war has pushed Yemen to the brink of famine, the U.N. says.
The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression was set up by the United Nations to acknowledge the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are the victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse.
Experience shows that the reliance on illegal, immoral, and inhumane interrogation techniques is universally a very poor choice.
1980 was a tragic year for Sofia Hernandez and her family. Government security forces and right wing death squads were terrorizing the rural population of El Salvador. By March, Sofia's family had fled their home in the countryside in hopes of finding safety.
In 2013, the ICRC conducted 120 operations across front lines to deliver aid to opposition-held areas, according to Regis
On Friday, the Taliban denied any responsibility for the attack, saying they never target those who "truly serve" the people
As the hunger strike enters its second week, the Palestinian population in the big prison -- the West Bank and Gaza -- is expressing solidarity and support for inmates.
Spearheading these activities is the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NCRAT). They have been at the forefront
As a passenger on the upcoming U.S. boat to Gaza, I read with keen interest the New York Times' account last week of Israeli military preparations to confront the Gaza Freedom Flotilla.
The continued deterioration of conditions on the ground in Libya, Bahrain, and Yemen has led to increased discussion of war crimes and the potential consequences.
As the war in Afghanistan drags into its tenth year, the United States doesn't need more martyrs. It does need to do a much better job of winning regional support for its mission. Sending innocent prisoners home would be a good start.
The International Committee of the Red Cross, which usually seeks to avoid the public eye, held a rare news conference here
The U.S. review of President Barack Obama's Afghan war strategy has identified areas of important progress, the White House
There has not been a single credible and independently verifiable finding that the MEK ever targeted any civilians or non-combatants. This is why the Iranian mullahs have fabricated cases against it.
In order to learn more about the mysterious "prolonged diapering" technique formerly employed by the CIA -- possibly the