humanitarian crisis

UN Declared Humanitarian Crisis in the DRC, President Kabila Rejects Aid

April 9, 2018

President Joseph Kabila insists that there is no humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, even as millions of children starve. Kabila “doesn’t want anything to reinforce what is widely understood: that the instability in the country is caused in large part by his refusal to step down from power,” says Friends of the…

Israeli Forces Target UN School Shelter, Children and Hospitals

July 31, 2014

Pernille Ironside: The Chief of the UNICEF Field Office in Gaza describes the growing death toll and the rising humanitarian crisis

TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?

March 6, 2014

David Swanson and Danny Postel debate whether the dire humanitarian situation in Syria justifies limited military intervention

Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?

March 4, 2014

Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

Did the U.S. Carry Out a Ukrainian Coup?

March 4, 2014

Investigative journalist Robert Parry talks about Russia’s move to invade Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and the role of the US and the west in fomenting crisis there

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

September 29, 2013
Hamas carries out military parades in response to external and internal threats

Bolivians Protest US Attack On Syria

September 8, 2013

Regional bloc UNASUR opposes possible U.S. military strike Strike On Syria

US Attack On Syria Violates International Law

September 5, 2013

Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law

US Lacks Justification for Strike on Syria

September 5, 2013

Michael Ratner: Obama admin’s case for attacking Syria deeply flawed

Any Attack on Syria Would Be Illegal, Increase Sectarianism in Middle East

August 29, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Possible missile strike against Syria has been a part of the West’s game plan since 1979 to weaken Iran for its independent path, but US military intervention will increase sectarianism in the region and disrupt fragile peace in Lebanon