VOAvideo — May 27, 2010 — Amnesty International's latest human rights report says overall, the past year has been a landmark period for international justice. But the report finds there are still governments that the organization says stand above the law on human rights. Amnesty says many people around the world are suffering from poverty and repression. VOA's Elizabeth Lee has more.
Saturday, May 29, 2010
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
BP COO not certain 'top kill' will work BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
If this engineer is right, this is truly a scary scenario! Here's his story.
"Heard your mention of the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico this morning, and you (and most everyone else except maybe George Noory) are totally missing the boat on how big and bad of a disaster this is.
Sunday, May 23, 2010
AlJazeeraEnglish — May 22, 2010 — Voting is underway in Ethiopia, in legislative elections that are set to be a stiff test of the country's democracy.
Menes Zelawi, the current prime minister, is expected to be returned as leader, after 19 years in power.
But the opposition is already crying foul, with memories of the 2005 election that led to widespread bloodshed still fresh in the minds of many Ethiopians.
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Friday, May 14, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 11 May 2010 UNICEF recently hosted the historic first annual High-Level Meeting on Sanitation and Water for All at World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC.
Sanitation and Water for All is a global partnership aimed at achieving universal and sustainable access to sanitation and drinking-water by firmly placing the issue on the global agenda. Its immediate focus is achieving the water- and sanitation-related Millennium Development Goals in the countries that are most off-track for reaching the MDG targets.
In this video, UNICEF Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Clarissa Brocklehurst speaks about involving all sectors to increase investment in safe water and sanitation.