Turkey is at a crossroads. Impunity lies down one road. Impunity will further entrench extremism and violence. Down the other road is accountability, helping to avert the escalation of deadly violence.
A young man is about to be beheaded and then have his body crucified in public. Sounds like some novel that takes place at the time of the Inquisition, but this is very real and is scheduled to happen in Saudi Arabia this week.
This catastrophic funding crisis risks condemning generations of refugees to live in camps indefinitely. If the GCC could match aid for Syrians to the economic assistance it donates to friendly governments, the impact could be huge.
The IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare is dedicated to protecting and saving animal species around the world. The lifeblood of IFAW, and organizations like them, is getting their message out to the public.
The adoption of the third U.S.-sponsored resolution by the United Nations Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka will now result in an international investigation being carried out in to the conduct of the civil war in the country.
More than the violence or the fear of renewed civil war, what has put Lebanon on the brink is the flood of Syrian refugees who are overwhelming the country, threatening it with economic collapse and its capacity to survive as a state.
While the details of the pending U.S. resolution remains unknown for the time being, it is expected that it will once again call on the Sri Lankan government to work towards reconciliation and open up its doors to international monitors