Kanny Daylop, a legal practitioner and consultant from Nigeria, recalls her encounter with a woman named Joy.
Say "Africa" and myriad images flood our minds. Like its landscape and peoples, the continent's history is rich and diverse. While numerous books have been written and films made on the African slave trade in the West, a lesser-known aspect of the continent’s history lies in India.
Call it the height of barbarism or a heinous war crime or a serious case of human rights violation—the video of a Syrian rebel biting into a dead soldier’s body part, was revolting in every sense of the word.
Eighteen days ago, Diane Wilson, a 65-year-old fisherwoman from Texas, decided to go on a hunger strike.
In countries paralysed by ethnic clashes and plagued by illiteracy, the U.N. Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) intends to play a greater role in conflict prevention and reconciliation.
The United Nations might soon find itself entangled in a legal battle for its failure to effectively deal with the cholera epidemic in Haiti, which has left more than 8,000 people dead since 2010.