Repatriated Rohingya Would Face Abuse, Insecurity, Aid Shortages Bangladesh’s decision on January 22, 2018, to delay the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Burma should be followed by suspending the bilateral plan, which threatens the refugees’ security and well-being, Human Rights Watch said today. On January 16, Burma and Bangladesh announced an agreement thatRead More →

Methane produced by India’s livestock population, considered the world’s largest, can significantly raise global temperatures, says a new study designed to help predict climate change linked to greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions from farm animals. Results of the study carried out by the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and the Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University ofRead More →

It’s time to take a hard look at the role of the news media in creating and perpetuating a horribly simplistic and stereotypical portrayal of Africa. US President Donald Trump’s alleged remarks questioning why the US should take in immigrants from what he apparently called “shithole countries” — those comprisingRead More →

Having the choice of where and how to get my education has been a fantastic journey for me so far. Even though I’ve never been technically homeschooled, I started schooling at home when I was in 6th grade. My experience in traditional public school taught me that overall, my naturalRead More →

Rt Rev Peter Price, Chris Mullin and Jeremy Lester call for a long-term effort to end and prevent wars; Tim Webb on wasteful military expenditure; Lord West on the defence of Europe; Keith Farman on a Catch-22 solution to the funding shortfallRead More →