Russia on Thursday postponed a final hearing on dissolving the country's most prominent rights group that chronicles Stalin-era repressions and defends activists, a case condemned by supporters as part of a crackdown on civil society.
A US-based non-governmental organization (NGO) doing outreach work on children of Ulingan, a slum community in Manila, was given recognition for its untiring efforts in uplifting the lives of children who are living in sub-standard conditions.
An international tribunal has found former US President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld guilty of the crime of conspiracy to allow torture in Guantanamo Bay, Bagram and Abu Ghraib.
A US-based non-governmental organization (NGO) organized by a mother and daughter team in California four years ago has found fulfillment in their outreach efforts by focusing on the poorest of the poor children in slum areas of Manila.
Since December 29, 2011, reports are arriving from Egypt stating that the Egyptian security forces, in uniform and civilian clothing, along with public prosecutors, are attacking six National and International Human Rights Organizations (NGO).
Not using a condom, can this land someone on the Interpol's Most Wanted list? This seems to be one of the accusations against Julian Assange that forced him to come in for questioning on Tuesday.
Rats are being trained to use their superior sense of smell, and human are using their Pavlovian proclivity to respond to treats, resulting in the rodents detecting hidden mines, and patients infected with tuberculosis as well.
Non-Governmental Organisations and the US Navy have joined forces to help Haitians injured by last month’s earthquake and its aftershocks. Medical experts from Project HOPE have embarked on the mercy ship USNS Comfort.
In a letter to EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, a group of European NGO’s including Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and Oxfam, heavenly criticize the EU draft directive on renewable energies, due to be released on 23 Jan.
Aids activist, Oxfam global ambassador and singer Annie Lennox poses in front of giant letters spelling “access”, in support for campaigners’ call to achieve universal access to treatment for HIV-infected people.
Project Pearl Volunteer Kath Reyes
Bono at the Annual Meeting 2008 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2008