νομίζω δεν υπάρχει πιο ρεαλιστική απεικόνιση της σημερινής κατάστασης στην Ελλάδα. Πιείτε κι άλλο το αίμα μας ρεμάλια.Ότι και να κάνετε όμως δεν θα είστε ικανοί να μας φτάσετε σαν λαός. Για σας η λέξη μεράκι είναι άγνωστη όπως και το φιλότιμο.

UKRAINE, Donetsk : A cat is perched on a bench as a man collecting water takes a cigarette break in Donetsk on April 18, 2015 in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR).  Detonations from shelling are still heard with regularity around the station and airport area in the city despite a ceasefire deal aimed to end a year of fighting that has killed more than 6,000 people.   AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN                        

The Chaos in Darfur

Violence in the Darfur region of Sudan’s far west continues unabated. Some 450,000 persons were displaced in 2014 and another 100,000 in January 2015 alone, adding to some two million long-term internally displaced persons (IDPs) since fighting erupted in 2003. The government remains wedded to a military approach and reluctant to pursue a negotiated national solution that would address all Sudan’s conflicts at once and put the country on the path of a democratic transition. Khartoum’s reliance on a militia-centred counter-insurgency strategy is increasingly counter-productive – not least because it stokes and spreads communal violence. Ending Darfur’s violence will require – beyond countrywide negotiations between Khartoum, the rebel Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) coalition and unarmed players – addressing its local dimensions, within both national talks and parallel local processes.

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Source : Crisis Group

“Many people imprisoned in these camps were not guilty of any crime, but were related to someone who supposedly committed a political crime. Often they have no idea what that crime was, and even children who are born in the camps are raised as prisoners because their ‘blood is guilty’.”

photo/caption: Liberty in North Korea (Facebook page) www.facebook.com/libertyinnk

the human rights crisis in North Korea… there has been only one known person who has escaped from these prison camps and defected to a safe country to tell his horrifying experience in the prison camps. prisoners are overworked and are beaten sometimes to death if they cannot produce a certain amount of labor each day. the camps are reminiscent of the Nazi death camps… North Korean refugees have spoken how prisoners would receive minimal food and be living in areas with diseases, filth, and rats. 

1500-year-old canals of Wari culture to be revived in attempt to solve Lima water crisis

Peru has been facing a severe water crisis as chronic problems, such as polluted water supplies, and environmental change combine to undermine the water security of the entire country. However, a new plan has been put forward by Lima’s water utility company, Sedapal, to revive an ancient network of stone canals that were built by the Wari culture as early as 500 AD, in order to supply the population with clean, unpolluted water.

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